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Al Iaquinta doesn’t want an ‘ignorant rapper’ like Snoop Dogg mocking UFC fighters (and Matt Brown agrees)

Tanqueray Brand Ambassador Snoop Dogg performs at The Dogg House during Tales Of The Cocktail Photo by Tyler Kaufman/Getty Images for Diageo

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight slugger Al Iaquinta hates promotion president Dana White, so naturally, he would probably hate all of White’s friends, too, including longtime hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg.

But not because he doesn’t drink gin and juice, but rather because Iaquinta has a problem with the way the fighter-friendly artist rags on mixed martial arts (MMA) combatants during Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series.

“Really wish they'd replace Snoop Dogg on contender series,” Iaquinta wrote on Twitter. “Guy has no respect or knowledge of the sport or fighters. Constant mockery. What other sport has an alternate broadcast with an ignorant rapper mocking its athletes?”

And he’s not alone in his critique.

Iaquinta, who was last seen knocking out Diego Sanchez at UFC Fight Night 108 back in April, is no stranger to controversy, or calling out his superiors (sample here).

But in the case of Snoop Dogg, anyone think “Raging Al” has a valid point?

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