Former professional boxer Floyd Mayweather showed his love for former NBA player and three-times the slam dunk contest champion, Nate Robinson after knockout loss famous Youtuber Jake Paul.
A few days ago Mike Tyson’s returned to boxing after a 15-year break and it was organized a show match between Iron Mike and former boxer Roy Jones Jr.
In addition to this highly anticipated match, Nate Robinson and Jake Paul prepared for the show match they had been preparing for months. However, a great feud broke out between the two on social media, and they started to taunt each other. When fight night came, Jake Paul knocked out the former slam dunk champion in round 2 and everyone was shocked.
After this boxing game, everyone started tweeting about Nate Robinson, and the internet was filled with his memes. Floyd, one of the legendary names in boxing, made a statement on his Instagram account to show his support for Nate.
Floyd said he is proud of Nate and will always stand behind him. Addressing people’s reactions on social media, Floyd said that anyone can say anything but no black person should be ridiculed.
Here’s what he stated:
“Nate, I’m proud of you and I will always stand behind all my brothers. I will never kick my brother when he’s down. It’s ok for people to voice their opinions on social media, but no black athletes or black entertainers, especially black NBA players should make a mockery out of you. We are supposed to all stand with each other through the good, bad and ugly. I’m here to uplift you and let you know we all love you and congratulate you for just making an effort.
SIDENOTE: The times I’ve had issues with another brother is when they came at me first. I was just defending myself.”
See the Instagram post below.