LOOK: A Canadian Scored A Big KO At UFC 273, Then Raised A Ton of Money For A Fight Against Cancer!
Mike Mallet had a pretty incredible Saturday night. First, the knockout.
THAT LEFT HOOK 🔥— Pickswise (@Pickswise) April 10, 2022
Mike Malott (-175 ML) with an INCREDIBLE UFC debut pic.twitter.com/xGXFtRbB1f
But even more impressive? What “Proper” did after the fight:
After winning in a first round KO, Mike Malott one of the lowest paid UFC Fighters on the roster, donates all his show money to his Coach, whose daughter is battling childhood cancer. pic.twitter.com/06HySup8lC— Jason Wu 👏🏻😷💉🏊♂️🍐🌷🌳🦮👨👨👧👦🏠🇺🇦 (@ijasonwu) April 10, 2022
The post-fight speech really seemed to inspire many, including fans...and Jake Paul?
Mike Malott told the media backstage that fans gave him money as he walked out of the arena for his boxing coach's 15-year-old daughter GoFundMe account. ♥️— Danny Segura (@dannyseguratv) April 10, 2022
She's currently battling cancer. #UFC273 pic.twitter.com/LelR5dikmG
Mallot shared more of his story at the post-dight press conference, too.
It is so great to have someone like Mike Malott representing Canada in the UFC.— Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) April 10, 2022
An incredible class act and good on the fans who gave him donation money on his way to the back and those who donated $25,000 to the GoFundMe since his post-fight speech. pic.twitter.com/6M5sGCGCFX
One more look at that left hook too, shall we?
What a beauty. As of this writing, the GoFundMe is at nearly $100,000.