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27th Mar 2023

UFC star caught on camera punching rapper in mass brawl

Steve Hopkins

‘Definitely not a good look for him’

Marvin Vettori was caught on camera raining down blows on an Italian rapper and fighter during a mass brawl at a boxing event in Milan over the weekend.

The UFC Middleweight, who was among the attendees for a WBC super middleweight bout, was seen punching and hammer-fisting Omar Nguale Ilunga.

Italy’s Ivan Zucco beat Germaine Brown in the headline bout of DAZN’s latest show at the Allianz Cloud Arena.

Away from the ring, a fight reportedly broke out between The Italian Dream’s friend, Tony Effe, and IIunga.

According to MMA reporter Al Zullino, the two rappers had a disagreement which led to an exchange of blows.

The video shows several men throwing punches, with Vettori on the fringes of the scuffle.

But as IIunga, who is known as Ion Real Deal, is pushed through the crowd, Vettori appears to get involved. He throws a few loose punches, before landing a series of hammer blows, as the performer covers his head.

The rapper, a professional boxer with a 23-2 record, then falls to the floor as security steps in to quell the violence.

Earlier this month 29-year-old Vettori fought at UFC 286 in London, facing off against Roman Dolidze.

The former middleweight title challenger said of his win: “It was good.

“First time, my mom came and watched me in the UFC. I couldn’t lose in front of her. Back in the win column. Don’t forget about me.

“I keep improving my game and I’m proud of all my kicking tonight. “I’m around. [Jared] Cannonier, [Alex] Pereira, [Israel] Adesanya, line them up.” SunSport have reached out to Marvin Vettori’s representatives for comment.

The victory saw Vettori extend his record to19 wins, six defeats and one draw.

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