Back on Nov. 5, 2011, at UFC 138, Mark Munoz defeated Chris Leben in the main event at the LG Arena in Birmingham, England, in the first ever five round non-title fight. But, following the event, Leben failed his drug test for prescription painkillers.
So what's Munoz's response to that? He just feels bad for the guy:
"You know, I don't know. I kind of feel for the guy. He's going through a lot of stuff, I think. Despite everything he did before the fight, afterwards he kind of came up to me and he was real apologetic and said, 'hey, I just want to apologize for a lot of the stuff that happened.' I'm like, 'hey, man, it's all good. You don't need to apologize. All good.' The guy is a great guy and I kind of feel for him. So when it came out, I was like, 'man, dude, he's probably going through a lot of stuff.' Cause that's some heavy duty stuff. ... I don't want to kick a guy when he's down, I want to reach out to him and say, 'hey man, if you want to come here and train and see a positive atmosphere, come on out. I'd be happy to help you.'"
Classy fighter is classy.