DFW: Personal problems contributed to Brown loss

by Jesse Holland | source: mmamania.com

"I hate talking about this kind of stuff because I don't like taking anything away from Manny Gamburyan who went in there and knocked him out tonight and looked great doing it. But before the fight started, I was sitting next to Jake Shields and Mark DellaGrotte and both guys said to me '(Brown) might lose tonight.'

"He's got a lot of personal problems, his girlfriend broke up with him, he skipped camp for like 14 days. He's got some personal problems that he's dealing with right now and this isn't basketball or baseball where you lose and say 'Ah, we still got 130 games left so it's all good.' In fighting you're only as good as your last fight and you have to be physically, mentally and emotionally ready every time you go in there and I don't think that was the case with him tonight.

"I think he's one of the best in the world, I think he's got some personal problems right now but I'm sure he'll be back as soon as he sorts them out."

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Wade Hampel site profile image  

4/29/10 8:54 AM by Wade Hampel

dont really put much into this

soldierdad5417 site profile image  

4/25/10 10:04 PM by soldierdad5417

 Shouldn't it be Mike's decision to be putting his own business out like this? He tried, he lost. He doesn't owe anybody an explanation and if he feels one is appropriate, he seems like an educated man who could initiate something like that himself. Maybe next time Mike. 

Kenflo24 site profile image  

4/25/10 5:07 PM by Kenflo24

Dudes, take a step back and think about this. There is probably something to this "personal problems"stuff. Some of you may not have experienced a period of time where you were really down or depressed but it takes it's toll on you. You lose interest in everything including things you normally love to do. Life sux. GSP has had this happen as well, during the time he lost to Serra. You never know what people are going through but hopefully Brown comes back and gets back to his old form.

Built Like  A Fedor site profile image  

4/25/10 3:21 PM by Built Like A Fedor

Yes, the Genocide comment wasn't directed at Brown.  April 24th is a day of commemoration which just happened to fall on the day of the fight.   

ChickendanceThailand site profile image  

4/25/10 3:15 PM by ChickendanceThailand

Brown will be back no doubt.

Poindexter site profile image  

4/25/10 12:37 PM by Poindexter

 Interesting way to put it.

Wade Hampel site profile image  

4/25/10 12:19 PM by Wade Hampel

Manny deserves a title shot

jjj2121 site profile image  

4/25/10 12:16 PM by jjj2121

Luck? He sat in the pocket, ate a shot from Brown, and put a counter right squarely on his jaw that put Brown to sleep. Nothing lucky about it.

knucklesinyourface site profile image  

4/25/10 12:07 PM by knucklesinyourface

manny is a troll, fing ugly one at that, dude lady luck blew on his a hole for that win

jkennedy site profile image  

4/25/10 12:47 AM by jkennedy

no shit