The flyweight fighter Jeff Molina recently gained notoriety after a video of him engaging in an Inappropriate conduct was leaked. Since then, Molina has been compelled to reveal his sexual orientation in the open. When ‘El Jefe’ last competed in the octagon against Zhalgas Zhumagulov, he wore PRIDE-themed UFC shorts, which drew criticism from homophobic MMA fans. Molina declared he would enter the battle unarmed, which he eventually won by unanimous decision. But, ‘El Jefe’ must have experienced a lot of difficulty recently because a video of him having a sexual encounter with another man went viral online.
Then, in a protracted Twitter tirade, Jeff Molina came out as “bisexual,” raising fears about how the news would be accepted by the MMA brotherhood, which is generally homophobic. TLDR: im bi, the 25-year-old wrote. The opportunity to do this when I was ready was denied to me, though not in the manner I had intended. I’ve made an effort to keep my love life off of social media.” “I found it difficult to imagine how my friends, teammates, and role models may view me differently, let alone treat me differently because of something outside of my control. I didn’t envision myself engaging in this behaviour during this period of my life in a sport when the bulk of the spectators are the homophobic s***suckers they are.
Jeff Molina is currently suspended from the UFC
For his “significant” role in a betting controversy involving instructor James Krause, Jeff Molina was given a lifetime suspension by the UFC and the Nevada State Athletic Commission in January.
Krause, a well-known betting specialist, was the subject of an investigation after it was discovered that there had been strange line movement before a fight between Darrick Minner and Shayilan Nuerdanbieke. According to a report by ESPN, James Krause’s betting group, which ‘El Jefe’ equated to “insider trading,” was aggressively promoted by Jeff Molina. According to his letter to the group,
“He has trained with many of the fighters, is an active coach and fighter, and occasionally has inside information on injuries, unannounced fights, fighter appearances in training, etc. This is known as insider trading in the stock market and as James Krause in MMA betting.”