UFC novice Pimblett insists he ‘doesn’t care’ about death threats from Georgians over social media — RT Sport News

UFC freshman Paddy Pimblett has exposed bloody threats of violence against his family allegedly received from Georgians on social media, adding that he considers his feud with Guram Kutateladze and Liana Jojua “irrelevant”.

Newly signed British fighter Pimblett says he received graphic descriptions of how he was attacked after calling the Georgians “stupid” and saying it was “no wonder” the Russians were “terrorizing their lives”.

Swedish-based Georgian UFC fighter Guram Kutateladze has criticized Pimblett and offered to fight him, and flyweight Liana Jojua also took up the comments that Pimblett described as lighthearted on the 2008 Russian-Georgian conflict, saying she was “ashamed” “to read them because their grandparents died in conflict.

“Is that a woman?” Pimblett asked RT Sport when asked about Jojua’s outrage, adding that his necks, also referring to Kutateladze as a “fake Russian”, partly reflected Liverpool’s wit and an upbringing that failed to educate the Georgia area about upheaval would have.


“Somebody told me she’s one and two in the UFC but I have no idea. I don’t know these people. All of these fighters who mention me are irrelevant to me. It shows how important I am to them .

“To me, calling someone a fake Russian is not very offensive. I was called a fake Swede because of my hair. I’m not starting to say, ‘Oh my god, he’s racist.’ Look at his picture – he looks like Khamzat [Chimaev].

“He looks like a fake Russian. He’s not a Russian, is he? He’s a Georgian. ‘You’re a fake Russian – shut up, you.'”

The 26-year-old said he was upset because so many people had contacted him about the series and wanted to hit Kutateladze “just to silence all those Georgians who messed me up on Instagram and racked my brains. “

“I don’t care what he has to say,” Pimblett said. “It makes no difference to my life, and none of these Georgians write to me that they will kill my family.

“It doesn’t mean anything. You can tell me anything you want and say they’ll come and fuck my mom and do this and that, but it’s not going to happen, is it?”

“I got important messages from Georgians saying they were going to rape my mom and dad and make me watch. I just laughed at them because it’s funny.

I sent my address to some Georgians and said: Come and visit me. I will be here every morning. ‘Nobody showed up and they won’t show up.

“Nobody is going to punish me. I haven’t talked about any kind of war. I didn’t even know they were at war – it’s not something we teach in English schools.

“I deleted the tweet because it obviously supported people, but I didn’t talk about the war.”

If this guy thinks this is kind of funny or appropriate, then I don’t know what to say. My grandparents, like many other innocent people, were killed during the war. I am ashamed that these types of people represent our sport. @ ufcpic.twitter.com / A2gCgcXD77

– Liana Jojua (@lianajojua) April 2, 2021

It’s very easy to tweet something stupid and then delete it once your ass gets burned. However, it takes real courage to publicly apologize to the people you have offended just for trying to get under their skin. @PaddyTheBaddy

– Liana Jojua (@lianajojua) April 2, 2021

Pimblett compared his alleged ignorance to the lack of knowledge he believed Georgians would be talking about of the Hillsborough disaster that killed 96 football fans in a game in England in 1989.

“It’s like being told that Argentina and England had the Falklands War,” he suggested. “I’ll say, ‘you have been terrorized’ – it’s just a word.

“Georgia and Russia who are at war are not in the news in our country, so how should I know?

“It’s like saying to them, ‘Do you know what Hillsborough is?’ No, they don’t. I wouldn’t have jumped off the handlebars and said: ‘You are talking about 96 people who died there.’ “

‘The Baddy’ made a name for himself with his flamboyant Cage Warriors performances before calling himself the UFC Signer of the Decade when he struck a deal late last month.

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“He’s a nobody who wants to be,” he said, comparing himself to 29-year-old Kutateladze, who volunteered to “welcome” Pimblett to the UFC by providing his first opponent.

“If he beats me, he’ll become someone. I may not have had a UFC fight, but I have more supporters than most UFC fighters.

“He’s probably looking at me and thinking, ‘oh, he’s a little skinny kid.’ I know my skills and he wouldn’t come near me – that’s why I laughed at myself.

“Guram called me a kid because I still look like a kid. I look good while he’s about 45 years old and has about seven children.

“I’m not an idiot on the internet who needs people to accept them. I say what I want, when I want.”

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