Paddy Pimblett became the de facto face of men’s mental health after his second-round win over American fighter Jordan Leavitt,

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largely thanks to his post-fight speech about the passing of his friend.

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It was a powerful moment in the world of MMA that made its way to the mainstream, and it was objectively a very good thing to see so many people sharing the message of kindness that Pimblett conveyed.

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But it rings more and more hollow with every offensive thing that comes out of the Liverpool man’s mouth.

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He has a disappointing history of racist and xenophobic tweets, criticising the Conservative Party in one breath and insisting there are too many immigrants in England in the next.

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He caused outrage among Georgian people by insisting that they are a “stupid” country, and that it’s no surprise that Russians “terrorise their lives

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This was seemingly a reference to the Russo-Georgian war.

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Pimblett apologised, to his credit, but he definitely didn’t learn his lesson when it comes to thinking before he tweets. He has continued to do this sort of thing, and doesn’t look likely to stop.

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