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Charles Radtke booed out of Qudos Bank Arena over slur

The crowd at Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena booed American fighter Charles Radtke out of the arena after he used a homophobic slur in a crude post-match rant. But the crowd’s disenchantment started earlier with many unimpressed by Radtke’s fight against Zimbabwean Mike Mathetha. Legendary UFC champion Daniel Cormier interviewed Charles Radtke in the ring following …

Jimmy Pikanet Sukyi kickboxer

OTT: Kickboxer Jimmy Pikanet Sukyi judged too gay

The Asian Kickboxing Federation threatened to ban gay Thai competitor Jimmy Pikanet Sukyi from the SEA Games over a viral victory celebration deemed OTT – basically too gay! During qualifying rounds held in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh Jimmy Pikanet Sukyi won a match against Vietnam’s Chi Than Bui Duay. Curtsies and twirls After …

Conor McGregor apologises for homophobic slurs

UFC champion Conor McGregor has apologised for using homophobic slurs to describe another fighter. A camera recently caught the fighter using slurs about opponent Andre Fili to fighter Artem Lobov. “Do you know what I’m saying? He was a f*ggot, and everyone knew he was a f*ggot.” McGregor apologised in an interview on Irish TV …

Amanda Nunes First Gay UFC Champ

Brazilian Fighter Amanda Nunes is UFC’s First Gay Champion

With her victory at UFC 200 last weekend, Brazilian fighter Amanda Nunes became the first openly gay Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter to win a title. “It’s amazing,” she told reporters who asked what it was like to be the UFC’s first openly gay champion. “The most important thing is that I’m so happy with my …