For some reason, Stephen A. Smith joined the Jabbawockeez.

Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight in Vegas has brought even more insanity than usual to that city, and ESPN and FS1 have both been getting in on it, parking their debate shows there and (in ESPN’s case) having countless SportsCenter segments on location (with a desk overlooking the pools at Caesar’s Palace, no less). But there’s only so much straightforward analysis you can do, and when you’re in Vegas, things have a tendency to get weird. That’s the only way to explain this clip of Stephen A. Smith dancing with the Jabbawockeez:

“We were somewhere around First Take, on the edge of the ESPN set, when the drugs began to take hold.” Of course, Stephen A. is no fan of drugs, as one response pointed out:

But there were plenty of other great responses:

The jury is out on whether this was more or less convincing than Stephen A.’s recurring role on General Hospital. And did no one tell him World of Dance is a NBC property, not an ABC one? Preposterous. At least he’s branching out from his usual hot takes? And if there’s ever a V For Vendetta sequel, they’ll know who to call…

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Andrew Bucholtz is a staff writer for Awful Announcing and The Comeback. He previously worked at Yahoo! Sports Canada and Black Press.