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Sean Strickland responds after Pat Barry suggests his previous comments played a role in Rose Namajunas’ title loss: “I’ll treat Pat Berry and Jim West like they treat minor.. Without consent”

UFC middleweight contender Sean Strickland has reacted to Pat Barry’s recent comments about him. Last Saturday night, Rose Namajunas lost her UFC strawweight title to Carla Esparza. The fight was regarded as one of the worst in MMA history, as neither did much. Following the bout, Namajunas’s trainer Pat Barry said that recent drama could’ve affected her.
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Sean Strickland responds after “f**king can” Matt Mitrione goes to bat for Pat Barry: “Why don’t we go check what’s on your f**king laptop”

Sean Strickland is responding to Matt Mitrione after the latter went to bat for Pat Barry. Strickland has previously made his thoughts known concerning the relationship between Rose Namajunas and Pat Barry. Pat Barry, 42, retired from MMA back in 2014 and is currently coaching at the 303 Training Center...
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Sean Strickland Hits Back At Pat Barry For Blaming Rose Namajunas Loss On Him

Pat Barry addressed the allegations of grooming Rose Namajunas lodged against him by Sean Strickland. Barry believes them to be distractions thrown her way. Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Rose Namajunas lost her belt to Carla Esparza at UFC 274. Ahead of their second clash this past weekend, Sean Strickland dug up an old topic of controversy surrounding Rose. Strickland took to Twitter to call Namajunas’s partner and coach, Pat Barry, a “predator”.
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Pat Barry says Sean Strickland’s recent comments could’ve led to Rose Namajunas’ loss: “It’s causing her to get into the fight and be emotional”

Pat Barry has touched on Sean Strickland’s recent comments about his relationship with Rose Namajunas. Last month, the UFC middleweight contender went after Barry and Namajunas, among other MMA couples. Strickland alleged that the former UFC heavyweight contender is a groomer. The main reason is that Barry was much older when he met Namajunas, and it’s been alleged that she was a minor when they began dating.
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Sean Strickland apologizes for comments about the Professional Fighters League but not Kayla Harrison: “I miss spoke about the PFL”

Sean Strickland is apologizing for comments he made about the Professional Fighters League (PFL), but not about Kayla Harrison. Harrison (13-0 MMA) squared off with Mokhnatkina (6-3 MMA) at PFL 3 in Arlington, Texas on May 6th. While the three round matchup went the distance, and Harrison earned a unanimous decision victory, it wasn’t her best showing.
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Sean Strickland blasts Kayla Harrison for struggling with “low level” opponent at PFL 3: “Just reminds me why she’s not in the UFC”

UFC middleweight fighter Sean Strickland has blasted Kayla Harrison for her performance against Marina Mokhnatkina at PFL 3. Harrison (13-0 MMA) squared off with Mokhnatkina (6-3 MMA) in the headliner of last night’s Professional Fighters League event in Arlington. The three round matchup went the distance, with the former...
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Sean Strickland vs. Alex Pereira middleweight clash shifts to UFC 276

A pivotal middleweight bout will take place several weeks earlier than expected. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that the matchup between Sean Strickland and Alex Pereira will be moved up to UFC 276, which takes place July 2 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and anchors the UFC’s International Fight Week. The fight was originally scheduled to take place at UFC 277 on July 30. MMA Junkie first reported the switch.
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Midnight Mania! Sean Strickland takes aim at ‘weird father role’ coaches ‘grooming’ female fighters

Sean Strickland is not one to hold back on Twitter. He’s expressed his most random thoughts and feelings on a variety of subjects, unafraid to touch controversial topics or phrase things in an insensitive manner. How much of his “look how crazy I am!!” behavior is shtick vs. reality is up for debate, but Strickland’s social media tends to generate controversy either way.
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Sean Strickland weighs in on male coaches dating female fighters: “Is Jim West and Pat Barry the Weinstine of MMA?”

Sean Strickland has given his thoughts on male coaches dating female fighters that they train. ‘Tarzan’ has made it known on social media that he has a lot of opinions. Some of which, have landed him in hot water. His comments on certain subjects have gotten him involved with Khalil Roundtree, Colby Covington, and Jan Blachowicz, all of whom have received insults from Strickland.
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Brendan Schaub doesn’t believe Alex Pereira will be granted a title shot with a win over Sean Strickland: “I don’t think it works like that”

Brendan Schaub doesn’t believe Alex Pereira will be granted a title shot with a win over Sean Strickland. It has been announced that Sean Strickland (25-3 MMA), one of the UFC’s top 185-pounders, will be taking on rising star Alex Pereira (5-1 MMA) at UFC 277 on July 30th, 2022 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Casey O’Neill Avoids “Crazy” Sean Strickland On The Mats

UFC flyweight contender Casey O’Neill has given a brutally honest perspective on what it’s like to train with Sean Strickland. Strickland, a top middleweight contender in the UFC, has proven to be a wild character to most UFC fans. He’s been upfront with his thoughts on various topics on social media, including homosexuality and his tendency to get involved in road rage incidents.
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Bruno Silva expects soul-snatching performance from Alex Pereira over Sean Strickland

Count the most recent opponent of Alex Pereira among those that believe the ex-kickboxer will smash his way through the rest of the division. At UFC Fight Night 203 in March, Pereira (5-1) and “Blindado” Bruno Silva (22-7) threw down for three hard-fought rounds to open up the main card. Pereira ultimately had his hand raised after the judges handed down matching 30-27 scores in his favor. Silva did have his moments in the fight, landing a pair of takedowns and getting off some heavy shots of his own, but he could not so much as win a round.
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Sean Strickland explains why he’s fighting Alex Pereira instead of Paulo Costa at UFC 277

UFC middleweight Sean Strickland has explained why he’s taking on Alex Pereira instead of Paulo Costa at UFC 277. A few days ago it was announced that Sean Strickland, one of the UFC’s top 185-pounders, will be taking on rising star Alex Pereira at UFC 277 in July. While the majority of fans were pleasantly surprised to see this match-up get made, others were taken aback by Pereira being thrust into such a prominent spot.
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Paulo Costa Calls Out Derek Brunson After Sean Strickland Gets Booked

Paulo Costa has turned his attention to Derek Brunson for his next fight. Costa was calling for a fight with Sean Strickland or a rematch with Marvin Vettori. Yet, both men have since been booked and with that, the Brazilian is turning his attention to Brunson for his next fight as he took to social media to call out the American.
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