UFC Releases Statement On Anthony Johnson's "Ugly Girl In Gym" Rant

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Last week UFC fighter Anthony Johnson (who has a history of issues involving violence against women) caused some controversy when he posted a Facebook rant insulting a women he had had an altercation with at the gym - causing him to throw her yoga mat across the gym. You can read about that here.

Well, although the UFC is "extremely disappointed" with Johnson's actions, there will be no suspension or any kind of serious punishment. Here is the UFC's official statement:

"Following a thorough investigation by a third-party law firm, UFC® is extremely disappointed with Anthony Johnson's recent actions, as the organization does not tolerate behavior of this nature from any athletes under contract with the UFC. Johnson personally apologized to the woman he verbally offended at a Florida gym last week and for the insensitive comments he made on social media afterwards. The woman accepted Johnson's apology and indicated a desire to put this unfortunate matter behind them. In order to ensure these situations do not happen in the future, Johnson has agreed to participate in counseling and UFC will support him through this process. Johnson has also agreed to make a donation to a Florida-based women's charity."

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