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UFC Fighter Roxanne Modafferi Dons Attack On Titan Salute During Weigh-ins

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UFC Fighter Roxanne Modafferi Dons Assault On Titan Salute Throughout Weigh-ins

UFC Fighter Roxanne Modafferi Dons Assault On Titan Salute Throughout Weigh-ins

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Whereas followers thought athletes channeling anime references died with the Tokyo Olympics 2020, on Saturday UFC 266 girls’s flyweight fighter Roxanne Modafferi struck a pose of the now-famous salute utilized by the Scout Regiment of the Assault on Titan sequence.

The 39-year-old MMA fighter had her bout towards Talia Santos in UFC 266. With this battle, Modafferi tied the present report for many MMA fights for a lady in MMA historical past.

Surprisingly, “The Completely satisfied Warrior” can be an otaku and cosplayer and incessantly geeks about her appreciation for the globally well-liked My Hero Academia, Naruto, and Assault on Titan on her Twitter and weblog.

Apart from Modafferi, different UFC fighters have additionally made anime references within the lead-up and through high-profile matches.

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is an avert fan of anime and he confirmed off her Loss of life Notice reference by scribbling a reputation throughout his championship bout towards Robert Whittaker.

Throughout the press convention, he defined his anime reference intimately, exhibiting off his Otaku aspect.

Dubbing himself “The Final Stylebender”, as a reference to the favored Avatar: The Final Airbender sequence, in a latest match he was seen mimicking the Summoning Jutsu from Naruto sequence by unscrolling a scroll, biting his thumb and performing the hand indicators in an effort to summon a being.

With a assist of artist @Kutkraft, the video exhibits the animation of the fighter summoning the dragon Kundakinte which isn’t part of the Naruto sequence however suits proper for the occasion.

Supply: ANN

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