Ex-NBA vet Nate Robinson gets knocked out by YouTube star Jake Paul
Former NBA point guard Nate Robinson was knocked out in the second round by YouTube star Jake Paul in a light heavyweight match in the undercard of the heavyweight exhibition bout between former heavyweight champions Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr.
Robinson, a 5-foot-9 former NBA Slam Dunk champion, is 36, is 13 years older and four inches shorter than Paul.
After taking the decisive blow, Robinson fell face-first to the canvas as the referee immediately stopped the fight. Paul then challenged UFC star Conor McGregor to a boxing match.
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The main event saw Tyson and Jones settle for a draw in their eight-round exhibition.
Famed boxing promoter Teddy Atlas tweeted, “Tyson won, not sure about anyone else. But I’m sure the promoters did, and this isn’t the last we’ve seen of this stuff.”