Or maybe he just doesn't like chicken salad.
Either way, episode four of TUF 13 must have been a tough one for Bentley to endure. Not only does he have to atone for losing control of the fight picks following his loss to Ryan McGillivray, he's forced to sit idly by while former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes is brought in as a special guest trainer.
The same Matt Hughes that went to war with Bentley's training partner, Dennis Hallman, and lost.
To top it all off, Lesnar went on a post-fight tirade after Charlie Rader choked (literally) in his elimination fight against Ramsey Nijem and Bentley tells MMA Die Hards he eventually stormed out in disgust:
"While the other guys might have been excited about the special guest Brock brought in — none other than Matt Hughes — all I could do was shake my head and laugh. Hughes is probably the one cause guy i really didn’t want to see. My training partner, Dennis Hallman, is the only man to beat Hughes twice and never suffered a loss to him. Because Hughes talked some trash about Dennis in his book, I’m really not a fan. You did not see much of me during that segment. Brock was so pissed [after the Rader fight] he threw the stool into the cage. Dana White backed up Brock up by saying Brock cares and hates seeing guys quit. Then they cut to the dressing room, and only showed a piece of what happened. It was extremely quiet while Brock was lecturing us. Brock went off on Clay because he thought Clay wasn’t listening to him while he was asking the other coach a question about the fight. Then Brock started ranting that we are all walking around here all high and mighty or something to that effect. That’s when he rattled off the cities we are from. When he got to Seattle, I was pissed. This a-hole is saying I’m chicken sh*t and I am walking around all high and mighty when this turd didn’t even show up for my fight and hadn’t even taken the time to watch it when he got back. So I told him that I fought my heart out and wasn’t gonna stay around for his ass chewing!"
Bentley was forced to walk out during Brock's "ass-chewing" because despite losing to the opposing team's last pick, he informs the TUF audience he "fought his heart out" and "left it all in the cage."
But is that enough in the ultra-competitive landscape of mixed martial arts? Will Bentley get another crack at UFC stardom when the wildcard rolls around?
In the meantime, what's your take on Bentley's comments? Is he out of line? Or standing up for himself? Is this experience indicative of what type of coach Lesnar is?