At UFC 270, Don Frye confirmed that the fighters within the cage will not be the one ones who’re prepared to throw punches at somebody. Throughout a heated argument within the stands, Frye threw a straight jab and punched an offended fan within the face.
The encounter was recorded on one other fan’s cellphone as he watched the altercation play out. After the previous UFC heavyweight struck the fan, lots of the surrounding patrons have been shocked, whereas some cheered for extra.
Watch Don Frye punch a fan within the face within the video under:
It’s unclear what began the argument between the UFC authentic and the irate fan. As of now, there have been no stories of any prices being pressed in opposition to Frye for the punch within the face.
‘The Predator’ fought within the early days of UFC in 1996. He then continued his profession in different organizations, reminiscent of Satisfaction and K1, earlier than retiring in 2011.
Watch: Ken Shamrock recounts his combat with Don Frye at Satisfaction 19
Don Frye and Ken Shamrock have been two of the unique UFC fighters throughout the promotion’s match days in mid to late Nineties. Nevertheless, it wasn’t till 2002 that they lastly fought with one another at Satisfaction 19: Unhealthy Blood.
In a throwback clip posted to Josh Ray’s YouTube channel, ‘The World’s Most Harmful Man’ talks about his efficiency in opposition to ‘The Predator’. Shamrock was pleased along with his efficiency, given the 12 months and a half hiatus he was on previous to it.
“I wasn’t disillusioned with the combat. I wasn’t disillusioned with myself… I might have finished some issues otherwise, however we are able to at all times do one thing completely different after the actual fact. I felt I went on the market, I did what I mentioned I used to be gonna do… I used to be gonna go on the market and I used to be gonna take the combat to him… I might go toe-to-toe with him if he wished to go toe-to-toe and I might submit him. I might break his legs if I received his legs. I did that. Sadly, he did not faucet out. Sadly it did not finish the combat. However I wasn’t sad with it… I took numerous punches that I did not must take, however that was as a result of I hadn’t fought in whereas.”
Don Frye misplaced to Ken Shamrock through unanimous choice of their bout in February 2002. The San Diego native went on to combat many extra fights, together with a trilogy with Tito Ortiz, earlier than retiring.
Watch Ken Shamrock recount his combat with Frye under:
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