Midnight Mania! Adesanya Expresses Unity After Shooting: ‘This is Our Home’
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UFC middleweight Israel Adesanya expressed his support today after the tragic shooting of Muslims by a white supremacist terrorist inside two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, that left has 49 dead thus far.
15th March 2019...Normally these terrorist attacks are known to happen overseas (‘Murica) so you never really pay it no mind cuz “NZ isn’t as bad with racism”. But it happened here in New Zealand and we have to make sure that we stay staunch together. We won’t let them win... This is our home xoxo
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15th March 2019... Normally these terrorist attacks are known to happen overseas ('Murica) so you never really pay it no mind cuz "NZ isn't as bad with racism". But it happened here in New Zealand and we have to make sure that we stay staunch together. We won't let them win... This is our home xoxo
Adesanya was born into a Christian family in Nigeria, and emigrated to New Zealand with his family at the age of 13. He explained his perspective more in the comments on this post.
He also said that prayers themselves aren’t good enough unless accompanied by action.
Adesanya faces Kelvin Gastelum for the interim middleweight title in the co-main event of UFC 236 on April 13 in Atlanta, Georgia. He most recently defeated Anderson Silva by unanimous decision. Robert Whittaker, the current middleweight champion, was born in New Zealand, and also posted a message of thoughts and prayers for the victims and families affected.
Nate Diaz has middleweight on the brain
185— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) March 16, 2019
I don’t understand Darren Till’s obsession with this song at all. Is it a Liverpool thing?
White people when they get drunk at the bar pic.twitter.com/o9PiYH6NYF— The Strangle Squad (@_StrangleSquad) March 15, 2019
Dustin Poirier and Max Holloway have tactfully understated social media games.
That’s regional MMA for you.
So... Lex McMahon just had to come out at Titan and announce the main event was off. Said Juan Puerta was disqualified by the Florida State Boxing Commission. No specific reason given. pic.twitter.com/ggkM1i8vuQ— caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) March 16, 2019
Slips, Rips, and KO Clips
This gives me a headache just watching.
This is what we in the industry refer to as a ‘two-piece’
Good morning from Rolando Dy— Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) March 15, 2019
All toughness and heart
Cracking lead hook
Vandrison Negão KOd Claudio Rocha (Shooto Brasil) pic.twitter.com/J18XPPDfRR— Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) March 16, 2019
WHY WOULDN’T YOU TAP TO THIS?
dislocated shoulder from throwing spinning shit :(— Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) March 16, 2019
SFlW Shooto Brasil Title Fight - Edilceu Alves def. Daniel Lacerda by 1R TKO pic.twitter.com/pJ49p3u2fz
This short compilation of fighters creatively using the cage or ring is great.
More fighters need to treat the ring/cage/moat as a playground instead of a fighting enclosure. pic.twitter.com/WBavvr7Vae— caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) March 15, 2019