Over the weekend, Tuivasa won his second fight under the promotion by way of knockout, his specialty—the 24-year-old from Sydney has opened his MMA career with seven consecutive knockout victories.
Cyril Asker became his latest victim, falling at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia.
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Tuivasa celebrated by downing a beer out of a fan’s shoe.
Tai Tuivasa chugging beer out of a shoe? Tai Tuivasa chugging beer out of a shoe. pic.twitter.com/PvQJcpCXuk
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He explained later that this act is called a “shoey,” It’s apparently a regular occurrence in Australia, and it’s usually much grosser. Typically, it involves … well, I’ll let him explain it.
At his press conference, the 265-pounder aptly dubbed Bam Bam confirmed the shoey came via a complete stranger’s shoe.
#UFC221: @bambamtuivasa explains what “Shoey” is and what he drank from it on the way to the back after his fight! Watch the full post-fight press conference: https://t.co/7a8xsbb8d5 👞🍻 pic.twitter.com/mgYhtvwEn0
— Submission Radio (@SubmissionAus) February 11, 2018
Better a stranger’s new sneaker than a dear friend’s work boot, I say.