GTA 6 featuring UFC Champ Sean Strickland and model Nina Marie Daniele? MMA world confused after Rockstar’s much-awaited trailer

The trailer of GTA 6 showcased Sean Strickland and Nina Marie Daniele's lookalikes in the main characters.


GTA 6 featuring UFC Champ Sean Strickland and model Nina Marie Daniele? MMA world confused after Rockstar’s much-awaited trailer

GTA 6 trailer showcased Sean Stickland lookalike (via X)

Rockstar Games released the much anticipated ‘Grand Theft Auto 6′ (GTA 6) trailer yesterday. It blew all over the internet and reportedly crossed over 90 million views on YouTube in under 24 hours. GTA games remain a classic, and fans worldwide celebrated the first look of its next iteration. But what caught the eyes of the fight fans were the main characters’ resemblance to UFC champion Sean Strickland and UFC personality Nina Marie Daniele.

Soon after spotting the similarity between Sean Strickland and the GTA game avatar, fight fans excitedly questioned whether it was for real. As such, Strickland took it to X and commented on it. Also, he took a slight dig at EA Sports, who produced UFC 5. On the same note, Nina Marie Daniele joined the fans in confirming that the GTA avatars looked much like her and Strickland.

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Gaming fans loved the GTA franchise, and soon it became a classic. However, its last edition was released ten years ago. As such, the hype hasn’t reduced one bit; if not, it has only increased. Also, by featuring the male protagonist as a lookalike of UFC champion Sean Strickland, it captured the eyes of the MMA world as well.

Sean Strickland became the UFC champion by defeating Israel Adesanya at UFC 293. It was one of the greatest upset wins in recent times. Now, he will defend his title against Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 297 in January 2024.

Fans reacts to the new trailer of GTA 6 featuring a lookalike of Sean Strickland and Nina Marie Daniele

The new trailer of the upcoming open-world game GTA 6 created a lot of buzz on social media lately. As such, fight fans spotted a resemblance in the game’s avatars with Sean Strickland and Nina Marie Daniele. They went into a frenzy mode as GTA featured a lookalike of the UFC champion.

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GTA 6 features lookalikes of Sean Strickland and Nina Marie Daniele
GTA 6 features lookalikes of Sean Strickland and Nina Marie Daniele (via X)

Now, Sean Strickland commented on his similitude to the game’s avatar and stated a controversial message compared to EA Sports. Later, Nina Marie Daniele joined the party by stating that the game’s main characters looked relatively close to her and Sean Strickland. As such, fight fans reacted to it on X. Here are a few interesting reactions:

The GTA 6 trailer became a hot topic on the internet ever since its release. As such, video game fans were excited for the next edition of the Grand Theft Auto. However, what captured the eyes of the MMA fans was Sean Strickland’s similarity to the GTA 6 avatar. The game is scheduled to release in 2025, so the wait is longer than expected.

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