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Floyd Mayweather Wants Black Athletes To Stop Making Fun of Nate Robinson

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Nate Robinson, an exceptional athlete, tried his hand at boxing over the weekend during the Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. fight and got knocked the hell out. While many have been making fun of him, retired boxer Floyd Mayweather is coming to his defense.

The self-proclaimed best boxer ever called on everyone, including Black athletes, to stop mocking Robinson (36) for getting his bell rung by YouTuber Jake Paul (23) during his boxing debut. Instantly Robinson became the meme of the year with some folks starting the #NateRobinsonChallenge imitating the 3x slam dunk champion while he was laid out on the boxing mat.

Mayweather took to Instagram to show support for Robinson sharing a photo of them, writing: