UFC star Elias Theodorou to make ring boy debut at Invicta 28 in historic move

MMA will make historical past through the use of a ring boy for the primary time.

Formula One and darts have controversially scrapped grid and stroll-on women this season.

 UFC star Elias Theodorou will make history by becoming first ever ring boy at Invicta 28

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UFC star Elias Theodorou will make historical past by turning into first ever ring boy at Invicta 28

And UFC star and mannequin Elias Theodorou is about to break custom by debuting at Invicta 28 subsequent month.

The Canadian, 29, stated: "I’m dropping my YouTube channel, The Mane Occasion, and the primary phase we’ve got is prepared to go.

"The primary one known as ‘Ring Boy’. I used to be pleased sufficient and really excited to have my ring boy debut. However clearly now I’ve gotten that out of the best way I needed to go to the large leagues. And the large leagues is Invicta.

"So I'm excited to announce that I will probably be becoming a member of as the primary-ever ring boy for Invicta 28 in Salt Lake Metropolis."

 Darts walk-on girls have been controversially scrapped this season

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Darts stroll-on women have been controversially scrapped this season
 Formula One are no longer using grid girls this season

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Formula One are not utilizing grid women this season
 Elias Theodorou is a UFC fighter and hair model set to create history

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Elias Theodorou is a UFC fighter and hair mannequin set to create historical past
 Elias Theodorou's nickname is 'The Spartan' for his long locks and physique

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Elias Theodorou's nickname is 'The Spartan' for his lengthy locks and physique
 Elias Theodorou was crowned winner of Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs Australia in 2014

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Elias Theodorou was topped winner of Final Fighter Nations: Canada vs Australia in 2014
 Elias Theodorou has praised the MMA for providing gender-equal opportunity

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Elias Theodorou has praised the MMA for offering gender-equal alternative
 Canadian UFC fighter Elias Theodorou is set to star as the lead in a movie

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Canadian UFC fighter Elias Theodorou is about to star because the lead in a film

Invicta is an all-feminine MMA promotion which has helped launch the careers of a number of UFC fighters.

Historically, glamorous ring women maintain up playing cards between rounds to signify how lengthy is left in fights.

Theodorou has praised MMA for giving him – and males – the prospect to do the identical.

He stated: "Combined martial arts has been at the forefront of equality in many various methods.

"You possibly can see in regards to ladies being on prime of pay-per-views and promoting tens of millions – and in addition now myself included as the primary ring boy."

Hair mannequin Theodorou additionally represents toy firm Mattel and can start a brand new Barbie position as "Man-Bun Ken".

That's Mr. Ring Boy™ to you! ??? It's official, as announce earlier today, I’ll make my official #Ringboy™ debut at @InvictaFights 28 (Mar twenty fourth) in Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah! Excited to break obstacles and push for equality in athletics. With extra, not much less. I'll maintain you all posted alongside the best way. So pumped! Be certain to watch the start of my journey on my official Youtube channel: #themaneevent™ which launched today! (Hyperlink in the bio) #themaneevent™#firstisking #youtube #channel #organicasfuck #longhairdontcare #manbunmonday #performanceandshow #doyou #bro

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My street to @invictafc 28 begins today! Couldn't be extra excited to get in the BEST form of my life for the occasion after which my subsequent struggle. ????? I’m: The #RingBoy™ #showandperformance #mma #ufc #fighter #lover #entertainer #for #equality #bro #troll #searching #hatersgonnahate #doyou motivated

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On a scale between 1-10 how apparent is it that I don't know what I'm doing right here? ?‍♂️?? #manbun #fakeittillyoumakeit #usless #mechanic #stranded #thankgod #for #CAA @justcallmerandall

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He defined: "I’ve actually giant manufacturers which are going to be leaping in.

"I’m the world ambassador for Mattel. Additionally they love the entire concept of the equality and the openness to truly put your self in this place.

"And I’m truly going to be partnering – if all goes nicely – with Barbie for 'Ring Boy' and I might be 'Man-Bun Ken'."

Named "Elias 'The Spartan' Theodorou", the fighter has racked up an enormous social media following of just about 50,000 followers.

#IWILL all the time keep prepared. ???

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Monday make-up by @aajmma ?? #blackeyedpeas #hurtbusiness #theoffice #ouch

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Search for possibilities to take the street much less-traveled. There are not any improper turns, simply totally different paths alongside the best way. ?? @supersaiyanmagicalgirl #fightersjourney #mma #ufc #walkoff #strut #stroll #roadlesstraveled #mypath #fighters #journey #battle #life #warrior #seekanddestroy

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Present Feels: Mane Monday. ?? #TheManeEvent™ and greatest hair in fight sports.

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And his reputation is certain to soar even greater with Theodorou set to star in a movie.

He stated: "As well as to this I’ve received two TV exhibits and a film in the works.

"I’m the lead and the chief producer. Principally I play an MMA fighter – an enormous stretch! – who will get injured and I reinvent myself by way of video gaming."

Theodorou has gained 14 of his sixteen MMA fights and was topped champion of the Final Fighter Nations: Canada vs Australia in 2014.

However regardless of making an attempt to arrange a bout with former world title challenger Thales Leites, it’s the movie star life that curiosity Theodorou now.

He stated: "I really like combined martial arts.

"I’m an enormous believer in the fighter’s journey. I really like travelling and coaching. My final struggle was in Australia. I’ve been to Thailand and Brazil and all over the place in between, studying and rising.

“You solely stay as soon as, to quote the immortal phrases of Drake, however I would like to construct my model past preventing as a result of this can be a platform and this is a chance.

“And yours really doesn’t need to get hit in the top ceaselessly."

MMA will make historical past through the use of a ring boy for the primary time.