Cerrone brawls backstage with main event fighter

source: ultmma.com

UFC 155 lb fighter Donald Cerrone was involved in a backstage brawl at a small MMA show, tthe Evolution Combat Sports event in Clovis, NM. The brawl was apparently about a young lady now dating Donald Cerrone who used to date main event fighter of the evening Marcus Sursa.

"Comments were exchanged after Sursa returned from a trip to the rest room and Cerrone was over seeing the warm-ups of several Jackson MMA fighters on the card this night, some words were exchanged by the two and then a shove followed by Cerrone throwing a punch causing a laceration on the eye of Sursa, he responded with a punch cutting the lip of Cerrone.

"All told, Sursa was now out of the main event tonight against Buddy Roberts of Reno, NV due to the cut he suffered.”

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The crux of the argument began with an apparent love triangle between Cerrone, Sursa, and former Shark Fights ring girl Lindsey Sheffield. Sheffield dated Sursa than Cerrone.

Sursa, a Texas based heavyweight, was roommates with Cerrone and featherweight contender Leonard Garcia for approximately one month in the fighter's New Mexico home. Sursa briefly trained with Jackson's fight team before leaving the camp after an argument with one of its trainers.

"If it wasn't Donald it would have been someone else from their..... Marcus has made comments about Keith Jardine and that has gotten back to Jacksons and they hold Keith at such high standard their because he's a team captain." said a source who requested anonymity. "He (Jardine) is like a family member who is going through a tough time. They all took those comments personal."

Sursa's injuries that prevented him from fighting his scheduled opponent included a swollen eye and cut on his hand from Cerrone's tooth.

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