Song Yadong’s tattoo on his left leg. The fighter poses (right) before his win against Renato Moicano. Photos: Instagram/@songyadong
Nick Atkin
Opinion

Opinion

The Takedown by Nick Atkin

Has China banned tattoos in MMA? Reports of crackdown on fighters but it’s complicated

  • ‘If you have tattoos, they don’t want you competing,’ says Thailand’s Phuket Top Team
  • The famed gym claims government has tightened rules for local promoters – but the issue appears to be muddy

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Song Yadong’s tattoo on his left leg. The fighter poses (right) before his win against Renato Moicano. Photos: Instagram/@songyadong
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