UFC star Paddy Pimblett has challenged Mark Zuckerberg to a fight, calling him a bully over censorship and asserting that he’d “punch his head in”.
Pimblett issued the challenge after defeating Rodrigo Vargas at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Aspinall on Saturday night.
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“Who do I want to fight? Mark Zuckerberg! Lad, I’m going to punch your head in. I’m sick of you!” Pimblett said in a post-fight interview with Michael Bisping.
“I’m sick of you shutting my Instagram account down when all I do is help charities and help people with mental health problems,” the fighter continued. “You’re the biggest bully in the world!”
Pimblett’s Instagram account is currently active and has nearly 400,000 followers.
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“The hypocritical nature of Instagram and Facebook is just disgusting, and what they get away with,” Pimblett said at a press conference after the ban.
“It kills me. Mark Zuckerberg’s a lizard. I’ve got to be a lot smarter on my social media, because as you know, I’ve had two accounts took off me now, and the second account had 120,000 followers.”
Pimblett has an impressive 18-3 fight record.