Ant Walker and Patrick Auger discuss the #joesilvastories hashtag that was trending on Twitter earlier in the week.
Ex-UFC fighters, in particular, used the hashtag to share their experiences with the former UFC matchmaker. Eddie Alvarez, Brendan Schaub, Jon Fitch, and Gray Maynard were just some of the fighters who voiced their issues with Silva.
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The stories referred to Silva’s cutthroat negotiation tactics as well as examples of verbal abuse. Ant and Patrick were already aware of some of the tactics that Silva and the UFC used in the past and provided valuable insight regarding the latest movement on Twitter.
The question remains, however: when will the fighters start speaking up about issues that are taking place right now?