"I was sick, man, you saw me after the fight I couldn't talk., I can barley talk, I had the flu, cutting weight, I couldn't talk. I talked to you a couple of days after Vegas because the first few days I couldn't talk. In the interviews I did, you can see I was really, really sick. I always believed it was meant to happen, because if I would've felt good, I wouldn't be experimenting with something new or experimenting with things I don't take. In the back of my mind, I was like, 'I need to feel better, I need to feel better.' During training, I was about to pass out a few times. And now I am paying for experimenting with something new."
Zuffa has been one of the largest and most aggressive spenders among anti-piracy political lobbyists in the United States since the end of the 2000s.  One thing in particular that sets them apart from other sports leagues is that, in addition to supporting efforts of stricter piracy laws, they have also on numerous occasions gone after selected individuals in addition to pirate hosting websites.   Some of the most notable cases have included, a well publicized lawsuit with in 2011    and a $32 million settlement involving a New York man in 2014.