Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
light heavyweight Kyle Kingsbury made a statement over the weekend
when he stripped down at weigh-in wearing a pair of pink “Legalize
It was Kingsbury's retirement fight,
which he lost to Patrick Cummins.
The 32-year-old Kingsbury, nicknamed
Kingsbu, revealed the pro-marriage equality message as he bent over
to remove his shorts before weighing in.
In a tweet to his more than 29,900
followers, Kingsbury said of his retirement: “In my run it felt
like peaks and valleys but in the end I am completely grateful for it
all – every beating I delt out & every beating I took … I've
learned more about life in the small window I've fought than in any
other venture. Life only continues to get better. I love you all.”
Kingsbury was also a cast member of
cabler Spike TV's The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team