Luke Thomas believes the collective MMA media has a responsible conscience concerning the lack of protection devoted to really serving to fighters.
Thomas addressed the media’s normal lack of adversarial protection on the season premiere of Bloody Elbow and MMA Mania’s The Insiders interview collection (video above).
“I feel there are many optimistic tales, I feel there may at all times be extra, however to me, that is the factor that I inform everyone,” the Showtime Digital and SiriusXM character prefaced his argument.
You must take into consideration “each approach” fighters “are hit with a drawback in nearly each occasion,” he argued.
“You must essentially settle for everybody from supervisor to gatekeepers on the state commissions, promoters, to nearly everybody – they’ve the higher hand on fighters in nearly each approach,” Thomas defined. “We pay lots of lip service [to fighters] and we do that dance to them and we exalt them. We exalt them with our phrases as a result of I feel everyone knows now we have a responsible conscience for the best way they’re handled.“
“If you happen to’re going to cowl problems with substance, it’s important to function underneath the context of what the fact tells you. And the fact tells you that the fighters are uniquely deprived in nearly each case,” he concluded. “If you happen to settle for that as your driving principal of protection, that’ll maintain the issue normally.”
Timestamps are beneath for the video above.
0:41 – Most irritating level to get throughout
4:11 – First impressions of Brian Campbell
5:48 – Creativity in MMA media
8:00 – UFC vs. followers vs. media
12:12 – Easy methods to assist help fighters
19:51 – Departure from MMA Combating
23:57 – The title “Bloody Elbow”
25:52 – Disagreements with Chael Sonnen, Brendan Schaub
28:26 – Making amends with Forrest Griffin
29:55 – Responsible pleasures
32:40 – Rating Luke Thomas’ catchphrases
34:25 – Overseas Movie suggestions
40:12 – Luke Thomas roasts Shak and The Insiders