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’

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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