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Paddy Pimblett Draws Inspiration From Mike Tyson as He Advocates for Major Changes on Social Media Platforms

Published 02/15/2023, 6:30 AM EST

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Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett is one of those fighters who always takes a stand for the social issues that they believe in. From his powerful post-fight speech at UFC London to his podcast discussions, Pimblett has always been vocal about what he believes in. Recently, Pimblett took to Instagram to post a short video of himself from an interview.

In the interview, the topic being discussed was the internet and the freedom of people on social media. Pimblett referenced the boxing legend when he quoted Mike Tyson’s words about what impact social media has had on people’s attitudes.

Paddy Pimblett has interesting views on social media freedom


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Pimblett did not hesitate in sharing a few words. “The world we live in now though, as Mike Tyson said, a lot of social media make people too comfortable saying stuff without getting punched in the face,” said the 28-year-old UFC fighter. According to Pimblett, the freedom people have to say what they want has a negative effect on society a lot of times.

Pimblett also talked about how he thinks every person on the internet should have to register their card or address. ”You go out there and say something homophobic, something racist, anything along those lines, you should have repercussions,” according to Pimblett. The video ended with Paddy saying “just because it is on the internet does not mean it is not hurting people’s feelings”.


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Pimblett’s opinions might be unique, but many fans do agree with what he had to say about social media freedom. Fans still recall the formidable post-fight speech he gave after defeating Jordan Leavitt at UFC London. Pimblett talked about mental health issues faced by men, and he received a lot of support and appreciation for that.

Paddy Pimblett’s future at UFC

As much as people love to hear him speak, they also love to see Pimblett fight. The Huyton-born UFC fighter has an aggressive fighting style, which is very entertaining to see for fans. Paddy has a 4 fight-win streak in the UFC. His last victory against Jared Gordon sparked some controversy, as a lot of people thought Pimblett had lost the fight. However, Paddy won the fight via a unanimous decision.


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It has been 2 months since his last fight, and the fans are anticipating Pimblett’s fight announcement soon. There is no official confirmation about who is going to be his next opponent. Which opponent do you have in mind for Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett? Do comment down below.



Sushant sharma

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Sushant is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. He has been actively contributing to the field of writing for over 2 years. He is a huge UFC fan and has been following it since 2016.

Edited By: Rohini Kottu