Epic shade! Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. is totally dissing UFC double belt champ Conor McGregor, trash talking him as badly as the Irishman does his opponents. Keep reading for why he says he’s an ‘elephant’ and Conor’s just an ‘ant.’
This could become the most amazing sports feud ever! Retired boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr., 39, is slamming comparisons that Conor McGregor, 28, is his equivalent to the world of MMA fighting. Pretty Boy Money had a scathing reaction when a TMZ cameraman dared to go there Nov. 15. “I’m a legend, a living legend…never compare Conor McGregor to me, that’s a total disrespect,” he said in a calm bit firm voice. “I’m an elephant, elephants don’t beef with ants. An elephant is so large he don’t even see ants.” OUCH!!
Not only did he say he didn’t bother to watch Conor’s blistering victory over Eddie Alvarez during UFC 205 Nov. 12, he’s bashing any parallels between the two. “I mean, if you’re saying he’s the Floyd Mayweather of the MMA, I’m trying to find out. Have you ever made $300 million in one night? Have you ever made $100 million in one night? Have you ever made $70 million in one night? So as far as you wanna say he’s the Floyd Mayweather of the MMA…I mean, I mean it’s okay to just say it, it’s not true.” he continued. Whew, way to spell it out perfectly!
Floyd even called out Conor’s record versus his own, saying “I didn’t know Conor McGregor was undefeated. I didn’t know he had a reign in the MMA for twenty years undefeated. And was world champion in five different weight classes. That’s something I didn’t know, so you’re telling me something new.”
The site made sure to track down Conor on the streets of New York to tell him about Floyd’s epic shade. He didn’t seem too disturbed at getting called an ant and calmly told TMZ’s cameraman that the boxer should “Say it to my face,” before hopping into an SUV and driving away. Wow, we really hope Conor and Floyd never come face to face because that could get beyond ugly!
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