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"Get him! Get him!" a fan can be heard yelling in the video below. "F--- him up!"
Energized by the one-sided punch-up, the audience then started a chant, clearly siding with the Alabama-bred rhymer.
"Ye-la-wolf! Ye-la-wolf!" they scream, as if egging on a pro wrestler.
After the 'Radioactive' creator and Shady Records signee dusts himself off and has a sip of water, he picks up right where he left off.
"How many Johnny Cash fans we got in this motherf---er tonight?" Yela asks, showing a tenacity that would have made his country hero proud.