UFC Bans Hoelzer Reich After Fan Uproar

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Updated: December 9, 2009

Hoelzer Reich a clothing company feature vintage German imagery has been banned by Zuffa after fans cause a stir after seen on the TUF 10 Finale broadcast. Fans on the Underground Forum posted evidence the brand promoted Neo-Nazi culture and white supremacy.

World Extreme Cagefighting general manager Reed Harris told Cagewriter that Zuffa fighters [UFC and WEC] will no longer be allowed to wear Hoelzer Reich clothing in their fights.

“It does not matter what the iron cross, SS or any of the other symbols meant before they were used by Nazis, or how brief the association was with Nazi Germany. The evil committed by Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich ensured that those symbols will always come to symbolize the worst of humanity.” [Yahoo]

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