The Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor media tour continued this week, and following stops in Canada and Los Angeles, the press conference in New York City degenerated into name calling and racist remarks.
Prior to last night’s press conference at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NYC, McGregor caught heat for requesting that Mayweather “dance for me, boy”, which many perceived as a racist remark.
McGregor spoke with USA Today following the press conference, and had the following to say, clarifying the remark he made towards Money Mayweather:
Mayweather did not take too kindly to McGregor’s comments towards African-Americans, African-American women specifically, and offered the following response, h/t CBSSports.com:
Mayweather went on to break down what he feels is a double standard in how the media has portrayed him over the years, versus how they treat a white man like Conor McGregor:
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