There isn’t any denying the recognition of Bakugo Katsuki. The character is a staple in My Hero Academia, and he rivals Deku in relation to high canine at U.A. Excessive Faculty. Today, the My Hero Academia manga has followers extra obsessive about Bakugo than ever, and we have seen the fan artwork to show it. And now, the neighborhood is geeking out as they assume they’ve discovered Bakugo’s IRL twin courtesy of MMA fighter Kota Miura.

As you’ll be able to see under, the entire thing got here to life when Miura’s newest MMA match went viral on social media. Stills of Miura within the ring have made their method round Twitter and Reddit, and belief us – the thirst is actual. Netizens are obsessive about the MMA professional’s gorgeous appears to be like, and My Hero Academia followers observed the fighter had rather a lot in widespread with Bakugo.

From their lean physiques to their spiked blonde hair and smirk, Miura does make double for Bakugo. This led followers like Naagyoo on Twitter to create artwork that mashes the lads up. From there, the My Hero Academia anime fandom went wild with the comparability, and it did attain Miura’s ears. In any case, he appreciated a few of the paintings evaluating him to Bakugo and even reposted it on his Instagram story.

Clearly, Miura is plugged into the Web, so there is no such thing as a denying his sudden viral fame. The Japanese fighter has two official wins to his title, so MMA lovers are retaining a detailed eye on Miura. He defeated Yushi Sakura in a December 2021 match, and he received one other match final September towards Bunchuai Phonsungoen. At 5’9″, the featherweight fighter is now a netizen favourite if not due to his ties to Bakugo Katsuki. So now, we simply want to seek out somebody in MMA who can problem Miura like Deku does his rival.

If you’re not caught up with Bakugo’s newest adventures in My Hero Academia, the manga is on a brief break, however it can return this month with extra ultimate act goodies. As for the anime, My Hero Academia season 6 wrapped earlier this 12 months. The anime has a brand new season within the works, so you’ll be able to binge My Hero Academia on Hulu and Crunchyroll at once.

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