The news of the actor’s death Chadwick boseman was a huge shock to people around the world, which was also reflected in the MMA. The 43-year-old star of Marvel’s “Black Panther,” who also played baseball icon Jackie Robinson and “Godfather of the Soul” James, lost his life a few hours ago. This, leaving great affection in many people, died after a battle with colon cancer. Therefore, several Mixed Martial Arts fighters left messages on the networks.
The passing of Boseman struck a chord with fans, celebrities and sports stars around the world. This led to a large number of stars from MMA They took to social media to pay their own personal tributes. They wanted to fire an actor whose screen performances had had a profound effect on their own lives and careers. This loss was clearly felt, which still remains a trend.
A brief statement announced the tragic news while confirming a disease on which Boseman he never spoke publicly. Despite being in treatment for four years and filming many of his films, including “Black Panther,” between chemotherapy and surgery sessions, he could not have a happy ending. He was an actor very loved by the African-American community in the United States, being an emblem in the constant fight for this cause. This is how they remember it in MMA.
His legacy not only remained in the cinema
In addition to leaving your mark on the screen, Boseman She also left her a lot of strength in the African-American community, as she was a brave fighter for the cause “Black Lives Matter” (“Black lives matter”). On his Instagram account, in recent months he published different posts that made reference to the matter. For example, on June 24, he declared: “Show that black lives are important to Hollywood,” a message that he accompanied with the hashtag # Hollywood4BlackLives.
A few days earlier, he had written on the same social network: “Knowledge has always been power, but on June 19, 1865, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, knowledge finally brought delayed freedom to slaves in Texas. Approaching the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment in December 1865. Understanding our history is one of the many ways to break the cycle of racial injustice in this country. ”
– Francis Ngannou (@francis_ngannou) August 29, 2020
– Dillon Danis (@dillondanis) August 29, 2020
– Jairzinho ‘BIGI BOY’ Rozenstruik (@JairRozenstruik) August 29, 2020
Some shitty news. Hope this man knew how treasured he was. https://t.co/jsdiVmGSXv
– Justin Gaethje ?? (@Justin_Gaethje) August 29, 2020
– Michael Chiesa (@ MikeMav22) August 29, 2020
Damn. Sending love to his family ?? https://t.co/QnOM3GyTdK
– Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) August 29, 2020
So heartbreaking to hear the passing of Chadwick Boseman. You will be missed ? pic.twitter.com/GoglsrIIiy
– Megan Anderson (@MeganA_mma) August 29, 2020