The press conference is slated to begin at 5:30 p.m. EDT and will be live streamed by Showtime Sports in the YouTube video at the top of the page. "You know? You just don't know, if he's going to come in and make this kind of money, he might never fight again". Yours truly (Marcin Migdal) will join Bradie at the conference.
If you want to see the August 26 fight - in a legal way, anyway - you're going to have pay big bucks, especially if you hope to be there in person.
Mayweather and McGregor will have their second press conference later today from Toronto, Canada as it is the second stop on a four-city, three-country world tour to help promote their August 26 boxing fight.
While McGregor will strain to land a legitimate hand upon even a 40-year-old Mayweather in the ring, the Irishman is a force to be reckoned with on the dais.
"I am fighting, and he is boxing", McGregor said. Will Conor have a chance of winning in his professional boxing debut? McGregor insulted Mayweather by saying, "He's in a f***ing tracksuit, he can't even afford a suit anymore".
They have it all backward in the Farce of the Century between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. "I'm absolutely honored to be here before you and give you this great spectacle".
When McGregor when up first and got the crowd going by scoring points on the undefeated prizefighter, Mayweather remained quiet and respectful. To missing his cue when to come out on stage, to dancing around to Mayweather's entrance music and finally goading him in their first head-to-head, it was clear Floyd was holding something back.
'You line them up and I will knock them down.
Mayweather has been through this rigmarole many times before, but this event feels different - the hype and media gaze on this event will be like nothing else seen. McGregor is expected to pocket about $100 million from the fight, while Mayweather should cash in for about $300 million.