The UFC champ Conor McGregor had his first press conference with Floyd Mayweather, Conor traded verbal barbs throughout with the boxing legend. Mayweather wore an American flag tracksuit hoody and denim jeans whereas McGregor wore a suit which was subtly complete with pinstripes. Read the article to know what happened during the press conference.
The UFC champion and boxing legend.
Both the fighters are extraordinary in their own way, when they faced off for the first time both McGregor and Mayweather trading endless verbal barbs.
In front of 11,000 fans at LA’s Staples Center.
McGregor ensured his suit would steal the show at the Los Angeles press call, McGregor ended up having a verbal battel at the conference and also ended up abusing Mayweather as he chose to wear just a stars and stripes tracksuit.
The Irish champ said, ‘He’s in a f***ing tracksuit, he can’t even afford a suit anymore’. Then Mayweather retaliated by pulling out a cheque for USD$100 million.
Their money-spinning megafight was confirmed in June.
This is the first time the pair met face-to-face in front of 11,000 fans, since their money-spinning megafight was confirmed in June.
The biggest insult…
The 28 year old Irish born fighter had the biggest insult prepared for 40 years old Mayweather, hidden in plain sight with McGregor wearing a suit complete with pin stripes containing the words ‘F**K YOU’ throughout the press call.
McGregor’s biggest insult to his upcoming US-born opponent Mayweather.
The Irish born fighter had the expletive written across the entire navy blue handmade suit, which will only be visible when looked at up close. His expletive has been used so often that it has turned into somewhat of a catchphrase.
McGregor taunted Mayweather.
The over confident McGregor danced around the stony-faced Mayweather, as the former four-weight boxing world champion initially sat perched on a stool.
At the conclusion of their press conference.
Mayweather and McGregor faced off, with UFC President Dana White (centre) forced to separate them, ‘On August 26, this man will be unconscious, he’s too small, he’s too frail,’ McGregor taunted. But McGregor’s weak words did not phase the top boxing champion, who praised his opponent McGregor for promoting the multi-million dollar fight.