Mascots of Arizona State and University of Arizona Throw Heavy Punches at One Another Putting on a Massive Show on Twitter

Published 11/26/2022, 5:00 PM EST
Nov 19, 2022; Tempe, Arizona, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils quarterback Trenton Bourguet (16) against the Oregon State Beavers during the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona State University and the University of Arizona are often in the crosshairs. While their football programs are relatively in the middle of the pack, their rivalry is second to none. For the fans, this match-up brings actual fire and determination to go cheer their team on. In addition to the players, this time, the mascots for the teams decided to put on a show for the fans as well.

The Arizona State Sun Devils and Arizona Wildcats are both out of the running for any titles this season. However, it is the bragging rights that are the prize for their annual territorial battle. The players and the fans are giving it all. The battle consists of a special value to its name. And while the teams got it on between the red zones, the Mascots came with boxing gloves on their hands on the sidelines. Sparky the Sun Devil and Wilbur the Wildcat were caught throwing fisticuffs at each other after the commencement of the third quarter. What should have been a staged fight looked very real after Sparky sparked Wilbur with continous blows.


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The Fans in Arizona get a special viewing

The moment went on to become one of the most entertaining incidents of the weekend. The video of the two throwing hands at each other has gone viral. And it looks like fans across the internet are enjoying the show.

Following this fight, some fans have a new idea for the rules of the game.

Besides the fight, Sparky impressed the viewers with his ferocity.

Meanwhile, there are some rumors going around about the Sun Devil mascot.

And following the fight, this fan has asked people to put some respect to sparky’s name as well.

However, even after the great show, this fan thinks that Ace Ventura still did it better.

And when compared to the England vs America FIFA World Cup match, this person had the obvious to state.


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In spite of Sparky’s victory over Wilbur, it was the Wildcats who had the last laugh against the Sun Devils. The University of Arizona won a close game with a score line of 38-35.


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Soon after the boxing match between the mascots, a scuffle broke down between the players as well. As a result, 5 players were ejected from the field. This was the first time that the Wildcats won a duel in the desert matchup since 2017.

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Avinash Singh

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Avinash Singh is an NFL author for EssentiallySports. He has honors in Economics from Amity University, Noida. His favorite player is Tom Brady, as he credits the GOAT and his story for making him a fan of the sport.

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