Tabatha Ricci, a rising UFC women’s flyweight contender, recently shared a crude screenshot on social media that revealed a fan asking her for pictures of her feet.
Ricci posted a screenshot on her Twitter handle, along with a caption that expressed her disappointment and frustration with the objectification of female fighters.
The screenshot showed a direct message from a fan asking Ricci for pictures of her feet, and offering to pay for them. Ricci’s decision to share the screenshot publicly sparked a conversation about the inappropriate behavior of some fans towards female fighters, and the need for greater respect and boundaries in the sport.
‘Baby Shark’ posted:
Tabatha Ricci recently secured an impressive victory against Jessica Penne at UFC 285. The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt showcased her skills and tapped out Penne in the second round of the fight, cementing her place as a top contender in the women’s flyweight division.
Tabatha Ricci feels she deserves to be ranked after an impressive victory over Jessica Penne
Tabatha Ricci achieved a significant milestone in her career with a stunning victory over veteran fighter Jessica Penne at UFC 285. The fight took place on the preliminary card of the event, and ‘Baby Shark’ secured a second-round finish with a tight armbar submission.
The victory marked Ricci’s first finish in the Octagon and highlighted her impressive grappling skills. With the win, the Brazilian mixed martial artist hopes to make her way into the strawweight division’s rankings and establish herself as a top contender in the division.
During a post-fight interview, Tabatha Ricci shared her aspirations to become a top-ranked contender in the UFC. Ricci remains confident in her abilities and is determined to achieve her goals.
In the interview, Ricci also sent a clear message to the rest of the strawweight division, claiming that she is ready to face anybody the UFC pits her against. Her impressive victory over Jessica Penne showcased her skills and determination, proving that she has what it takes to compete with the best in the division.
The 28-year-old mixed martial artist stated:
“I hope I can join the rankings after this win, but I can’t control that. It was one of my goals for last year, but I couldn’t achieve it. I want let everyone know that the Baby Shark era has begun. I can’t wait to return and be ranked soon.”
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