Chris Curtis joined the UFC’s middleweight division in 2021. Since then, he has earned a rank at no. 14 in this weight division with notable wins over Phil Hawes, Brendan Allen, and Joaquin Buckley.
Sean Strickland has been a staple of the UFC for some time. The top ten-ranked middleweight has been in four main event slots since joining the organization in 2014.
According to a Twitter thread, Sean Strickland and Chris Curtis have had multiple fights outside the training room.
Sean Strickland and Chris Curtis Fighting
Sean Strickland fired the first verbal salvo and shared:
“Me and curt have been in exactly 2 fist fights outside of training and its always been his fault…..”
Chris Curtis responded:
“Sean Literally punched me first both times. But I am the bad guy? All onlookers will confirm that this is FAKE NEWS and Strickland is entirely at fault.”
Strickland countered with:
“A big angry black man rips off his gloves and runs up to me telling me I’m a POS and I punch him in self defense.. tell me curt we’re you just trying to have a civil discussion?!?! The only time he’s ever gave me a black eye btw…….”
Chris Curtis said:
“LMAO This is NOT how this encounter went. Twice! Bruh I swear to God if you guys get him to tell you the story in person he can’t do it with a straight face cause he knows 🤣 😂 😒”