Tyron Woodley’s leaked video continues to be a scorching matter within the MMA media and Daniel Cormier cannot get sufficient of it.
Three days after the launched NSFW video took MMA Twitter by storm, Cormier broached the topic on his YouTube channel with former welterweight champion Ben Askren. Though the 2 retired fighters joked in regards to the state of affairs, Askren – a detailed good friend of Woodley – expressed clear regret for his former teammate.
Cormier introduced up Woodley within the video, saying:
‘Come on man. Why did they must kill your boy? [Woodley] like that? “That is the way you all find yourself in Missouri?… Lastly, I’ve one thing that may make you uncomfortable… Tyron, he is the king.”
Cormier is alleged to be referring to the friendship between the 2 former welterweights beginning on the College of Missouri. Askren and Woodley met as members of the varsity’s wrestling staff and remained teammates for years after they each transitioned to MMA.
Askren would reply:
“We have all been in that place in some unspecified time in the future in our lives. Do not come right here and deny it, Daniel… I used to be texting Tyron. It sucks that it bought launched, however all of us do one thing issues. I am positive you have been there earlier than Daniel.”
The 2 would solely focus on the Woodley state of affairs for a couple of minute earlier than shifting on. Within the brief video, they might additionally focus on the not too long ago introduced struggle between Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler. Askren additionally wrestled Chandler on the College of Missouri.
Tyron Woodley Leaked Video: What Else Had been Daniel Cormier and Ben Askren Speaking About?
Along with discussing Tyron Woodley and Worldwide Struggle Week, Daniel Cormier and Ben Askren mentioned the potential of the previous welterweight returning to preventing.
As Askren has acknowledged a number of instances, he’s solely concerned about one struggle that might deliver him out of retirement. The previous Bellator and ONE Championship fighter claimed that the one struggle he’s concerned about is the struggle towards Jorge Masvidal.
Whereas Masvidal claimed to be popping out of his personal retirement with X, Askren informed Cormier he can be concerned about a rematch at UFC 300.
Regardless of the rumors, no reviews have confirmed Masvidal’s need to struggle once more. ‘Gamebred’ beforehand reported a boxing struggle in early 2024, however has made no point out of a return to MMA.