MMA Twitter reacts to the passing of Chadwick Bozeman

Chadwick Boseman began acting professionally on All My Chidlren in 2003, and rose to play a series of iconic African-American historical figures including Jackie Robinson (42, 2013), James Brown (Get on Up, 2014), and Thurgood Marshall (Marshall, 2017), before breaking through to international superstardom as the Marvel Comic character King T’Challa in Black Panther (2018), Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). Boseman’s most recent role was in Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods (2020) which was released on Netflix. His final role is in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, also on Netflix, which will be released posthumously.

Boseman died on Friday, August 28, 2020, at the age of 43, after fighting colon cancer for four years.

A number of prominent MMA figures mourned his passing.

Eryk Anders

Corey Anderson

Megan Anderson

Gina Carano

Michael Chiesa

Frankie Edgar

Justin Gaethje

Walt Harris

Angela Hill

Max Holloway

Mohammed Al Hosani

Dwayne Johnson

Jon Jones

Michael Morgan

Francis Ngannou

Bobby Razak

Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Aljamain Sterling

Cub Swanson

Michelle Waterson

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