During his most recent "Presidential Address," UFC President Dana White called out boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. for his racist tweet about Knicks guard Jeremy Lin.
White, who rarely shies away from speaking his mind, pointed right at the camera, and declared that Mayweather is racist.
"First of all, what I think he said is racist," White stated. "He's made a couple of racist comments, and yes, Floyd, you're racist with the stuff that you said."
After Lin led the Knicks to their fourth straight win since taking over as the starting point guard, Mayweather took to Twitter and claimed that race was the reason behind all of the hype surrounding the Asian-American breakout star.
"Jeremy Lin is a good player but all the hype is because he's Asian. Black players do what he does every night and don't get the same praise," Mayweather tweeted.
White also took issue with the part of Mayweather's tweet stating that African-American ballplayers do not get praise for similar play.
"Really? Kobe Bryant doesn't get any praise? Michael Jordan never got any praise? The list goes on and on for guys who completely get praise for being a great NBA basketball player," he said. "Not only can [Lin] compete and make it in the NBA, the guy is tearing it up and breaking records, you knucklehead."
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