James Vick on KO loss to Justin Gaethje: ‘Worst Night of My Life’
At UFC Fight Night 135, James Vick was brutally knocked out in the opening round by former World Series of Fighting lightweight champion Justin Gaethje at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Vick released a statement on Instagram and said that UFC Lincoln was the worst night of his life.
”Worst night of my life last night,” Vick posted. “Thank you Justin Gaethje for the opportunity. Though confident in myself, I did always respect you. I said what I said to get and promote the fight. You are a class act and I do appreciate your kind words last night. I have no excuses. I was in shape, healthy and confident. I blew it.
”For all those that believed in me and support me, I am truly sorry. I will go back and keep training and loving this life of being a fighter and a martial artist. This is the life I have chose and I guess this comes with the territory. Thanks to all my friends, family and teammates for the support and thank you UFC for the opportunity.”