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After Star-Studded UFC Trip, Retired Tom Brady Gives Oscars 2023 a Miss Amid 80 For Brady Disappointing Update

Published 03/13/2023, 3:45 AM EDT

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The NFL legend Tom Brady shares the same passion for the big screen as for his love for sports. With his discipline and work ethic, Brady could very well go from hoisting Lombardi Trophies to picking up Oscars. However, on the big night of the Oscars, Brady was nowhere to be seen and fans were skeptical about his absence from the award show.

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Tom Brady’s film ‘80 for Brady‘ may have missed out on an Oscar nod this year, but a recent tweet has revealed that it’s not even eligible until next year – sparking a range of reactions from fans on social media. But for now, Brady is enjoying cheering on his favorite athletes, as seen at the recent UFC 285 event. The superstar quarterback always keeps his fans on their toes, surprising and impressing them both on and off the field.

Social media reacts to ’80 for Brady’ not being included in Oscars 2023


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A recent tweet by ThatsGoodSports (@BrandonPerna) has shed some light on the absence of ’80 for Brady’ from the Oscars nominations. The Twitter user clarified that the film is not eligible for awards until next year. Some fans agreed with the decision, but others disagreed, claiming that they enjoyed the movie despite it not being Oscarworthy.

One Twitter user said, “As a Tom Brady fan, it was good but not Oscar worthy.” Meanwhile, another expressed gratitude for the clarification, saying, “Ah, that cleared up the confusion. Thanks 🙏.”


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The tweet also sparked some unrelated discussions among users, such as the popularity of movies featuring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, and the tactics used by theatres to attract customers. However, Brady preferred to enjoy the UFC night instead of the Oscars.

Tom Brady cheers for Jon Jones at UFC 285


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The former Tampa Bay QB cheered on Jon Jones at the recent UFC 285 event as Jones fought for the heavyweight title against Ciryl Gane. In a video posted by UFC on Instagram, Brady sent a message of support to Jones, who eventually emerged victorious in the fight.


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While Brady may have enjoyed the UFC event, he missed this year’s Oscars ceremony. And while fans are surely happy to see the legend on-screen, NFL fans are eagerly waiting for the QB to come back to the league and show some elite passer skills. While many are speculating about the probable next sport for Brady, the QB himself has given a very suitable and cryptic reason for staying retired.

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Mohammad Asif Ansari


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Mohammad Asif Ansari is an NFL Writer for EssentiallySports. He is a sports enthusiast with prior experience in content writing.
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