It was a ridiculous evening of over the top gimmicks at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York as the Mayweather vs. McGregor World Tour powered through its third day in a row. The two fighters showed up nearly two hours late to the event, but what an entrance they made. McGregor ditched the suits from LA and Toronto in favor of a massive fur coat with a snake on it and little else. Mayweather kept with his The Money Team hoodies, but brought something more important to the event: backup.
You can watch the full video of the press conference here, but let’s take a look at some of the highlights captured through Twitter.
Floyd Mayweather made his entrance with an Irish flag draped across his shoulders, referencing one of the few moments in Toronto where the boxing pound for pound great managed to get a rise out of McGregor.
Because you all seem to love it so much, here’s Dana White getting his scream on for Conor McGregor.
Conor McGregor ‘addresses the race’ situation in the most Conor McGregor way possible. We imagine this isn’t going to make anyone who called him a racist over the past week change their minds.
Conor McGregor didn’t let up on calling Showtime Sports vice president Stephen Espinoza a weasel.
No wonder Conor McGregor thinks these press conferences are fixed. Floyd gets musical accompaniment for his smack talk.
Mayweather makes it rain. McGregor points out they’re all one dollar bills. “That’s all you’re worth, bitch!” Floyd replies.
“Form Voltron!” is the last catchphrase I expected to ever come out of the Mayweather vs. McGregor World Tour, yet here we are and I love it.
That’s three down and one to go. Let’s hope the Mayweather vs. McGregor World Tour ends with a bang in London. As always, we’ll have all the highlights (and lowlights).