As you may or may not be aware, boxing’s biggest star is about to face off against MMA’s biggest star in a fight that is expected to be the most lucrative in pugilism’s history.
Most experts reckon the match will be one-sided and boring, but we still have the press conferences to savour. The first one just kicked off at the Staples Center in LA. If you missed the live faceoff, here’s the conference in full – along with the juiciest insults!
To watch the McGregor vs Mayweather conference, simply click on the video embed above. If you can’t be arsed watching the whole thing, here are some choice quotes:
“God only made one thing perfect, and that’s my boxing record.” – Mayweather.
“You haven’t knocked anyone out in about 20 years.” – McGregor.
“We know Mr Tapout like to quit and you will.” – Mayweather.
“His little legs, his little core, his little head. I’m going to knock him out inside of four rounds, mark my words.” – McGregor.
“This bitch made three million dollars his last fight. But we know that’s training camp money for me.” – Mayweather.
“He’s in a fucking track suit… He can’t even afford a suit anymore!” – McGregor.
“That’s right, be quiet you little bitch.” – Mayweather.
“If this was a true fight, it wouldn’t even take one round.” – McGregor.
“We knew I was the A-side. That’s why it says Mayweather first. That’s why this bitch had to come to the boxing ring.” – Mayweather.
“Dance for me, boy!” – McGregor.
“I’m the IRS. I’m gonna tax your ass.” – Mayweather.
“The movement, the power, the ferociousness. He’s not experienced this.” – McGregor.
“You line ‘em up and I knock ‘em down. On August 26, I’m gonna knock this bitch out too.” – Mayweather.
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