‘I understand that girls get along … boys and trans people are completely wrong’: British boxer James Hawley is dropped by Tyson Fury’s management company after a despicable homophobic rant on TikTok, where he’s gay ‘dirty c *** s ‘named’
- Boxer James Hawley raged homophobically on his TikTok account
- The video was shared on Twitter, and it has been criticized since going viral
- His promoters MTK Global dropped the boxer after the video appeared
Boxer James Hawley has been dropped by promoter MTK Global after a disgusting homophobic rant on his TikTok account calling gay men ‘dirty c ****’.
Hawley received massive social media criticism since the video, shared Wednesday by Drag Race UK star Baga Chipz, showed that the 21-year-old was on a long rant.
In the video, Hawley was asked if he supported LGBT rights.
Boxer James Hawley has been criticized for a vile homophobic rant on his TikTok
The boxer was asked if he supported LGBT people and reacted negatively
He replied, “I 1,000, 1 million percent disagree. Listen, I understand that girls get together all the time at parties and stuff.
“I don’t care, no problem. I wish they got together.
“But boys and transgender people, on the other hand, there is something seriously wrong with you. What the hell makes you want to change your gender and get f ***** in the a ***.
“What’s wrong with your filthy c ****. I feel sorry for your families’.
After the video was marked for MTK Global – representing Tyson Fury and Carl Frampton – they responded in a direct message on Instagram.
A statement from them said: “Thank you for taking the time to contact us and bring this to our attention.
Middleweight Hawley was dropped by his promoters MTK Global after the video was released
“The management team has decided to terminate Mr. Hawley’s contract with MTK Global with immediate effect and will no longer represent him in any form.
The boxing community is all about respect and unity and MTK Global prides itself on its community focus and inclusive ethos.
“It has always been our mission to make boxing accessible to everyone, embrace individuality and be a safe space where the community can express itself and support each other.
“MTK Global does not in any way endorse the views that have been shared in any way, nor will these comments ever be considered acceptable by any of our fighters, hence the decision made by management.”
Hawley has had a 6-0 record since his debut in 2014 and has been criticized on social media
Hawley has a 6-0 record since he made his professional debut in December 2014. In his last fight, he defeated Josh Adewale at Brentwood.
The middleweight was criticized on social media. Sam Ramsden wrote, “This is what happens when you get hit in the head for a living.”
Another Twitter user wrote: “This video is a huge reminder to anyone who thinks that homophobia and transphobia don’t exist, that they exist 100 percent and that they are terrible.”
Harry Hancock added, “It’s a great day to summon up some transphobic and homophobic fanatics.”