Darren Till ‘honored’ by tattoos of himself, Khamzat Chimaev on UFC fan’s leg
Khamzat Chimaev and Darren Till have become much more than just an MMA bromance to this UFC fan.
“If this doesn’t show my love of UFC, I don’t know what can,” said Jack Millard on Twitter, an apparent hardcore fan of the promotion who has the ink to prove it.
Millard’s left calf are now the home to the inky likeness of UFC contenders Chimaev and Till, which…is certainly a decision that was made. One thing’s for sure, the former UFC welterweight title challenger Till certainly appreciates the artwork.
“What a f*cking honour this was to see this today @Jacktomillard,” Till wrote on Twitter.
What a fucking honour this was to see this today @Jacktomillard pic.twitter.com/xi2ot3nGMt
— D (@darrentill2) June 8, 2022
The replies to the tweet are a field day of memes and jokes, as one might expect. After all, it’s not every day you see UFC fighters, much less the highly-detailed faces of two of them tattooed on a person’s limb.
Despite his newly inked leg being the butt of the joke, Millard seems to be taking it in stride, and provided an explanation for his decision.
“It’s so funny how so many people are so upset by tattoos that are on my body not theirs, and instantly I must be homosexual because of a tattoo,” Millard wrote on Twitter. “But there’s thousands of (Mike) Tyson and (Muhammad) Ali tattoos floating around, I just got some different ones.”
its so funny how so many people are so upset by tattoos that are on my body not theirs, and instantly i must be homosexual because of a tattoo😂😂😂but theres thousands of Tyson and Ali tattoos floating round i just got some different ones. @darrentill2 @KChimaev https://t.co/YAqiyDlmJ4
— Jack Millard (@Jacktomillard) June 9, 2022
These tattoos are Smesh Bros. approved 👍
(via @jacktomillard) pic.twitter.com/taAjEh5H3e
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) June 8, 2022
Millard is absolutely correct here. It is his body and his choice to get the ink, and there are plenty of folks who have tattoos of other athletes on their bodies as well. It wasn’t all negativity in the replies, as there were a select few that had his back. It certainly doesn’t hurt that the artist nailed the likeness of the fighters too.
So, at the end of the day, who are we to judge his decision?
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