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Floyd Mayweather Says Conor McGregor’s Controversial Comments Come With The Territory

July 15, 2017 | Posted by Joseph Lee
Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

In an interview with MMA Junkie, Floyd Mayweather said that Conor McGregor’s recent racially-charged comments at a press tour stop “come with the territory.” Mayweather is no stranger to his own controversial comments, as he used an anti-gay slur yesterday. Here are highlights:

On what McGregor said: “Conor McGregor said blacks were monkeys. Then he was speaking disrespectful to black women. Then he spoke disrespectful to my daughter’s mother. Then he disrespected my daughter. I’m going to be a gentleman and say this on record: I wish Conor McGregor, him and his family nothing but the best. He has a beautiful family. His wife or his child has nothing to do with me and him going back and forth.”

On what he thinks of what McGregor said: “It comes with the territory. If he feels that’s the way he can get under my skin and it makes him feel good, that’s him. But me, I’m going to stay in my lane and do what I do best. Be respectful, have fun, entertain and still be a gentleman.”

On the trash talk: “They brought back the vintage Floyd Mayweather. I’m extremely horse. My voice – a lot of shouting, a lot of screaming, three countries, four cities – it’s been busy.”

On how big the fight is: “It takes two. When I was 20 and McGregor was 20, this wouldn’t have happened because I was with the wrong promotion company. Once I became my own boss, I was able to roll the dice, freestyle and become ‘Money’ Mayweather. No longer ‘Pretty Boy.’”

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