UFC fighter and former Interim Heavyweight Champion Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira told UOL Esporte he would not train with a gay fighter. Bloody Elbow has the translation of the 35-year-old Brazilian born fighter's interview:
I have no prejudice against the gays, but I wouldn't train with someone who's gay. I have no malice, I don't take our physical contact as (something) sexual. But what if the gay person has that malice of having physical contact with me, of staying there grappling? I would have no problems having a gay student in my academy, but I would rather not train with him.
Ah yes. He has no prejudice. He just doesn't want a gay person touching him. Chances are, he's already fought and trained with a gay fighter