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Midnight Mania! Curtis Blaydes claims Justin Willis had someone harass, try to fight him in hotel before UFC Nashville

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Curtis Blaydes isn’t a man known for his trash talk, so when he shouted “Big Titty go home!” after dominating Justin Willis this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 148 in Nashville, Tenn., he really meant it. It turned out that Willis had been trash-talking Blaydes all fight week, and may even have convinced someone to go to Blaydes’ hotel room and challenge him to fight ... the Wednesday before his fight (via Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show):

He got escorted out of the hotel by police, and he tried to Instagram the police, as if the police were in the wrong. I don’t know him personally. Apparently he had slid in my DMs a few months ago, and we had a little back and forth, as I’m known to do from time to time. And I had challenged him, I was like, ‘you think you’re so big and bad, let’s go. We can spar.’ That’s what I had told him a few months ago. So, he pops up at the hotel, I think Wednesday night. He’s like ‘remember me?’ I’m like, no. He gives me his Instagram name and I’m like, okay, I remember you. And he’s like, let’s go. I’m like, right now? Bro, I’ve got a fight this weekend, what are you talking about? Then he said, I’m one of Justin’s boys.

Blaydes described the man as being 6’2,” 190 pounds. Blaydes is 6’4” and weighs near the heavyweight limit of 265 pounds.

“I would have gone to jail for that,” he later explained.

Blaydes said he hit up UFC to deal with the incident and went on to describe an unpleasant experience with Willis at the hotel. He described the fight week as more annoying, and said Willis’ conduct had not been professional. He wouldn’t accuse Willis of paying the man to harass him, but said Willis “definitely put him up to it.” As for “Big Pretty” himself?

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