Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. faced-off against each other in the ring Saturday night (Nov. 28) in a highly-anticipated exhibition bout — but it was Snoop Dogg who social media users declared winner the evening.
Born Calvin Broadus Jr., the rapper, actor and entrepreneur gave color commentary for multiple matches, including Jake Paul versus Nate Robinson and the main event, which was the former heavyweight champion Tyson vs icon Jones Jr.
Snoop had fans rolling on social media with his numerous quips during the fights, one of the most popular being when he said of the Tyson-Jones Jr. battle, “This s–t is like two of my uncles fighting at the barbecue.”
And it was not just the jokes, of which there were plenty, but also his genuine reaction to the action, especially the Paul-Robinson undercard which some viewers noted was far more entertaining than the Tyson-Jones Jr. draw.
“Oh, my God, Lord have mercy! Oh, Jesus!” Snoop shouted at one point when Paul knocked Robinson to the ground. He then began singing a spiritual hymn as Robinson stumbled around the ring, trying to regain his composure.
I had fun 2nite yall 🥊🥊🥊
Snoop Dogg emerged as the winner of the Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr fight for many viewers https://t.co/bsNC15srYX
— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) November 29, 2020
Musicians, Hollywood stars and pro athletes also complimented Snoop on his work, including Lakers superstar LeBron James. “My Unk @SnoopDogg is simply the greatest at whatever he does man!! Swiss Army Knife++++++,” James tweeted.
After the event, Snoop tweeted, “I had fun 2nite yall.”
See more reactions to Snoop Dogg’s commentary below.
the winner of tonight? no doubt…. @SnoopDogg
— Questo Impossible Meatballs (@questlove) November 29, 2020
I never want to see a boxing match without snoop commenting again, this has spoiled me forever.
— Flea (@flea333) November 29, 2020
My Unk @SnoopDogg is simply the greatest at whatever he does man!! Swiss Army Knife++++++
— LeBron James (@KingJames) November 29, 2020
And the winner is……………….
SNOOP DOGG for singing “OH PRECIOUS LORD” 🏆 during one of the funniest nights of 2020! Get all your 💐 KING 👑 🙏🏽 💕
— MARSHA AMBROSIUS © (@MarshaAmbrosius) November 29, 2020
— Michael B. Jordan (@michaelb4jordan) November 29, 2020
— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) November 29, 2020