Rashad Evans: 'Black Fighters Pay a Color Tax'

source: bodybuilding.com
 

Rashad spoke a few hours ago to Larry Pepe of Pro MMA Radio and made a shocking accusation about the sport of MMA. You can download the show through itunes or download it from here; http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/pro_mma_radio_archive.htm

"Being in this sport and being black, you got to pay your color taxes"

The context of the quote was Rashad feels that Rampage is, purposely, perpetuating black stereotypes. Rashad claims those sterotypes are that blacks can't speak proper English and aren't intelligent.

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PrettyBoy site profile image  

5/26/10 6:50 PM by PrettyBoy

 Can't we all just agree that MMA is a white sport.  Have you seen the cost of BJJ lessons? 

anthiak site profile image  

5/26/10 6:28 PM by anthiak

im very happy im at work right now.. otherwise I might be upset about all of the time I wasted reading another race thread.

cincibill site profile image  

5/26/10 4:39 PM by cincibill

Now I don't care to watch either of them fight.

Vasechkin site profile image  

5/26/10 4:09 PM by Vasechkin

It seems this statement is taken greatly out of context.Rashad meant that Rampage behaves like a very stereotypical thug.Which I agree with.

Herring In A Fur Coat site profile image  

5/26/10 2:45 PM by Herring In A Fur Coat

 I live a couple of miles outside of Detroit but not really sure what you mean by this.

Mighty Quinn site profile image  

5/26/10 2:44 PM by Mighty Quinn

thats true but you wouldnt know it around detroit...also not my point

Herring In A Fur Coat site profile image  

5/26/10 2:39 PM by Herring In A Fur Coat

Makes perfect sense now.  

TXGroundfighter site profile image  

5/26/10 2:18 PM by TXGroundfighter

Thanks, LMAO!!

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5/26/10 2:14 PM by Pernicious

Blind for TXGroundfighter: