Throughout his career, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been the one leading the pre-fight hype with his talking skills.
This time he’s confronting Conor McGregor, a guy who’s equally skillful (if not better) on the microphone.
The two men met face-to-face for the very first time on Tuesday at Los Angeles for its struggle’s kick-off press conference, and as anticipated, neither one allowed up with all the trash talk. But after the press event, the elder Mayweather chose to put in on the verbal tirade commerce when he crashed McGregor’s press scrum.
Floyd Sr., a former professional boxer himself, nevertheless appeared to get plenty of fight in him because he talked smack to McGregor in the crowd area. He even went up to hard “The Notorious” into a struggle. “I’d like my date” “This was a major mistake (carrying on the struggle). You should have kept him retired.
It is your fault “Your boy will sleep, and he is gonna seem so great in his sleeping, I understand he’s,” McGregor continued. “I will tell you everything, however. He is gonna wake up a better person, I guarantee you.
“Mayweather Sr. carried with his taunts, to that McGregor simply had a response to.
“You are a buff, Floyd Sr.. I understand you are a fan. I can view it from your eyes. You are a lover of the sh-t,” McGregor said, that garnered laughs from the crowd. “I understand, I can observe a buff when I f–king visit one. You are a fan. Some send him a signed “From the looks of things, McGregor has seemingly had the small edge on the speaking match for day 1 of the four-city media tour.
They’re place to do it all again on day two on Wednesday, July 12th at Toronto.
Mayweather vs. McGregor is on schedule to get a 12-round 154-pound battle on August 26th in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.