Desiigner Performs “Panda” at Boxing Bout Between Adrien Broner and Ashley Theophane
As Desiigner's "Panda" continues to get heavy airplay and rise up the charts, the Brooklyn rapper is getting more and more major looks.
At Friday night's (April 1) boxing bout between Adrian Broner and Ashley Theophane in Washington D.C., which Broner won in the ninth round, Desiigner made an appearance when he led the victor from the dressing room to the ring. Hyping the crowd up, Desiigner hit the ring himself and performed some of his wild dance moves before the opening bell.
Following the fight, Broner took time to address inflammatory comments made by Floyd Mayweather Jr.. Mayweather spoke with Fight Hype last week and accused Broner of battling alcoholism and having issues that he needed to sort out.
"Adrien Broner, his nickname is 'The Problem.' I think he has a lot of problems," said Floyd. "Adrien Broner was just an alcoholic six months ago. One thing I'm trying to find out about Adrien broner, is he a boxing promoter, is he a rapper, is he a porn star, or is he a gangster? Like I said before, 'The Problem,' that's what Adrien Broner likes to call himself, if I'm not mistaken. The problem that he really needs to focus on is his problem in Cincinnati. We're talking about 'The Problem,' Adrien Broner."
Not backing down to his friend turned foe, Broner challenged Mayweather, who was sitting ringside, to a contest.
"Floyd has gotta see me. Point, blank period," he said. "I'm a man at the end of the day, and I come from the streets, the trenches, man. I come from nothin'....and I will never let a man disrespect me. So he gotta see me. I don't care if we spar or we fight. Let's get it on."
The chances of an official bout between the two are slim to none considering that Mayweather is currently retired. Desiigner, on the other hand, is just getting his career off the ground and is up for a spot on the 2016 XXL Freshmen List.
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