Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor’s world press tour spanning four cities in four days finally came to an end in London earlier today (Fri., July 14, 2017) when the two competitors met inside The SSE Arena in London, England . It is the last time Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will come face-to-face before weighing in before their meeting inside the boxing ring on 26th August 2017 live on Showtime pay-per-view (PPV) from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
McGregor insisted that he won the four-round trash-talking battle with Mayweather after enjoying a raucous 29th birthday party at the London press conference media event on last Friday.
Floyd Mayweather was drowned out by boos, while Conor McGregor reveled in the underpin and reactions to his insults on the last leg of a four-stop media world tour in front of a crowd of some 10,000 people at the SSE Arena, Wembley.
Mayweather, however, McGregor wished a happy birthday to Mayweather.
“I’ve got to pay him that much respect before I f— him up,” he said.
Conor McGregor responded by asking the crowd to shout, “F— Floyd Mayweather.”
Conor McGregor, as he has done all the week, insulted his rival on subjects from his dress sense to his baldness to his business.
Thankfully, the Mayweather Jr. vs. McGregor World press tour is over. This four-day event started out entertaining and wound up being just plain embarrassing and unfortunate, and both men are to blame.
10 Important Facts From The London Tour Event
London Tour Event Setup Was the Best of All
If you’ve ever watched an importand boxing match in the UK, you shouldn’t be surprised that the crowd in London had the best ramp, introductions, stage and overall presentation was great. Things looked stellar, but it’s too bad the fighters were mostly tapped of entertaining material.
The Staredown in the event
The two men had met each other in their fourth set of staredowns in as many days. Conor McGregor has been getting more physical fitness with each day and his disposition was its most adversarial on the last Friday.
Probably, the London Fans is Eating out of McGregors’s Hand
With great surprise, the London fans was on McGregor’s side. They cheered loudly as McGregor told his rags-to-riches story and booed Floyd Mayweather ferociously. This had a lot to do with McGregor’s enjoyment level during his speech.
Conor McGregors’s Best Lines
In what lasted about 10 minutes, Conor McGregor called Floyd Mayweather stupid for wearing high heel shoes on Thursday. He was hinting Mayweather was trying to look taller. Conor also annoyed Mayweather’s security team by calling them juiceheads.
Conor McGregor Touches Floyd Mayweather’s Head
As he walked around the ring/stage, McGregor rubbed Floyd’s bare head and insulted him. Mayweather laughed and kept playing with his phone, but this was the first time either man has touched the other–aside from accidental contact–during the four-day world press tour.
Floyd Mayweather is Fresh Out of Material
When it was Floyd Mayweather’s chance on the mic, it didn’t take long to detect he was struggling to find new material. This is example No. 1,009,383 that this tour went on far too long.
Floyd Mayweather’s Animated Slur
Most of the world press tour has been incendiary and inappropriate. For the most part, Floyd McGregor has been more guilty than that of Conor Mayweather. On last Friday, Mayweather was the one making the most insulting and hate-filled attention.
McGregor Wins the Day, But Crowd is Tired of This Stuff
Thanks a lot to FloydMayweather’s slur, the pro-McGregor fans and Money’s lack of fresh material, this was easily a Conor McGregor win. That is said, I’ve never been so glad to see a press event end than I was when Mayweather, McGregor and their entourages left the area on last Friday.
The Fight Should Be Held in London, UK
Don’t blame the crowd or the fans in charge of setting up the arena for the event. They did a solid job, and that’s why I accept this fight would be even more of a demonstration if it were held in the London,UK. They are the kings of pomp before the battle, and the grandiose style would be a perfect fit for this novelty fight.
What’s Left for Showtime PPV All-Access
After four days of press tour, one has to wonder, does the folks still have an demand to see these two men do anything else but fight? We’ll find out soon as Showtime PPV All-Access begins on July 28 on Showtime PPV.
The truth is that , fans are paying for what they have witnessed for free during a press tour that began in Los Angeles on lastTuesday , went to Toronto on last Wednesday, made a forgettable pit stop in New York on the last Thursday before finally, forcefully concluding last Friday in London, UK.
UFC President Dana White says Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather have not gone too far with ‘verbal warfare’
Mayweather and his team seemed to have about enough of McGregor’s talk, which has dipped into an awkward racial zone, in Brooklyn. Mayweather castigate McGregor for some of his comments to the mass media lastThursday night, saying he should not disrespect black people in that way.
Mayweather uses homophobic affront in tirade against McGregor
McGregor might have dipped a toe across the line of what’s fair with some possibly racist comments directed toward Mayweather during their insult-fest this week.
But Floyd Mayweather stepped fully across that line during the final stop of their world press tour on Friday at the SSE Arena in London, using a homophobic affront during a long, profanity-laced tirade in a make-shift boxing ring.