Just because you’re a world-class athlete, it doesn’t mean you should be boxing. Nate Robinson, former pro basketball player and star football player, too, learned this the hard way when get got knocked out by YouTube star Jake Paul.
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The former NBA star and Paul were the undercard to the Roy Jones vs. Mike Tyson fight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. It was the Slam Dunk champion’s boxing debut. The people certainly got their money’s worth. If Nate the Great getting absolutely clowned for catch the fade is what you call entertainment.
ESPN has the run down, beyond Robinson getting laid out in second round.
You don’t play boxing,” analyst Sugar Ray Leonard said.
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Robinson (0-1) learned that lesson in the most brutal way. He was knocked down in the first round rushing at Paul when Paul (2-0, 2 KO) hit him just above the ear. Then, in the second round, Paul hit Robinson on the forehead to knock him down again.
Somehow, Robinson got up again. It wasn’t for long. Robinson once again ran into Paul and Paul just timed his punch to one of Robinson’s aggressive moves forward, knocking him out completely.
Paul landed eight punches. Three of them led to knockdowns, including the overhand right that ended the fight.
Twitter has been having a field day at Robinson’s expense ever since his folly started circulating on the Internets. Snoop getting his sing on certainly didn’t help the guy’s cause.
But in all seriousness, we sincerely hope Robinson wasn’t seriously hurt. Peep some the best reactions from Black Twitter and more below. Man alive…
When Nate Robinson finally came to … pic.twitter.com/vIiGkCn0Wx
— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) November 29, 2020
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— Lonzo Bentley (@lonzobentley) November 29, 2020
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Black Twitter when Nate Robinson tries to get back in the Black community pic.twitter.com/gR2w4sads2— PR1NC3🇧🇧 | Smash players DNI (@PR1NC318) November 29, 2020
3. Goodness gracious…
#JakevsNate #tysonvsjones #TysonJones Freeze frame: *narrator* Im Nate Robinson, former NBA Player, 3 time dunk contest winner, all around great athlete. I bet yall wondering how I got here, in a boxing ring, gettin my ass knocked TF Out. Well it all started with this Youtuber... pic.twitter.com/MgQbfdQm3X— Splash Miyagi (@DreadedRaikage) November 29, 2020
Nate Robinson’s life after the loss to Jake Paul pic.twitter.com/cWRPZDQazw— RDCWORLD BURNER (@rdcburner) November 29, 2020
Laugh if you want, but...— Michael Harriot (@michaelharriot) November 29, 2020
Nate Robinson is STILL more conscious than Jason Whitlock.
Nate Robinson to black Twitter tomorrow pic.twitter.com/7IC2bY2c3V— stegan the mallion (@thisiskashmir) November 29, 2020
8. You knew the Sonic Rings were coming.
Streets saying this was what Nate Robinson mind vs Jake Paul pic.twitter.com/tVmbRWPr7O— LG Chapo (@LgChapo) November 29, 2020
Nate Robinson logging onto Twitter after getting rocked by Jake Paul pic.twitter.com/io9qFU0cE5— Weeb (@EpicFunnyGamer) November 29, 2020
Nate Robinson when he gets interviewed pic.twitter.com/XiQEL7YpxR— JWEPP (@JWepp) November 29, 2020
This is me doing the Nate Robinson pic.twitter.com/l1ftgEgtGE— Darth Vader (@DepressedDarth) November 29, 2020
Nate Robinson not allowed to say nigga no more.. 💀— BlackySpeakz (@BlackySpeakz) November 29, 2020