A fight after ‘The Fight’: Las Vegas police investigating fight among boxing fans at MGM Grand
Las Vegas police are investigating a fight that broke out after the fight between Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Marcos Maidana. Apparently the fight involved dozens of fans which triggered a stampede causing 20-40 people to be injured and taken to local hospitals.
One fan said her 6-year-old son was injured in the stampede.
“I just [felt] like the people [were] over me and I am scared and I am screaming very hard,” Castillo told the website. “I said to my brother, ‘Help me, help me, please.’ My son is with people (on top of him). I thought that we were dying, really.”
I honestly don’t know why this woman thought bringing her 6-year-old to late-night fight in Las Vegas was appropriate, but I digress.
There were some trying to help, according to USA Today Sports:
WBA super bantamweight champion Clarence “Bones” Adams and a friend assisted in pulling spectators out of the crush and to safety.
“All of a sudden we heard a loud rumble and people were falling,” Adams told the website. “There was no gun shot. But there was nothing that could be done with the people in here. They were all getting hurt. A little kid got trampled on, all the tables were getting turned.”
That sounds like a whole lot of chaos. It was a pretty good fight, but not worth getting trampled over.
Your Jersey Girlfriend,