‘Death to Jews’ Tattoo Costs Hungarian Fighter Prague Gig

Times of Israel
May 19, 2013

Organizers bar Attila Petrovszki from martial arts bout because of his pro-Hitler, anti-Semitic body art

Atilla Petrovszki (left) sporting his anti-Semitic tattoos in a mixed martial arts fight. (photo credit: image capture from YouTube)
Atilla Petrovszki (left) sporting his anti-Semitic tattoos in a mixed martial arts fight. (photo credit: image capture from YouTube)

A Hungarian martial arts fighter was disinvited from an event in Prague because of his Nazi tattoos, including one reading “death to the Jews.”

Some of the sponsors of the Heroes Gate martial arts tournament told organizers that Attila Petrovszki from Hungary could not attend the May 17 event because he had a tattoo of Adolf Hitler and a swastika on his body and the anti-Semitic words, Radio Prague reported.

The event’s promoter, Ladislav Kutil, told Radio Prague the fighter’s appearance had been cancelled due to ‘media pressure’ on Heroes Gate and its sponsors, which include gyms, car dealerships and Pepsi. The poster also carries the logos of the City of Prague and Czech Television.

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