Australia is a pretty progressive place, so it’s fitting that with UFC Fight Night 142 coming to us from Australia this weekend, the headliners have done something pretty progressive.
Folks, former heavyweight champ Junior dos Santos and local star Tai Tuivasa have apparently gotten married. And they’ve adopted a baby kangeroo as their child!
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This is a lovely sport MMA one day you could be cuddle buddies the next be punching the cunt out of each other 😊 like I’ve said JDS left a great impression on me yesterday by embracing my culture but we gotta go to work and Sunday is gunna be exactly that. This is gunna be a fukin banger so make sure you tune in cause this might not last long. 👀 #respect #heavyweights #heavyhitters #ufc #adelaide #bambam #FTA #westernsydney #letsgo #australia #standthefuckup #wehadagirl #familyphoto #laugh
Seriously though, what the heck is going on in that pic?
According to Dos Santos, it was a tender moment mixed with a heavy dose of “WTF?” As per MMAFighting:
“This photographer (the UFC) took there, I don’t know when they found him,” dos Santos said. “I guess he doesn’t have much experience with the fight business because he asked me to hold the baby kangaroo and then asked Tai Tuivasa to hug me [laughs]. I was like, what the f*ck is this? [laughs] He wanted to take a family photo.
”To make it worse, I look like a mom holding a baby [laughs]. I didn’t see that coming, but everyone had a good laugh about it. That helped the tense atmosphere go away. The photographer helped break the ice a little bit [laughs].”