EA apologises to UFC 2's Muslim fighter

Khabib Nurmagomedov got a Christian celebration.

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Electronic Arts has apologised to Khabib Nurmagomedov, the UFC fighter recreated in the recently released game, due to his in-game Christian celebration (signal of the cross), this despite him being Muslim.

The fighter took to his Twitter account to remind EA that he is a Muslim, and asked the EA Sports to edit the celebration. "I have many Muslim fans and you have to respect that," he said.

EA Sports responded to the fighter shortly thereafter, who shared the message on his Instagram account. The publisher said that they had already notified the production team and guaranteed the celebration would be rectified in the next game update, also apologising for any offence caused.

Nurmagomedov then replied that mistakes happen, and that he is not upset about it, but he did make it clear that he expects EA to learn from this mistake so it dosen't happen again.


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