UFC middleweight fighter and Kansas City native Julian Marquez defeated Sam Alvey via a rear-naked choke in the second round of their UFC on ABC fight Saturday.
During his post-fight interview, Marquez then challenged Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, tight end Travis Kelce and wide receiver Tyreek Hill to a game of badminton or pickleball:
The pickleball challenge has apparently been granted, with all three Kansas City players responding to it on Twitter. Kelce even suggested heading to the local Chicken N Pickle.
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