Boos and blood as Trump catches some cage fighting in New York

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Boos and blood as Trump catches some cage fighting in New York

There were jeers for the president as he enjoyed the violent mixed martial arts action, but not everybody was unhappy to see him

AFP

President Donald Trump was booed for the second time in a week at a sporting event on Saturday as he watched mixed martial artists brawl in a cage in New York.

Trump sat about 5m away as UFC fighters delivered vicious kicks and punches to the face and body of their opponents, regularly drawing blood, at Madison Square Garden.

The US president was seen clapping and at one point stood up for a better view as 20,000 pumped-up fans screamed and swore amid an electric atmosphere at the pay-per-view spectacle...

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