Kubrat Pulev has dismissed the backlash against him for kissing a female reporter during an interview, insisting he is friends with the journalist.
The Bulgarian heavyweight sparked outrage after his last fight when he suddenly kissed Vegas Sports Daily journalist Jenny Sushe during an interview backstage.
Pulev, who knocked out Bogdan Dinu on Saturday, was slammed for his actions, and released a short statement explaining his version of events.
WHAT THE ….!
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But the 37-year-old shrugged off the incident, claiming he and Sushe are good friends.
You may have seen a clip of me kissing a female reporter following an interview after I won my fight Saturday night, he said.
The reporter, Jenny, is actually a friend of mine, and after the interview, I was so elated, I gave her a kiss.
For the most commented kiss in the world! pic.twitter.com/T1Ktlprff4
— Kubrat Pulev (@KubratPulev) March 26, 2019
Later that night, she joined me and my other friends at my post-fight celebration.
On the video, after our kiss, we both laughed about it and thanked each other.
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