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Till (18-3-1 MMA, 6-3-1 UFC) was forced to pull out of Saturday’s fight with Vettori (16-4-1 MMA, 6-2-1 UFC) at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas on less than two weeks’ notice after he suffered a broken collarbone in training. He was “f*cking destroyed” by the situation, but Vettori showed him no compassion.
During Wednesday’s UFC on ABC 2 media day, Vettori questioned Till’s injury, and called it “suspicious.” He admitted he was merely speculating, but did not pain Till in a good light (via Twitter):
Till was no pleased when Vettori’s words reached his radar. He issued a lengthy and emotional response on social media, calling Vettori an “utter moron” about his comments and taking multiple digs at his fellow 185-pound contender (via Instagram):
Whats up with you mate? You missing a few cells or something?
If only you fucking knew what I went through this camp to get 2 fight you.
Inside & outside the gym!
Let’s have it right mate you were going to be my easiest fight,
You are a walking punch bag who’s tough.
Nothing more & nothing less.
So keep ur bitter mouth shut.
For you or anyone to even think for one minute I’d pull out of a fight with some bullshit excuse makes me howl.
Every fight camp I guarantee I train through way harsher injuries than you and 90% of the roster.
What you want me to do? I’ve broke my fucking collarbone u utter moron.
Make sure u win Saturday.
& here’s some advice u ugly looking lord of the rings ork looking motherfucker.
Just be happy for ur peers,
Be happy the fact adesanya beat u,
Be happy the fact I was going to school u,
& be happy ur at the top in one of the most devastating sports in the world,
Stop being a hater u bum.
And ur not from Italy uve lived in California most of ur life u lying bastard 😂😂😂😂🤦🏻♂️🤦🏻♂️🤦🏻♂️🤦🏻♂️
I’ll tag u in my x-ray so u can sleep easy tonight.
With Till unable to compete at UFC on ABC 2, Vettori is now scheduled to fight Kevin Holland in the main event. The main card airs on ABC following prelims on ESPN.
Check out Vettori’s complete media day interview above.