The second stop on the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor World Tour just ended in Toronto and if there was any doubts that the fight could support four press conferences worth of entertainment, those doubts are now erased. The event featured less of what people hated (stuffy old guys droning on about nothing) and more of what everyone wanted (Conor and Floyd ripping insults at each other left and right).
In the end, the general consensus was that McGregor blew Mayweather out of the water for stop two. You can watch the whole event here, but may we offer you this breakdown via Twitter videos, so you can see all the best moments from the event in an easily digestible format?
Mayweather makes his entrance and dances off McGregor's initial attempts at smack talk. But that doesn't last long and soon the two are face to face exchanging who knows what kind of four letter words. Glad no one bothered to mic these two.
Crowd participation at it's best.— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) July 13, 2017
Conor McGregor: "When I count to 3 I want this entire arena to scream, 'Fuck the Mayweathers'. 1, 2, 3..." pic.twitter.com/GJEe0Byb2i
What better way for McGregor to show off his crowd advantage than with a "F**k the Mayweathers!" chant. He didn't hesitate to get right up in Floyd's face while yelling it either, one of the bonuses of the strange seating arrangements Showtime has set up.
Best Moment of the Presser. Hands down.pic.twitter.com/nSExWWuZxd— Chase Sherman (@ChaseShermanUFC) July 13, 2017
Speaking of Showtime, McGregor ripped into their vice president of sports programming Stephen Espinoza for problems during the LA presser. Not only did they not let him know the format of the event, they killed his mic when Floyd Mayweather was speaking.
Conor McGregor to Floyd Mayweather: "Shout out to all the stripper bitches on his payroll. At least Rob Kardashian only had 1. He has 50!' pic.twitter.com/WILkwGFKit— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) July 13, 2017
McGregor then turned his sights on Mayweather's Vegas strip club, which Mayweather has been endlessly promoting on his social media accounts since the fight announcement. "Shout out to all the stripper bitches on his payroll! At least Rob Kardashian only had one. He has 50!”
It was bound to happen sooner or later. Here's the moment McGregor went full on "Floyd can't read!"
McGregor got some heat from the Los Angeles press conference for calling Mayweather 'boy,' and now he doubles down repeating the controversial slur.
Toronto crowd chants "Pay your taxes" at Floyd Mayweather pic.twitter.com/fFFNyRBccb— gifdsports (@gifdsports) July 12, 2017
Toronto fans are apparently up to date on Floyd Mayweather's issues with the IRS, starting a "Pay your taxes" chant as Floyd begins to speak.
Mayweather challenges McGregor to bet his fight purse on the fact that he'll win. McGregor doesn't hesitate to agree, but alas, no paperwork was prepared and now we'll have to rely on this as a gentleman's agreement.
Floyd Mayweather grabs an Irish flag from the crowd, so McGregor grabs Mayweather's backpack from the podium. There's a tense little standoff where it looks like Conor is considering tossing the bag into the crowd along with the thousands of dollars inside. In the end they trade, and a fragile peace is restored.
The final faceoff for Toronto. See you all in New York on Thursday!