Israel Adesanya and Kevin Holland.
UFC star, Israel Adesanya is under fire over the ‘rape’ comment he made towards his fellow fighter.
“Bro, I will fuckin’ rape you,” the Nigerian-born New Zealand MMA fighter posted in a video to his Instagram story directed at fellow UFC middleweight Kevin Holland, who had targeted him with a series of insulting remarks last week. Adesanya later deleted the post.
New Zealand’s deputy prime minister, Grant Robertson, who is also the sports minister, has now blasted the middleweight champ and called on the UFC to take action.
He said: “There is never a time to make flippant comments about rape. It’s just not something anybody should do.
“I’m sure Israel understands that. I believe he has deleted the tweet in question. It will be up to the UFC as to what they do.
“But I would certainly be making clear to him, and to anybody actually,…
Source: Linda Ikeji