The fight community in recent days have all come together following a heartbreaking video that has gone viral on social media.
The fight community are a tight nit one and despite all the trash talk that you might see in boxing these days, when serious topics occur in the world or ones that touch the business, often times people rally around.
Boxing as a sport teaches young people discipline and self respect, and almost stands for the exact opposite of what bullying is.
Bullying be definition is an act of cowardice and one video about a young American lad put up by his mother in recent days has drawn the attention from many within the fight business.
The first of which UFC president and soon to be boxing promoter Dana White, who shared the following:
Meet Keaton Jones a very smart little boy who is being bullied at school. This video is heartbreaking!! I want to bring Keaton to Vegas and hang out at UFC Headquarters. If anyone knows how i can reach the family please let me know. Thank u everyone pic.twitter.com/BR8c4ldDFc
— Dana White (@danawhite) December 10, 2017
Similar sentiments have followed from those within boxing since:
— VINNY PAZ (@5XPAZ) December 10, 2017
Some real vile people in this world. Kids that do this to others reflects on their parents.
— peter fury. (@peterfury) December 10, 2017
😔 I hope all the young boys an girls who follow me see this video, An they help anyone out in school you see getting bullied, kids don’t realize the damage their doing, don’t just like this video, repost it 🙏🏻 #StopBullying pic.twitter.com/QFxXvrSUNI
— Anthony Fowler (@afowler06) December 10, 2017
Hate bullies mate x
— Brian Rose (@Brian_Lion_Rose) December 10, 2017
Lets hope this young man gets the help that he needs in the coming days and weeks ahead.
Fair play to all those in the boxing community for highlighting the message.