In the buildup to UFC 297 in Toronto, UFC middleweight champion Sean Strickland went nuclear on Canada’s legacy media journalists at a press conference. In a typical move for Canadian sports journalists, instead of asking Strickland about his upcoming fight, one journalist tried to ask the UFC fighter about comments he made years ago on social media. Instead of taking the bait, Strickland turned the tables on the journalist and put him in his place.

In another instance, he asked a Canadian Press journalist if he supported the Trudeau government seizing protesters bank accounts during the Freedom Convoy.

Strickland did his homework on Canada’s legacy media. He knew what was coming and played them perfectly.

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  • Harrison Faulkner

    Harrison Faulkner is the host of Ratio'd and co-host of Fake News Friday. He is also a journalist and producer for True North based in Toronto. Twitter: @Harry__Faulkner