The bout between Mexico’s Yair Rodriguez and America’s Jeremy Stephens was stopped after just 15 seconds and ruled a no-contest due to an accidental eye poke, the crowd went crazy.
Bottles, drinks and an array of other objects were hurled first at the cage, then at the injured Stephens, who was being escorted to the backstage area.
UFC Fans in Mexico Threw Trash at Jeremy Stephens After Main Event Called Off Due to an Eye Poke https://t.co/E8hT6p8zpc
— SportsGossip.com (@sportsgossip) September 22, 2019
While the crowd was going nuts in the stands, Fitzgerald had the job of describing the scenes, but also felt the need to shelter himself from the barrage of objects heading his way.
So he smartly dived under the commentary table at cageside and continued commentating as his colleague, former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, recorded video of his teammate continuing his job from beneath the table top.
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