Mixed martial arts fighter Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is scheduled to have his last Ultimate Fighting Championship fight on Saturday, but women's groups are calling for his removal due to a video he made that makes light of sexual assault.
The video, which was posted last year but resurfaced in recent days, is titled "How To Pick Up A Gurl." It shows Jackson — who also has a sponsorship deal with Reebok — plotting to incapacitate a woman using chloroform so he can rape her. Says Kathleen Tucker, executive director of the anti-domestic violence group Between Friends, "There are many subtle ways of disrespecting women, and this isn't one of them. It isn't subtle at all."
Conveniently the UFC has finally released its official Code of Conduct for fighters and put no less a figure than newly retired UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes in office as Vice President of Athlete Development and Government Relations to enforce it.
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