Rose Namajunas celebrates as the referee kneels over Zhang Weili at UFC 261. Photo: AP Rose Namajunas celebrates as the referee kneels over Zhang Weili at UFC 261. Photo: AP
Rose Namajunas celebrates as the referee kneels over Zhang Weili at UFC 261. Photo: AP

UFC 261: Zhang Weili’s manager Brian Butler-Au blasts ‘simpleton’ fans for ‘hateful’ treatment of Chinese former champ

  • Butler-Au’s Sucker Punch Entertainment company manages both Zhang and new champion ‘Thug’ Rose Namajunas 
  • ‘Not [talking] about booing or rooting for Rose, but the hateful rhetoric all the Chinese athletes experienced was shameful’

Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Rose Namajunas celebrates as the referee kneels over Zhang Weili at UFC 261. Photo: AP Rose Namajunas celebrates as the referee kneels over Zhang Weili at UFC 261. Photo: AP
Rose Namajunas celebrates as the referee kneels over Zhang Weili at UFC 261. Photo: AP
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