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UFC News: Darren Till says that he isn't scared to fight Yoel Romero and was joking around with his initial comments

Soumik Datta
Modified 21 Dec 2019, 01:11 IST

Darren Till.
Darren Till.

After his recent win in his middleweight debut, Darren Till decided to call out Yoel Romero on social media while being blind drunk. Having initially claimed that he is too scared to fight the Cuban hard-hitter, Till has admitted that he was just joking around with his original comments and is willing to fight Romero.

Darren Till says he is willing to fight Yoel Romero

While speaking to BT Sport recently, Darren Till claimed that he usually doesn't take himself too seriously and completely understands and recognizes the type of fighter and human Yoel Romero is.

Till added that his initial comments were just jokes and advised everyone to not take them seriously and added that its all fun and games for 'The Gorilla', who is currently coming of a huge win over Kelvin Gastelum upon his debut at middleweight. (H/T: BJ Penn)

“But I’m not scared of Yoel. It’s just, don’t take life too seriously. I understand, I realize and I recognize what Yoel is as a fighter, as a human. He walks in here, he’s a specimen. It’s just jokes, mate. People shouldn’t take it too seriously. I’ve seen actually a few people take it seriously and I’m like come on, mate. Have a day off from yourself.’ Whether you think Yoel would beast me around or not is totally irrelevant. This is all down to the fact that me saying I was scared of Yoel. And then people are like ‘wow, he’s actually said that. After giving a great interview, he’s just said that. Two, three, four days later, he calls him out and then he regrets calling him out. Then he posts the gorilla running away. It’s all fun and games, mate, really.”

Published 28 Nov 2019, 17:15 IST
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