An undefeated pro boxer was FOCUSed by his management company on Wednesday after the fighter embarked on a disgusting homophobic rant on TikTok.
Meet James hawley … a 21-year-old British fighter – he is 6-0 and was signed with MTK Global, which represents huge boxing stars like Tyson fury, Carl Frampton and Billy Joe Saunders.
Hawley recently decided to do a little Q&A on TikTok and was asked, “Do you support LGBT people?”
His response … “I don’t agree with that thousand, one million percent stuff.”
Hawley said he enjoys hot lesbian girls – but gay and transgender guys are rubbing him the wrong way.
What renaissance man, right?
Hawley kept spitting out a bunch of super offensive and graphic stuff that we’re just not going to include in this article.
He ended with: “I’m sorry for your families.”
The rant caught the attention of a named “RuPaul’s Drag Race UK” star Baga Chipz – who contacted MTK Global to find out why he would represent someone with such a hateful message?
To MTK Global’s credit, they responded to Baga Chipz almost immediately – saying they severed ties with Hawley after seeing the clip.
“The management team has made the decision to terminate Mr. Hawley’s contract with MTK Global with immediate effect and will no longer represent him in any form.”
“MTK Global does not endorse or endorse in any way the opinions that have been shared in any way, and such comments will never be considered acceptable by any of our fighters, hence the decision that was made by The direction.”
After his release, Hawley made a video dealing with the move – and sort of (but not really) the apology.
Hawley’s defense is that he received photos and graphic videos of gay people and was whipped in a fit of anger.
Hawley says he’s being abused by these people – and isn’t backing down.
Of course, Hawley also came up with the “I have gay friends” excuse.
We reached out to MTK Global to see if they would listen to Hawley’s explanation – so far no word in return.