FANS CALL RACISM AFTER POLITICIAN THROWS FLOWERS AT FLOYD MAYWEATHER DURING RIZIN 38

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Floyd Mayweather got the job done with TKO win in the second round of his exhibition fight with Mikuru Asakura at Rizin 38 last weekend.

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But it was a moment before the bout started that made waves online.

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After the Japanese was handed a bouquet of flowers in the ring, 

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Takushi Okuno – leader of Burdock political party then threw Mayweather’s down at his feet in a sign of clear disrespect towards the boxing icon.

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The clip provoked plenty of online discussion with some fans calling the act out as racist.

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After one user wrote, ‘this is racist’ others chimed in to debate the Okuno’s intentions toward Mayweather with another fan writing,

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This was an open racism but it made Floyd to get more stronger and that’s why he finished his job in the ring by KO! Easy work,” tweeted Abdul Barber.

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