Not many individuals can be within the temper for fun after breaking their leg however Conor McGregor has undoubtedly had a chuckle at Floyd Mayweather’s expense.
The Infamous might have misplaced his trilogy match with Dustin Poirier attributable to a horrific freak damage, however he couldn’t assist however mock his former foe.
The 50-Zero retired boxer posted a successful wager slip from the McGregor and Poirier combat at UFC 264. Naturally, he backed The Diamond.
Mayweather laid down $50,000 (£36okay) to win round $35,000 (£25okay) and McGregor discovered the, in his thoughts, paltry pay-out of £25okay hilarious.
In fact, McGregor is likely one of the few individuals who really can flip his nostril up at £25okay. The Irishman was named the very best incomes sports activities star on this planet by Forbes this 12 months.
Mayweather and McGregor have beforehand mentioned going through one another once more. Their first bout was the second-most purchased combat of all-time, solely behind Mayweather’s showdown with Manny Pacquiao.
Whereas McGregor was meant to face Pacquiao this 12 months, however following his loss to Poirier again at UFC 257, The Infamous admitted to talkSPORT that the loss had set his plans again.
Now that he has a damaged leg on account of the rematch with Poirier, that dream appears additional away than ever.
It’s not all been bickering although, McGregor has additionally acquired assist from legendary fighter Ronda Rousey after the bout.
She reached out to the UFC field workplace sensation on Twitter and praised his worth to the combat sport.
“I’m amazed that as quickly as you hit the bottom you have been already selling the subsequent combat @TheNotoriousMMA – I def wouldn’t have had the thoughts to do this. The opposite fighters, @ufc and media are fortunate to have you ever.”
Rousey, a UFC Corridor of Famer and arguably probably the most influential feminine to ever step into an octagon, is referencing the interview McGregor did whereas laying within the octagon with a damaged tibia.
McGregor replied to Rousey, saying: “Thanks for the message Ronda! I respect it enormously.”
Rousey is presently anticipating her first little one in September and he or she hasn’t been with the UFC since shedding to Amanda Nunes again at UFC 207 again in late 2016.
She then moved on to WWE and had a really profitable debut 12 months earlier than taking a break.