Were pro-U.S.A. fans booed at big boxing match?

Were fans booed for chanting “U-S-A” during the Floyd Mayweather versus Canelo Alverez fight Saturday night? Based on the videos that have been widely circulated, it’s hard to tell.

The chant begins at about the 2-minute mark:

Reports have been mixed about the nature of the boos.

USA Today, mentioned the incident in its coverage of the event writing, “Alvarez appears to be growing frustrated. Chants of ‘U-S-A’ broke out, as the Mexican contingent booed in reply.” The paper later clarified that the boos from the “Mexican contingent” may have been in response to Alverez’s poor performance.

Sports Illustrated, meanwhile, had a slightly different take: “A U-S-A chant rings from the rafters. Floyd moving around the ring. Jabs again. Tags Canelo with a right hand as Canelo charges in. Canelo still throwing. Crowd boos a little.”

On radio this morning, Glenn, Pat, and Stu struggled to hear the boos at all.

“Well, the allegation, I don't hear it that much but the allegation is that while some of the crowd chanted ‘USA, USA,’ the Mexican contingent in the audience booed them,” Pat explained. “Now, the only question was on the story, were they booing the poor performance of their guy or were they booing the chanting of USA, USA? I don't know. I didn't really hear it. You didn't either?”

“I don't hear it at all,” Glenn agreed.

When you put the incident in the context of other sporting events, it’s really not all that scandalous. In many cities and states, allegiance to a particular team is quite sacred and sporting events are filled with chants and boos depending on the situation.

If the fans at the fight were in fact booing the USA chant, Glenn had less of a problem with the booing itself and more of a problem with the larger context.

“Let's not take ourselves so seriously at a sporting event. But I actually think that people are serious when they boo ‘USA,’ and you're in our house,” Glenn explained. “You know, I wouldn't mind it if we went down, and I think it would be rude – you go down to Mexico and you're shouting, you know, USA, USA, USA and they booed us, I would be like, ‘Well, we deserve it.’”

“Sporting events, though, cross those lines a lot of times,” Stu countered. “The point is, though, that the United States, if they cared enough about the sport, which they obviously don't, [boxing has] been dying for years. If they cared enough about boxing, they would show up in enough numbers that this wouldn't be a factor. The point is that the Mexicans seem to care more about the sport than we do. So they get there and they get enough seats to be able to, you know, make themselves heard.”

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After imprisoning a pastor for refusing to follow COVID-19 restrictions, Canadian officials barricaded his church. And when some church members retaliated by tearing down part of the fence, Canadian Mounties arrived in riot gear.

Rebel News Founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to give his insight on the crazy situation. He described the new, armed police presence surrounding GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, and how it not only encouraged hundreds of protesters to stand with the church in support but forced congregation members underground to worship as well.

What's happening is eerily similar to what occurs everyday in China, Levant says, and it must stop. Who would have thought this type of tyranny would be so close to home?

Watch the video below to hear Ezra describe the religious persecution taking place in Canada.


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Enough prayers? Why is supposed Catholic Joe Biden suggesting that Congress ought to stop praying for after someone commits acts of gun violence?

On Friday, Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray filled in for Glenn and discussed President Joe Biden's remarks during his speech on gun control. "Enough prayers. Time for some action," Biden said. Stu and Pat were surprised how dismissive Biden appeared to be on the idea of prayer.

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Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

Watch this clip to see the heated exchange:

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One of the most dangerous existential threats to the United States is Critical Race Theory, or CRT. As Glenn Beck has exposed over the past year, CRT is gaining momentum and has been preached in our universities for a while now.

Then last August, leaked documents revealed that Marxism, activist ideology of Black Lives Matter, is making its way into grade school classrooms across the country. And since then, things have only gotten more intense.

On next week's Wednesday night special, Glenn will expose the new ways progressives are systematically indoctrinating our kids and culture with this dangerous ideology. But first, it's crucial that you know what your kids may already be learning.

"What I'm about to show you is just the beginning," Glenn said, introducing the leaked documents.

"I found it shocking that Black Lives Matter supporters have developed lesson plans that start from preschool all the way up to the 12th grade," he continued. "Do you know the money it would take to tailor things ... and get it out to the schools and the unions for each age, to be able to brainwash the kids on Marxism and how to destroy capitalism by using race, sexual orientation, and gender?

"Our children don't stand a chance," Glenn added later. "They're not being taught anything except how to be radical activists. What the hell has happened?"

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