Midnight Mania! Hasbulla Accused Of Animal Abuse By Outraged Internet

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Midnight Mania! Hasbulla Accused Of Animal Abuse By Outraged Internet

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There’s an original rule of the Internet that eventually inspired a crowd-sourced investigation into a serial killer and subsequent Netflix documentary. That rule states simply: Don’t f—k with cats!

Miniature social media sensation Hasbulla Magomedov appears to be in violation of that sacred tenant. I wouldn’t go as far to describe his actions as animal abuse — though many, many folks on Twitter have done just that — but Hasbulla is definitely mistreating a visibly upset feline in the featured video above.

Maybe Mystic Mac wasn’t so wrong after all.

You may be wondering to yourself, “Why is this MMA website covering a meme?” That’s a fair question, but Hasbulla has managed to ingrain himself fully into MMA culture. He’s been in the corner of current UFC Lightweight champion Islam Makhachev, and he’s actually signed an ambassador contract with UFC. One wonders if that means the UFC Code of Conduct applies to the tiny superstar? It seems unlikely, since it’s been widely forgotten about in regards to the actual athletes.

Perhaps more to the point: cats are predators. If I were to go anger my sweet, floofy buddy Marshmallow to the point that he forgot I’m the one who feeds him, I would surely end up fleeing that exchange covered in my own blood. It doesn’t sound like a battle that would go well for Hasbulla, who should probably call out someone his own size.


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