MMA fighters step into the cage and risk their lives every time. For that alone, they should be afforded some slack in how they deal emotionally with a loss.
It has to be devastating on an emotional level, along with the loss of the money that would have gone with the win.
So fans give some free rein to fighters without judgment. The only time fans will start rolling their eyes is when fighters do the same dreaded thing after losing a match.
That is when fighters start to make excuses.
Some make sense; some don't.
Either way, fans don't want to hear them.
Here are the top 10 excuses made by MMA fighters.