After TMZ published a video of Cody Gibson fighting in a bar in Las Vegas, Gibson had to be explained to the radio.
He said: "This guy was being a typical kind of bro and started saying some stuff to me." At first, I told him I did not want to fight, two or three times. "He was definitely egging on the situation, and then he started to irritate me," he said.
"Then I told him who I was, which was probably the worst idea, because then, after that, I feel like he really wanted to fight. And then, yeah, man, one thing led to another. I don't know, man. [It's] definitely not something I'm proud of.
When he punched me, luckily I didn't start throwing punches. Luckily, I just shot the takedown and his buddies kind of grabbed on to me, and it was done by that point. I'm actually fortunate that it kind of ended the way it did. "Had I beat the hell out of him or something, I think it could be a whole lot worse situation."
According to Gibson, this fight he will not lose his job in the UFC since he launched no shot and no charge has been brought against him. Obviously, the video is on TMZ, but according to him, this can only be in its advantage.
Here is the video in question: