Last Sunday night, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and John Gotti III (grandson of mafia don John Gotti) had an exhibition match in the sunshine state at the Florida Live Arena in Sunrise, Florida. The bout ended with Gotti disqualified for holding in the 6th round. At least we thought the bout was over, but Gotti had other plans and started launching punches over the referee—inciting a melee in the ring as members from both teams stormed in.
Mayweather’s team was aimed at protecting the 46-year-old boxing legend while chaos ensued in the ring where at least 12 people were involved. The mayhem lasted several minutes and had a decided ripple effect as numerous fights broke out after the event, including the one with Love & Hip Hop Atlanta stars Joseline Hernandez and Big Lex.
Gotti family gets in on Mayweather feud
Perhaps the most alarming incident occurring from this wild night was Nicolette Gotti (sister of John Gotti III) issuing a threat to Floyd Mayweather’s daughter, Yaya. In a racially charged Instagram story she wrote,
“@floydmayweather your daughter was ran through by a animal with 12 different baby mamas — your little circus animal — [you’re] all a pack of zoo animals… I swear on my kids I’m coming for your daughter. It may be two years, three years from now but I’m coming cunt.”
The post was captured with a screenshot and later shared on Twitter by user ‘Big Man On Campus’ before her account went private Monday morning.
It’s unclear why Nicolette targeted Yaya, but many have noted that the 23-year-old might not be the one to threaten. Just this past December, Yaya received a 6-year probation sentence for stabbing a young woman at NBA Youngboy’s home. At the time, Yaya was 19, shared a child with Youngboy and was engaged to him. It was reported that she found the woman at her fiance’s house and stabbed her in the arm several times. Yaya pled guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
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