UFC fighter Jeff Molina is opening up on his sexuality after a video exhibiting him performing a intercourse act on one other man was leaked to social media this week … saying he was stripped of the chance to announce he’s bisexual the best way he needed.
The 25-year-old shared an emotional assertion to Twitter on Friday … saying, “Not the best way I needed to do that however the probability to do it after I was prepared was taken from me.”
“I’ve tried to maintain my relationship life personal from social media,” Molina continued. “I’ve dated women my complete life and suppressed emotions I had all through highschool being on the wrestling crew, all through faculty pursuing MMA, and even after making a part of the dream occur and stepping into the UFC.”
“The considered my buddies, teammates and ppl I look as much as taking a look at me totally different not to mention treating me totally different for one thing I can’t management was one thing I couldn’t fathom.”
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Molina — 11-2 to this point in his profession and 3-0 in UFC — has beforehand proven assist for the LGBTQ+ neighborhood … sporting the Satisfaction Month shorts for his battle in June 2022.
Molina — who’s at the moment suspended for his alleged position in a betting scheme — stated he was not planning to return out throughout his profession … including he needed to be identified for his abilities reasonably than being the “‘bi UFC fighter’ that I’m certain would simply be translated to ‘homosexual UFC fighter.’”
Jeff Molina goes *off* concerning the detrimental feedback he obtained for sporting UFC’s satisfaction month shorts.
“I simply thought in 2022 individuals can be a little bit extra open-minded and never items of sh*t. However I assume I used to be fallacious.”#UFCVegas56 | Full video: https://t.co/mOxnqIFGCb pic.twitter.com/aKeVUUeXyg
— MMA Junkie (@MMAJunkie) June 5, 2022
Molina’s announcement makes him the primary overtly LGBTQ+ male member of the UFC.
“On the finish of the day I do know my character, morals, and who I’m as an individual. As a lot as I’m getting hated/s****** on I’m getting an equal quantity of assist & it means a f*** ton.”