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ISP Fellow Co-authors Report on Growing Links Between Combat Sports and Extremist Political Groups in Europe

Jan 06, 2022

Professor Kiril Avramov, a Fellow to the Intelligence Studies Project and Director of UT’s Global (Dis)information Laboratory, published “White Rex, White Nationalism, and Combat Sport” in the Fall 2021 edition of the Journal of Illiberalism Studies. With co-authors Rene Nissen and Jason Roberts, Professor Avramov reviewed existing studies of right-wing extremism, football hooliganism, networking, and identity, as well as contemporary public scholarship and investigative reporting on far-right combat sports in Europe, with a particular focus on the White Rex brand. The full article is available HERE.