Professional MMA fighter Sean Salmon admits to throwing a fight

Allan Weickert defeated Sean Salmon by armbar submission. Salmon says he threw the fight.
Allan Weickert defeated Sean Salmon by armbar submission. Salmon says he threw the fight.

UFC veteran Sean Salmon (16-8) has some nerve. It takes a certain kind of person to come on one of the sport’s top websites and admit to throwing a fight.

From all appearances, that is what happened on Wed., Sept. 2, 2009, in Salmon’s column entitled “Full-Time Fighter.”

The fight in question was against Allan Weickert (6-6), and took place on June 6, 2009 at “NAAFS – Fight Nite in the Flats 5” at the Plain Dealer Pavilion in Cleveland, Ohio.

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