Floyd Mayweather Speaks Out After Daughter YaYa’s Arrest For Allegedly Stabbing NBA Youngboy’s Baby Mama

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By Ryan Naumann on April 6, 2020 at 6:48 AM EDT


Floyd Mayweather is speaking out for the first time since his daughter YaYa Mayweather’s arrest while hitting the gym with his son.

Floyd shared a video inside the boxing ring with his offspring, Koraun Mayweather. The legendary fighter is seen sharing tips in the gym.

He captioned the posted, “Never claimed to be perfect, but I strive to be the best father possible. #DaddyDuties @kingkoraun.” Floyd added, “Teaching my son @kingkoraun the fundamentals. Keep up the good work, I'm proud of you.”

Floyd’s post comes hours after his daughter was arrested for stabbing a woman.

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As The Blast previously reported, Floyd’s daughter, Iyanna “YaYa” Mayweather was arrested for felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Over the weekend, she was taken into custody and booked at Houston’s Harris County jail.

According to police records, YaYa got into an altercation with NBA Youngboy’s baby mama, Lapattra Lashai Jacobs.

Sources say NBA Youngboy and his baby mama were at his home when YaYa arrived. YaYa told the rapper’s ex to leave the home and said she was his fiancé. Lanattra then told YaYa she should leave the house.

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A verbal altercation started in the kitchen where YaYa grabbed two knives. YaYa claims the rapper’s baby mama stepped towards her and she then charged at her with one of the knives.

NBA Youngboy’s baby mama told police she didn’t feel the first stab but felt the pain after YaYa allegedly stabbed her for a second time. Police were called to the scene who arrived with an EMT. Officers found Lapattra laying on the floor and immediately assisted in getting her to a local hospital. The victim received "serval lacerations to both arms" which required emergency surgery. The status of her condition is unknown but her injuries were considered non-life threatening.

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YaYa told police Lapattra started it by pulling her hair outside the home, which ended with them in the kitchen with knives. YaYa was released from jail hours later.

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