UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos expressed his frustration with traveling around Christmas on Twitter this week.
Dos Santos, who attempted to travel from Brazil to Las Vegas, made it known that he was stuck aboard a plane for an extended period of time.
We spend 6 hours flying from Salvador to São Paulo normally this fight takes 2 hours. The airline company lie to us saying the airport was
— juniorcigano (@junior_cigano) December 25, 2012
Dos Santos said it was “disrespectful,” and that he had lost his connecting flight to Las Vegas. He added that he has “a world title fight it’s so important to me and to all my team for our life. This is how we are treat here.”
The following day, dos Santos made it known that he has arrived in Las Vegas and is prepared to meet Cain Velasquez on Saturday night at UFC 155.