Floyd Mayweather despatched Dustin Poirier a thanks on social media after amassing a cool $85,000 for betting in opposition to Conor McGregor at UFC 264.
McGregor suffered a damaged leg as he misplaced to his bitter light-weight rival by way of physician’s stoppage in spherical one in Las Vegas.
It was a dramatic conclusion to the bout which adopted their January rematch, with Poirier calling his opponent a ‘dirtbag’ after the struggle as they traded cross phrases.
Whereas Poirier himself can have been handsomely rewarded financially for his efforts, it appears ‘Cash’ Mayweather didn’t wish to miss out on the motion.
Mayweather – who beat McGregor in a boxing match in 2017 – positioned a $50,000 (£35,960) wager on ‘The Diamond’ to overcome his rival within the trilogy.
It returned the undefeated boxing legend a cool $85ok (£61,140) for his troubles as he celebrated a wierd night time in Las Vegas.
With McGregor set to enter surgical procedure on Sunday morning, the rivalry between himself and Poirier stays very a lot alive and a fourth struggle appears inevitable – offered the surgical procedure is successful.