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Dana White: Floyd Mayweather a 'racist'

Updated: February 24, 2012, 6:23 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

UFC president Dana White called WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. a racist Tuesday night for comments the boxer made recently about New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin.

Mayweather caused a stir Feb. 13 when he tweeted: "Jeremy Lin is a good player but all the hype is because he's Asian. Black players do what he does every night and don't get the same praise."

Lin, an Asian-American and Harvard graduate, recently became a Knicks phenomenon by leading the team to seven ...

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