Shocker: McGregor responds, hits Mayweather way below the belt
Conor McGregor ensured a continuing feud with Floyd Mayweather remained headline news with an epic tweet on Wednesday evening.
The Irishman, who became the first fighter to hold two UFC titles simultaneously in 2016, was mentioned by Mayweather regarding possible negotiations for a cross-codes bout hours earlier.
Upon spotting Mayweather’s $15m offer outlined to ESPN’s First Take, McGregor posted a tweet photo that pointed to the ‘Money’ man’s history of domestic violence problems.
Mayweather had said: “Conor McGregor keeps telling everybody he wants the fight. Let’s make it happen. We tried to make the McGregor fight. My number was a guaranteed $100million. We offered him $15m.
“We’re the A-side and I don’t know how much he has made but I’m pretty sure he hasn’t made $2m in an MMA bout.
“We can talk about splitting the PPV but we are the A-side. How can a guy talk about $20m or $30m if he’s not made eight or nine?”
McGregor responded with:
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) January 11, 2017
A message Mayweather is sure to get loud and clear.