Incognito was summarily dismissed from the Miami Dolphins about two weeks ago because fellow offensive lineman Jonathan Martin walked out on the team, later explaining through his attorney that he could no longer tolerate the abusive fraternity-like culture in the locker room.
It's been framed by overzealous, far-reaching media as a "bullying" issue, which recently compelled a Washington, D.C., radio station to ask UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones what he would do to Incognito if the two crossed paths.
Jones, who admitted he somehow knew nothing about the story, remarked rather jokingly that he would be "honored" to "kill" Incognito to teach him a lesson about picking on "softer" individuals (read it here). It was essentially a set up that Jones played right along with, but his comments nonetheless attracted major headlines.
"I'm not even involved in football or any of that stuff and I'm already tired of the Richie Incognito stories and the whole thing. We're tailing about football players here. It's ridiculous. And Jon Jones better worry about Glover Teixeira, not Richie Incognito, because he ain't going to fighting him anytime soon."
Jones is booked to defend his 205-pound title against Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC 170, which will take place at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Feb. 22, 2014 (details). It's unlikely that he'll have to handle any kind of business with Incognito "like a man" outside of the Octagon anytime soon.
In fact, never.