UFC fighter Sean Strickland slammed for ‘homophobic’ jibe about ‘gay son’

Author: Lily Wakefield

Sean Strickland punches Uriah Hall of Jamaica in a middleweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event, 2021. (Zuffa LLC via Getty/ Chris Unger)

Controversial UFC fighter Sean Strickland has declared that if he had a gay son, he would think he had “failed as a man”.

The US mixed martial artist, who competes in the UFC middleweight division, was banned from Instagram earlier this month. He claims it was because he made a “joke about pedophiles dying”.

On Monday (27 December), when a fan asked him on Twitter whether he would “rather have a gay son or a thot daughter”, Strickland responded: “If I had a gay son I would think I failed as a man to create such weakness… If I had a whore for a daughter I’d think she just wanted to be like her dad lol!!”

While Strickland obviously made himself laugh, Twitter users simply described him as “unhinged”.

Gay lawyer Ari Cohn replied: “Hate to break it to you, but you’ve already failed as a man.”

“Man’s head is filled with mashed potatoes and doubts about his sexuality,” wrote another Twitter user.

But Strickland wasn’t finished, and followed up with a bizarre tweet about pronouns and “beta males”.

He wrote: “I have been getting some hate for that gay son joke.

“You beta males need to calm the f**k down, this isn’t your college you’re not going to get laid here by a ‘zir’ or ‘it’ by being a little bitch.

“It’s OK this is a safe place. Untuck your balls you’re allowed to be a ‘he’ here.”

Sean Strickland’s comments about a gay son are the latest in a string of anti-LGBT+ tweets

Just days before he tweeted his “gay son joke”, Sean Strickland decided to try out some more comedy material on Twitter, this time about lesbians.

He tweeted: “Have you guys have ever hit on a lesbian girl before? I have, it’s F**KING HARD.

“What is your BEST pick up line when hitting on a lesbian??? ‘Hey wanna hang, I hate my father too.’

“I have never succeeded to say the least lol! Open for suggestions.”

When one Twitter user asked why he would want to “hit on” a lesbian in the first place, Strickland predictably answered: “Bro you know what’s more fun than one girl?! Two girls.”

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Author: Lily Wakefield


My name is David but my online nick almost everywhere is Altabear. I'm a web developer, graphic artist and outspoken human rights (and by extension, mens rights) advocate. Married to my gorgeous husband for 12 years, together for 25 and living with our partner of 4 years, in beautiful Edmonton, Canada.

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