"Mayhem" issued his apology on his website mayhemmiller.com:
I would like to formally apologize to CBS, Strikeforce, and all fans of mixed martial arts for my role in the events following the Strikeforce: Nashville event. In retrospect, my timing could not have been worse to ask for my rematch with Jake Sheilds, and I take full responsibility for entering the cage and setting off a chain of events that cast a dark shadow on the sport. I've been a fighter and a fan of MMA for over 12 years, and would never do anything to intentionally tarnish the sport I've given my life to. In the excitement of the moment I let my emotions run high and made a bad choice that resulted in a debacle, for that, I sincerely apologize.
Personally I do not blame Miller for the mess that appeared on CBS. I genuinely feel that Miller was just trying to fuel a re-match that Coker was likely not going to grant him. This was Mayhem doing what has made him the most polarizing fighter outside of the UFC. Mayhem took full responsibility for his actions, something that only Gilbert Melendez of the Cesar Gracie camp has done. Do you think Mayhem's apology is genuine?