Controversial kickboxer Andrew Tate recently sat down with UFC fighter Sean O’Malley to clarify the reason for his social media ban.
O’Malley isn’t the only UFC fighter to be spotted with Tate in the run-up to UFC 280, which has sparked many intense and mixed reactions from fans of the sport.
On one side you saw people reacting with irritation at fighters teaming up with someone accused of, among other things, being an abusive misogynist, while others supporting the kickboxer were happy these worlds were in Abu Dhabi collided.
Andrew Tate tells Sean O’Malley everything
Regardless of how you feel about him, Andrew Tate has claimed that he’s not the monster some would like him to be and that he’s instead the victim of a smear campaign against him. He decided to sit down with Suga’ Sean O’Malley ahead of his UFC 280 fight to discuss what really happened.
In a video posted to YouTube, Tate told O’Malley that his views should not be viewed as misogynistic, but rather as advice for men trying to thrive in this world. However, he was deemed too toxic for social media and was not allowed to post on any platform.
“Ninety-nine percent of my content was aimed at men, it had absolutely nothing to do with women. They attacked me with this misogynist crap, but the truth is, 99% of my content was aimed at men and told them the truth,” Tate said. “One of the great things about the male journey is that we’ve all experienced a semi-similar story. It’s kind of cool like we were all heartbroken teenagers… We all kind of went through the same kind of journey,” Tate said.
“That’s the thing about being a man, and that’s what I told the kids, is that look, you gotta get up. It’s getting tough, the world is getting tougher, especially for men. It’s all clout, it’s all status, there’s no way you’re going to matter unless you get up and work extremely hard. For some reason they thought I was toxic and needed to be deleted.”
While what Andrew Tate tells Sean O’Malley may be true, it’s also the same thing he was trying to say when he got banned in the first place. This is such a complicated multi-level subject that people think about it quite a bit one way or the other, so at MMA News we strongly encourage you to do your own research.
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