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AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – JUNE 01: UFC fighter Israel Adesanya signs up with in the demonstration down Queen Street on June 01, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand. The rally was arranged in uniformity with protests throughout the United States following the killing of an unarmed black male George Floyd at the hands of a law enforcement officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Picture by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Israel Adesanya speaks at Black Lives Matter demonstration.

MMA fighters from around the world are joining in with protestors in their home cities to support the Black Lives Matter cause which has been heightened since the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police.

Photos and video circulated on Monday of UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya speaking at a Black Lives Matter protest in Auckland, New Zealand. Adesanya was one of 4,000 protestors who gathered in honor of Floyd.

Israel Adesanya pictured here in Auckland, New Zealand taking part in a protest which drew a reported 4,000+ people. You can just see the emotions pouring out of this images.(Photos via Getty) pic.twitter.com/xFw6YQXly1

— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) June 1, 2020

Jon Jones secures his city from rioters

On Sunday night UFC light heavyweight champ, Jon Jones was spotted taking pepper spray from people on the streets of Albuquerque, New Mexico. He has given that posted numerous more videos requiring men to come aid with the clean-up effort. Some fans have actually fasted to explain that Jones has a long list of unpleasant legal concerns and should not be painted as a hero, while others enjoy he’s utilizing his appeal to raise awareness.

Chuck Liddell assists throughout Huntington Beach protests

Former UFC champ, Chuck Liddell was found out on the streets in Huntington Beach, CA this weekend where he seems attempting to diffuse a few of the run-ins. Huntington Beach has a big white supremacist population and stress increased there over the weekend.

The UFC likewise shared a picture of Floyd throughout their live broadcast on Saturday. The UFC went back to action for the first time in Las Vegas, NV given that the coronavirus shutdown. There were protests on the strip and in Downtown Las Vegas however they did not impact the UFC Vegas combat night.

Next: How is the sports world reacting to protests?

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Derrick is the Researcher at World Weekly News. He tries to find the latest things going around in our world and share it with our readers.

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