Former UFC Title Challenger Makes Fun of President Joe Biden Over Support for Ukraine

Published 05/11/2022, 11:00 AM EDT

With the current situation going on between Russia and Ukraine, people have been talking quite a lot about it. This includes people from the UFC. Commentator Joe Rogan has discussed certain aspects of it in his ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’. Now, former UFC title challenger, Jake Shields has something to say that includes Joe Biden.

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The White House‘ recently published a statement by Biden urging the Congress to quickly pass the Ukrainian supplemental funding bill. This is so that they can provide Ukraine with some assistance. Thus, with regard to giving Ukraine assistance, Shields posted a meme on Twitter.

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The image had Biden and Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s faces photoshopped on another image. Sharing the picture, Jake Shields wrote, “Actual photo.”

Several people commented as well as retweeted the picture. However, Shields did not provide any more context as to what his stance was on the issue in question.

Shields is known for commenting on a range of several topics on social media platforms. From discussing things related to the pandemic to Elon Musk and Twitter, he likes to share his thoughts on a variety of subjects.

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The 34-11-1 record holder also commented on the UFC 274 blunder through which Charles Oliveira lost his lightweight title. As a former UFC fighter, he loves to talk about the fights and also provides his thoughts on matchups.

Is President Joe Biden popular with the UFC like Donald Trump?

UFC fans are aware that former US President Donald Trump shares a good relationship with Dana White. In addition to this, fighters like Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington too are avid Trump supporters. Further, Trump has also been to UFC events. Thus, he seems to be popular among UFC fans.

The former President also had a big role to play in the success of the promotion. He has also stated that he is a fan of the sport.

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However, the same popularity is not seen in the case of Joe Biden. As reported by ‘Bloody Elbow‘, people in the crowds were chanting opposing Biden at UFC 268 in Madison Square Garden. As a result, it looks like Biden does not hold the same popularity that Trump holds among the UFC audience.

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What do you think about Jake Shield’s tweet regarding Joe Biden? Let us know in the comments below.

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Rohini Kottu

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Rohini Kottu is a UFC Writer at EssentiallySports. She is also a Psychologist and has a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology. Rohini, in her role as a UFC writer, combines her admiration for the mental resilience that MMA fighters have and her love for analysis.

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