In an emotional moment on camera, UFC fighter Bobby Green spoke out against BLM, chaos in the streets, and looting. He then thanked the white man he calls his father, having been adopted in foster care.
Green said “Right now at this time in our country, we are doing this whole ‘Black Lives Matter,’ everyone’s fighting, everyone’s looting. This is my father,” Green said of Benny, wrapping his arm around him. “I didn’t have a mother or father, they gave me away. My father wasn’t fit to be my father.”
“He’s been there since the beginning. He’s done everything, he lays his life down for me and I lay down my life for him. I don’t judge any man on the color of their skin but the content of their character. We’re here, we love. It doesn’t matter what color, it’s all about love. You can’t beat hate with hate, you beat hate with love. Everyone out there, please stop fighting. Please, come together, we can’t beat it that way. With Love,” he added.
“You can’t beat hate with hate. You beat hate with love. So, everyone out there, please stop fighting. Please, come together.”
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) June 21, 2020