UFC Quick Quote: Forrest Griffin wanted to be found on the streets of Philly, begging for crack

Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

Forrest Griffin, reflecting on 20 years of UFC, was destroyed by Anderson Silva at UFC 101 and let's just say he didn't take it very well.

"Literally after the fight, still sweating, still wet, I put some clothes on, and I walked out. I wanted to smoke crack. I want to find somebody, with crack, because I wanted to destroy everything in life, you know? I'm done with this life. Like, literally, I wanted to be found on the streets of Philly in three years, begging for crack. I didn't feel great. It's hard to remember what actually happened. Philly's such a beautiful city and it will always be haunted because of that [fight]."

Last August marked the three year-anniversary of Forrest Griffin's epic knockout loss to then-middleweight champion Anderson Silva, who moved up to light heavyweight for a co-main event against the original "Ultimate Fighter" at UFC 101 from the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (more on that fight here). Had Griffin gotten his way, you could walk the streets of "The City of Brotherly Love" and find him begging for crack, which was the first thing he looked for after bolting from the cage -- and right out of the arena -- when "The Spider" sent him ass over teacup in one of the most lopsided drubbings in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) history. Now retired, Griffin is traveling the country (stopping by CBS Philadelphia to share his crack attack) to help drum up excitement for the promotion's 20th Anniversary event on Nov. 16, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. To find out if "20 Days to UFC 167" includes your nearest city click here.

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