Johnny Walker vs Jamahal Hill met at UFC Vegas 48 this previous weekend, Saturday February nineteenth . It was to be a devastating knockout loss for Walker within the very first spherical.
Walker (18-7 MMA), got here into the battle having misplaced three of his final 4 fights within the gentle heavyweight division. Hill (10-1 MMA) was coming off a knockout win again in December of 2021 towards Jimmy Crute (12-3 MMA).
Following the loss, Johnny Walker got here underneath a lot criticism, insults, and mocking from numerous social media platforms.
Walkers’ fiancé, Tara C. Campbell took to Instagram in a prolonged submit, defending and supporting her associate:
“Typically you’re the hammer. Typically you’re the nail. Happy with you all the time.
And only a word in response to the onslaught of feedback on-line. And the disgusting DMs I’ve acquired from faux or personal accounts antagonizing me, and/or ridiculing Johnny. How fu**ing dare you. This can be a sport. Nobody however the athletes and their internal circle know the sacrifices the athletes make. The hassle and dedication that goes right into a camp. The coaching. The influence it has on these round them. The mentality.
This battle didn’t go Johnny’s means. For many of you, this can be a sport you get pleasure from watching and knock outs like Saturday’s present leisure issue.
However Johnny is my fiancé. He’s a son. A brother. An uncle. A buddy. He’s a lot greater than a meme some individuals have made him into.
And maybe my phrases will go unnoticed.”
Tara C. Campbell continued to defend her fiancé Johnny Walker:
“However earlier than you remark, as your self. When was the final time you pushed your physique to its limits with coaching? With weight-reduction plan? With mentality? I do know these keyboard warriors most likely haven’t damaged a sweat of their life and dwell their pathetic existence by way of faux or personal accounts. And so they most likely suppose their feedback or posts received’t be seen. However I can inform you whereas Johnny was within the ER, and I used to be within the ready room alone – I noticed the feedback. I acquired the messages. And on a very good day, it’s water off a geese again. However on days like Saturday – they had been robust.
I get the privilege of seeing the work Johnny places in day in and day trip. And belief me. His comeback will likely be far larger than this setback. I like you and am so pleased with you.”
Tara Campbell is definitely standing by and supporting her man and letting the trolls know the way they made a tricky scenario even more durable for her and Johnny Walker.
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