Coach Asim Zaidi thinks his comments in the corner of Francisco Prado during Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 237 loss to Daniel Zellhuber were overblown. After a competitive two rounds of lightweight action at Mexico City Arena, Prado (12-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) returned to his corner with a badly damaged eye courtesy of punches from Zellhuber (15-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC). He told his team he could not see, which prompted Zaidi, who is the CEO of the Miami-based GOAT SHED team, to tell his fighter: “You don’t need your eyes.” Given Prado’s eye essentially was swollen shut, the comments, which were translated by the UFC broadcast, were met with skepticism about whether Zaidi was showing too much disregard for the safety of his athlete

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Francisco Prado’s coach defends not throwing in towel at UFC Fight Night 237, clarifies ‘don’t need your eyes’ speech – MMA Junkie

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