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Fan concerned in Arman Tsarukyan altercation apologizes

Dana White stated after UFC 300 that he was fearful concerning the firm going through authorized motion from the fan concerned in an altercation with Arman Tsarukyan, however the UFC boss apparently can relaxation simple.

That’s as a result of the fan, recognized as Obed Ardon, advised Bloody Elbow on Monday that he doesn’t intend to file a lawsuit in opposition to the UFC within the wake of the incident.

“I can’t sue. That by no means crossed my thoughts,” Ardon stated. “My first thought was I hope I don’t get kicked out.”

The incident, which may very well be seen on the UFC 300 pay-per-view broadcast, occurred throughout Tsarukyan’s walkout. As he was strolling to the cage at T-Cell flanked by safety and Nevada Athletic Fee officers, Tsarukyan stopped to show to his left and throw a punch into the gang.

Ardon stated Tsarukyan’s punch missed the mark and defined what occurred whereas additionally expressing regret for his actions.

“I’d prefer to apologize to Arman for scary him by flipping him off,” Ardon stated. “I used to be buzzing all day, and the second bought to me. It was my first time attending a dwell UFC occasion, and it was completely unimaginable. I’m glad the incident wasn’t as dangerous because it might have been.

“I do need to clarify that I didn’t pull him in direction of me, yell out offensive phrases or something of that nature. I flipped him off, nothing else. Congrats to Arman on an excellent efficiency and better of luck to him in opposition to whoever he fights for the title.”

Tsarukyan went on to attain a detailed cut up resolution victory in opposition to former champion Charles Oliveira at UFC 300, which might set him up for a title shot after the upcoming matchup between champ Islam Makhachev and Dustin Poirier on June 1 at UFC 302.

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