Fans Regularly Post Racist Slurs In UFC Comment Section
A glimpse of an average comments section on a United Fighting Championship weigh-in stream before fight night reveals a litter of racist comments against Black fighters, according to SB Nation MMA Mania. A screenshot of the comments section ahead of the 2014 fight between Korean and Black mixed-martial artist Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov shows several examples of this.
“F— all Black s—,” Jason Koper wrote in all capital letters. He later wrote, “Black people are my slaves.”
“Jon Jones is a n—–,” Logan Finch wrote about Jon Jones, a Black MMA fighter with a 22-1 record.