“Garry and wife are hypocrites” – Fans FURIOUS over Ian Garry as Neil Magny reveals fighting for custody of children over Irishman’s ‘child abuser’ label

Neil Magny revealed serious repercussions of Ian Garry's comments of labeling him a child beater.


“Garry and wife are hypocrites” – Fans FURIOUS over Ian Garry as Neil Magny reveals fighting for custody of children over Irishman’s ‘child abuser’ label

Neil Magny faces legal issues for his children's custody after Ian Garry's child abuser comments (via MMA Junkie/talkSPORT)

Neil Magny faced Ian Garry at UFC 292 a few months ago. He took the fight on short notice after Garry’s original opponent Geoff Neal pulled out. Immediately, Garry started his way around the mike to get under the skin of Magny. However, he repeatedly labeled Magny as a child abuser after a misinterpreted statement from the latter. Now, ‘The Haitian Sensation’ shared the repercussions it had in his life.

In the lead-up to the fight, Neil Magny made an analogy to beating Ian Garry as a father would to his kid. As such, Ian Garry hopped on the metaphor and addressed Magny as a child abuser throughout their press conference. This misinterpretation stuck in the minds of the public and it made rounds in the news channels. Now, Magny suffered serious effects from Garry’s comments as he’s fighting a legal battle for the custody of his child.

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(Ian Garry's comments) in itself had a lot more consequences than just like nonsense at the press conference. There were literally screenshots being taken of headlines saying that I'm a child abuser and I'd do this to my kids. There were screenshots being taken and put into apps and things like that, that would be admissible in court where I'm literally fighting for custody of my children.
Neil Magny (via SportsKeeda MMA)

Neil Magny held himself accountable for the words he said. However, Ian Garry played a huge part in painting him as a child abuser. This is causing havoc considering Magny is now battling for custody of his kids after going through a divorce with his wife.

The bad blood between the two put a lot of eyes on their matchup at UFC 292. Ian Garry came out as a victor after a dominating performance. He won a lopsided unanimous decision from the judges. Now, he faces Vicente Luque in UFC 296. On the other hand, Niel Magy is scheduled to fight Mike Mallot in January 2024.

Fans react to Neil Magny’s situation after Ian Garry’s comments at UFC 292

Trash-talking in combat sports go a long way. However, in a few instances, the impact that trash-talk has goes past competitive advantage. Neil Magny is facing one such issue as he was fighting for his child’s custody after being separated from his wife.

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Partly, Ian Garry was responsible for Magny’s distress. As Ian Garry portrayed Magny as a child abuser with his words in the UFC 292 press conference.

Ian Garry's comments of Neil Magny put the latter in legal trouble for custody of his children
Ian Garry’s comments of Neil Magny put the latter in legal trouble for custody of his children(Via Sports Illustrated/ IMDB)

Neil Magny mistakenly uttered an analogy of giving Ian Garry a father-like beating in the pre-fight media event. As such, the Irishman took the words in the literal sense and painted a picture of Magy being a child beater.

Fight fans were infuriated at Garry for his deeds. Here are some interesting reactions:

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Fans expressed their hatred towards Ian Garry in a lot of ways. The Irishman has received a lot of criticism for numerous matters recently. This instance with Neil Magny just added fuel to the existing hatred. Although Garry was responsible for blowing it up, Neil Magny held himself accountable for the words he said.

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