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Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor Fight Updates; World Press Tour ends in London

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Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor Fight Updates

.Live video: watch the press conference live from Wembley Arena
.Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor: Everything you need to know
.’You can’t even read’: Conor McGregor roasts Floyd Mayweather in Toronto
.How Conor McGregor took round one from Floyd Mayweather
.Mayweather v McGregor betting tips including a 20/1 offer on Mayweather to win

 

One day after he completely bombed in Brooklyn, McGregor bounced back with his best performance of the tour.It happened to be his 29th birthday, which is just fantastic timing. He bragged about changing the game at a young age (and in a very short amount of time), but also showed humility. “I’m in shock every day,” he said. His point was less, “Look how amazing I am,” and more, “You can change your life if you put your mind to it.”McGregor is at his promotional best when he’s not trying too much, and that was the case Friday. He spoke with sincerity but still fit in great one-liners on Floyd Mayweather’s age and his decision to wear lifted shoes during the tour to appear taller than he is.He blamed the impending destruction of Mayweather’s legacy on his manager Leonard Ellerbe and thoroughly roasted Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza again — who did one of the worst things you can do at a combat sports news conference: wear a look that lets everyone know the insults are getting to you.

World Press Tour ends in London- McGregor v Mayweather

McGregor also brought it back to the fight at the end (there actually is one at the end of all this!), saying, “The bulls— is now over. Six weeks, I sleep this fool.”Mayweather, on the other hand, was boring, overly dramatic and dumb enough to scream a homophobic slur at the top of his lungs in the middle of his speech.Playing the heel can be a great move and Mayweather did it well at times during this tour, but by the fourth stop, his material was old, his delivery was terrible and you just wanted him to sit down and stop talking.This was the most convincing round of the tour to me — and the most important, since it had to make up for the disaster that was Brooklyn.

 

Other than his crazy white faux mink coat, McGregor was a total failure at the forgettable New York tour stop. But he felt right at home in London, the closest he would get to his beloved Ireland on this tour, and he had a big bounce-back tour stop. Once again he was the crowd favorite and he seemed to feed off it. He also seemed in a more happy-go-lucky mood than the apparently angry Mayweather, who has no reason to be angry when he is about to make hundreds of millions of dollars for an easy fight. But I digress.

McGregor celebrated his 29th birthday with an actual positive spin on things for a change, counting his blessings for being able to go from nowhere to the top of combat sports and into a megafight in just four years. Even when Mayweather belittled him, McGregor laughed it off and said he was about to “quadruple my net worth.” He has a reason to be happy.

Mayweather against racism

“I can’t be racist. Some of my best friends are black,” is a nauseatingly familiar response to accusations of racism. But now thanks to MMA star Conor McGregor we have a fresh twist on this hackneyed defence.

Having faced accusations of racism for comments at previous press events alongside Floyd Mayweather, who he takes on in a controversial boxing match in August, the fighter chose to clarify things and address his critics head on Thursday evening by claiming he can’t be racist because he’s “half black from the bellybutton down.” As if that wasn’t enough he continued by offering a gift to his “beautiful black female fans” and then grinding his crotch against the air whilst sporting a gaunt smirk over wildly masticating teeth.

The bravado, insults and cocky swaggering are at times as much a part of boxing as the actual fighting. But here McGregor has stepped over a line he doesn’t seem to be able to see. Speaking to press after his comments at the Barclays Centre, the UFC champion defended himself once again, saying “I am a very multicultural individual. I do not have any ill feelings towards anyone. I do not even see colour.” But his comments and actions have caused offence whether they’ve come from a place of ill feeling or not.

Racism isn’t just a hatred of other races, it’s also the acceptance that our division into races is natural or acceptable. McGregor is under the impression that the media is saying he is against black people. What people have been pointing out is that he has now on several occasions deployed well worn racist catchphrases with seeming ignorance. In Los Angeles and Toronto he told Mayweather to “dance for me, boy”, a phrase with deep links to anti-black racism in the United States. The fact that he is oblivious to that history is very much part of the problem. His obliviousness allows him to do things like objectify black women as he did on stage at the Barclays Centre with apparently zero self-awareness. In our social context that kind of ignorance is dangerously racist in itself.

Mayweather and McGregor continue extreme war of words as world press tour ends in London

The travelling circus of a press tour for unbeaten Floyd Mayweather’s 50th career fight with the UFC star Conor McGregor alighted in the UK for its final phase on the four-day sojourn on Friday – but there was no let up in the war of words.

As the protracted pantomime took place on stage in front of over 10,000 baying fans at Wembley, McGregor and Mayweather traded profanities. “Four years ago I fought in London at The Forum in front of about 500 people. Now here I am about to quadruple my net worth with one half a fight. Sign me up. No one is going to kick, knee or elbow. And it’s against this little b****,” the UFC fighter said.

 

 

Wednesday July 12- Mayweather vs McGregor World Tour Los Angeles Press Conference Promotional Tour

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, the two biggest attractions in combat sports, will meet in a 12-round boxing match Aug. 26 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

To promote the fight, the two are doing a four-day, four-city, three-country tour, which began Tuesday at Staples Center in Los Angeles. They’ll be in Toronto on Wednesday, Brooklyn on Thursday and London on Friday.

McGregor vs Mayweather Live PPV Superfight Coverage

The Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor superfight will be held Aug. 26 in Las Vegas. Floyd Mayweather will attempt to improve to 50-0 in the fight, while Conor McGregor will try to stun the combat sports world with a win in his first professional boxing fight.

The next tour stop will be in Toronto on July 12. The video below will begin at 5:30 p.m. ET.

Mayweather vs McGregor Live Fight’s Updates, Previews, Odds & Predictions

Here was SN’s live coverage of the first stop of the Mayweather vs. McGregor world tour (all times Eastern).

6:12: Ranallo, Maglianaggi and Schaub are discussing who won the presser. They are saying Mayweather won because he went and McGregor gave him plenty of material.

6:10: Mayweather and McGregor went toe to toe, talking trash to each other for over two minutes, before being separated by Dana White. At times they got close to each other. We couldn’t hear what they were saying but it didn’t sound like Christmas cards were being exchanged.

6:05: Mayweather challenges McGregor to come at him. Mayweather says God only made one thing perfect, his boxing record.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Boxers face off during their fight presser

6:04: Mayweather tells McGregor, “Don’t fool people” with regard to glove size. Mayweather says the fight can be in 8-ounce or 4-ounce gloves. He tells McGregor that at least he didn’t tap out like McGregor did when he lost to Nate Diaz at UFC 196 in March 2016.

6:02: The financial barbs have started. Mayweather said this is what a $100 million man looks like; McGregor responds by saying he needs to talk to the tax man. May went on to say he will finish McGregor.

6 p.m.: Mayweather says he will beat anyone in a ring or an Octagon. McGregor tells Mayweather he’s full of it.

5:58: Mayweather is spouting off his signature line: “Hard work, dedication.”

5:57: Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe announces Mayweather.

5:56: McGregor thanks everyone for coming and says he is ready to get the tour started. He exits to his chair.

5:54: McGregor says all these boxing rules are funny to him. He’s making fun of the 10-ounce and gives a shoutout to his clothing line which will come out in August. McGregor adds that he’s proud to do this for his newly born son, which is evident as dad grins from ear-to-ear.

5:51: Dana White, to a loud ovation, announces McGregor. McGregor says he’s bored with what Espinoza and Sturm had to say. He derides Mayweather for wearing a track suit, says he can do whatever he wants and says Mayweather’s zero (as in zero losses) will go away. McGregor says this isn’t a true fight because of the boxing rules. He adds that he will finish Mayweather inside four rounds.

5:48: Richard Strum, president of sports and entertainment of MGM Resorts International, is speaking. Mayweather and McGregor look like they are about to fall asleep.

5:46: Espinoza throws in a jab, running down Mayweather selling more than 20 million PPV buys and generating over a billion dollars.

5:45: The head of Showtime Sports, Stephen Espinoza, is speaking. He’s thanking the UFC for its efforts, and discussing how Mayweather left Top Rank to become his own promoter.

5:42: Mayweather and McGregor go face to face. Mayweather is staring a hole through McGregor while McGregor is talking to him and dancing side to side.

5:39: Round 1 before they start talking goes to McGregor. He comes out dressed sharply while Mayweather is wearing his Money Team hooded sweatshirt and a hat that says 48.

5:37: Mayweather is making his way out through the crowd, to light cheers.

5:33: Here comes McGregor to a thunderous ovation. The UFC lightweight champion is soaking in the roars of the crowd. He has a big smile on his face.

5:31: A great promotional video is being shown. Mayweather and McGregor are about to come out. Goosebumps.

5:27: The breakdowns by Ranallo, Showtime Boxing analyst Paulie Maglianaggi and MMA analyst Brendan Schaub are enjoyable. They are really highlighting McGregor, showing every way he can win the fight, both mentally and physically.

5:23: Showtime Boxing’s Mauro Ranallo says the press conference will begin in a few minutes.

5:20: Kicking off the Mayweather vs. McGregor festivities is a performance by recording artist Aloe Blacc of his new single “King Is Born.” What a waste of time. People aren’t coming to see a singer perform. They want to see Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor.

5:15 p.m.: The press conference should be starting in moments. If you had the press conference starting on time, you lost in the office pool.

McGregor vs Mayweather statistics 

A large number of the fans assembled for the LA press conference arrived either decked out in UFC merch or proudly waving Irish flags, and Mayweather even had a flag lobbed at him as he made his way to the stage, surrounded by heavies.

Showtime chief Stephen Espinoza was roundly booed as soon as he began wittering on about Mayweather’s legacy, while UFC president Dana White was cheered loudly when he introduced McGregor.

And then there was the reaction to the two men themselves. Mayweather was repeatedly drowned out with jeers, while McGregor only had to raise his hand to the air to be greeted with the sound of thousands singing his name.

Mayweather attempted to sabotage his rival

The most revealing line of this press conference? It wasn’t anything said by either one of the suits — Espinoza or Richard Sturm — and it certainly wasn’t anything said by White, who treated the LA crowd to all of about 12 words.

Nope. Predictably, it was something said by McGregor.

Conor clearly wasn’t meant to have a mic…

After McGregor had finished with his impromptu speech, Mayweather took to the mic.

The undefeated boxer launched into a clearly pre-organised speech, with members of his entourage chanting his slogan back at him, rapgod style. But he hadn’t reckoned on something: nobody had taken McGregor’s microphone away from him.

This fight is going to be political

After the fight, the massive PR operations around both men quickly sprung into action.Some chalked it up as a flawless victory for Mayweather. Others said that McGregor wiped the floor with his rival. Either way: it was difficult to get a straight answer on who got the better of the first press conference.