December 3, 2022

Helen Peralta raised eyebrows by staging a topless protest in opposition to Disney forward of her combat with UFC veteran Poliana Botelho at Invicta FC 49.

The 5-2 MMA fighter stole the present forward of her newest combat as she weighed in topless, with solely crisscrossed tape protecting her nipples.

Peralta protested in opposition to Disney forward of her newest combat

The phrases ‘F*** Disney’ had been written on the tape earlier than it was caught to her breasts in what was at first a complicated shot on the firm.

Apparently, this isn’t the primary time Peralta has executed this.

Throughout her time on ‘The Final Fighter, Season 30’ which featured Amanda Nunes and Julianna Pena as coaches, the Dominican fighter pulled an analogous stunt, based on considered one of her castmates.

TUF heavyweight runner-up Zac Pauga, defined on social media that Peralta attended considered one of her weigh-ins in an analogous state just for producers to ask her to re-enact her weigh-in with a shirt on.

When the present aired on ESPN, which is owned by Disney, Peralta’s risqué weigh-in had been minimize and it apparently didn’t sit nicely with the 34-year-old, who made her emotions clear forward of her newest combat.

“I’ll provide the background!” Pauga tweeted.

It was initially unclear why Peralta had an issue with Disney

It was initially unclear why Peralta had a problem with Disney

Then TUF 30 runner-up, Pauga, explained things

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Then TUF 30 runner-up, Pauga, defined issues


“She did this for her combat on TUF 30 however the producers minimize it and made her weigh in once more after making weight only for the cameras. Funniest second of the season and so they minimize it as a result of ESPN is a Disney-owned firm.”

Peralta was knocked out of TUF 30 on the quarter-final stage by Kaytlin Neil who picked up a break up resolution win after three rounds earlier than falling quick in opposition to the eventual winner of the season, Julianna Miller, within the subsequent spherical.

‘Iansã’ could not have gotten the possibility to shine throughout her Final Fighter stint however has already impressed many within the MMA world after choosing up large wins over the likes of Cheyanne Vlismas and Jennifer Chieng throughout her quick profession.

Peralta additionally holds two wins in bare-knuckle boxing having crushed Christine Ferea and Maia Kahaunaele beneath the Naked Knuckle Combating Championship banner.

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Tai Emery lately went viral after successful her BKFC debut and flashing the gang whereas celebrating her victory earlier than promising extra wild antics transferring ahead.

Tai Emery went viral following her BKFC debut win

Tai Emery went viral following her BKFC debut win

So, Peralta could also be proper to really feel like ESPN and Disney stopped her from having an analogous second to Emery, who went from obscurity to probably the most talked about folks in fight sport in a single day.