HILARIOUS: Darren Till Starts Petition to ‘Kick Brendan Schaub Out of the MMA World’

Published 06/17/2021, 7:07 AM EDT
LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 30: Darren Till, mixed martial artist of England talks to the media during the UFC press confrence at BT Tower on January 30, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Luke Walker/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC)


UFC middleweight Darren Till took to social media and trolled former UFC fighter Brendan Schaub in a way only he could. Till put out a tongue and check claim to begin a petition to ban Schaub from the MMA community. Chiefly, ‘The Gorilla’ put forth this notion after a video surfaced of Brendan Schaub congratulating Logan Paul after his bout against Floyd Mayweather.

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Logan Paul met Floyd Mayweather in an 8-round exhibition and managed to extend ‘Money’ Mayweather across all 8 rounds. The odds were stacked against him, and Brendan Schaub seemed ecstatic after Logan Paul’s performance. The MMA community has collectively scoffed at the Paul brothers ever since they’ve begun making waves in the boxing world.

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Despite any ill feelings towards the Paul brothers, it’s hard to deny that they are making major moves in the combat sports world. They have managed to draw in a large box office appeal for their fight and promoters are cutting hefty checks. Moreover, UFC champions like Francis Ngannou are scratching their head trying to figure out what’s going on.

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Darren Till: A perennial troll

The Englishman has built his brand around trolling people and making his presence known through social media. Furthermore, fans have gravitated towards his affable personality that relies heavily on trolling. For the most part, fighters don’t take umbrage to Till’s troll-heavy persona and they usually play along.

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – JULY 24: Darren Till of England poses on the scale during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 24, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Along with being a season self-promoter, Darren Till is continuing in his mission towards UFC middleweight gold. He’s had his fair share of setbacks, however, it’s hard to deny that he’s an upper-echelon competitor to watch out for. What’s more, the divisional champion in Israel Adesanya has taken notice of Till’s striking skills and wants to fight him.

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The Gorilla’ was booked to face Marvin Vettori last before being forced to withdraw after suffering an injury. He’ll be looking to make sure that he remains healthy so as to make a dash at the 185-pound strap. The middleweight division is in need of new contenders and Darren Till is a prime candidate if he racks up some wins.

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Darryl Pinto is a senior MMA writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his graduate degree in Mass Media (with a specialization in Journalism) out of Xavier’s College and has a year's experience in his current role. Darryl specializes in predictions, reporting, and covering UFC events live.

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