Destanie Yarbrough: “If Oxana really wanted to fight she would’ve continued, it was her way out”

Destanie Yarbrough is far from impressed with fellow heavyweight contender, Oxana Gagloeva.

Yarbrough is not impressed with Oxana Gagloeva’s refusal to fight at RIZIN FF 6.

This past Sunday at RIZIN FF 6, a highly anticipated women’s heavyweight fight between Gabi Garcia and Oxana Gagloeva ended in a no-contest. Garcia landed an accidental eye poke in the first round, Gagloeva had five minutes to recover but refused to continue.

Yarbrough, the number-two ranked heavyweight fighter in the world, feels as though Gagloeva should have continued and was looking for a “way out”.

If she really wanted to fight she would’ve continued. I feel it was her way out.” Yarbrough said. “I don’t know what happened to her mentally but I felt she should’ve continued” she continued.

Following the incident, Gagloeva took to social media to blast the RIZIN FF organization, as well as Gabi Garcia. The Brazilian responded, branding Gagloeva a ‘coward’ and a ‘p**sy’ and claiming doctors said she was was fit to fight.

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