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‘Civil War is Coming’: A list of MMA fighters amplifying Trump’s claims of election fraud

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Some of the MMA fighters who have been repeating claims of voter fraud that Twitter flagged as misinformation when made by the President

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Over the past few days, the United States has been engulfed in a electoral race to determine the country’s next president. The election has boiled down to a handful of states where ballots continue to be tabulated on Friday. However, the lengthy process has also given rise to election-rigging conspiracies propagated by President Donald Trump and his allies.

The election fraud conspiracies arose after Trump declared a premature victory at a White House press conference early Wednesday. The president also pushed the false narrative of mass voter fraud on Twitter, claiming that Democrats are trying to “steal the election.” (Twitter has since flagged several of Trump’s tweets citing potential misinformation.)

In the wake of Trump’s false declaration of victory, several right-wing political activists and groups have attempted to disrupt mail-in voting and delegitimize the vote-counting system. This includes pushing election fraud conspiracy theories, many of which are now being propagated by notable MMA fighters.

It should be noted that there is no evidence of wide-scale illegal votes in any state. There is also no evidence that vote-counting observers are being shut out to cover up voter fraud, despite Trump pushing the false narrative for several days.

Below is a list of MMA fighters who have used their social media platform to falsely claim that several states are stealing the election.

Colby Covington

Jorge Masvidal

Tito Ortiz

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Eddie Alvarez

Michael Chandler

Here is a screenshot of a tweet from Michael Chandler that he later deleted

Herschel Walker

Gina Carano

Pat Miletich

Hector Lombard

Tara LaRosa