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‘This Is What They Hate’: Floyd Mayweather Suggests Racism Is Why Many Hate His Trash-Talking Persona, Whereas White MMA Fighter Conor McGregor Is Praised

Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather may have taken his gloves off for good professionally, but that hasn’t stopped him from taking a swing at former opponent Conor McGregor.

Following the MMA fan favorite’s stunning second-round loss to Dustin Poirier in their UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi over the weekend, Mayweather took to social to explain why he thinks McGregor’s widespread support is fueled by double-standards and racism.

Floyd Mayweather says racism is at play when he is hated for his style and demeanor, but Conor McGregor is praised for the same persona. (Photo: @floydmayweather, @thenotoriousmma/Instagram)

Mayweather has been loved and criticized for his lavish lifestyle, flaunting of money, and untouchable demeanor both in and out of the ring. It’s the very persona that he claims his white counterpart benefits from without the hate.

“Con Artist McLoser can steal everything from me and be loved but I’m hated. That just lets you all know that racism still exist. Just know, that bum will never be me or be on my level,” wrote Mayweather on an IG post.

“I’m just built different, my mindset is on another planet, my skills are second to none, I’m a natural born winner and yes I talk a lot of trash, but every time I back it up!” he continued. “This is what they hate. It’s sad that you can be a poor black kid from the ghetto that has dealt with racism your whole life and work extremely hard to put yourself and your family in a better position, and most of the hate come from my own people.”

Mayweather hung up his boxing gloves in 2015 only to come back in June 2017 to take on McGregor. Proving he still had more than enough fight left in him, Mayweather dominated the match en route to a 10th-round TKO.

Since then he’s laid low when not being called out by internet foe 50 Cent. The now 43-year-old has also earned a new title: grandfather.

In early January Mayweather’s daughter Yaya welcomed her first child, a son, with rapper NBA Youngboy.

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25 thoughts on “‘This Is What They Hate’: Floyd Mayweather Suggests Racism Is Why Many Hate His Trash-Talking Persona, Whereas White MMA Fighter Conor McGregor Is Praised

  1. Howard says:

    No lie detected

  2. Anonymous says:

    No Mayweather, it’s because you fight like a bitch by the point system.

  3. Brad says:

    A “black” news outlet having an article about white on black racism is laughable. Y’all the problem.

  4. Just my opinion says:

    Perhaps one of the many reasons why you’re not liked by so many could possibly be is you beat up women, and when punished with jail time, you cried like a child that being confined was too hard on you. Just might be a reason.

  5. Kenneth says:

    FK the haters Money and you are on point society never wants a Black man talking shitt and backing it up and what’s sad is our own Black people get brainwashed with that racist bullshit. Keep being you and keep backing up your shit.

  6. Irving says:

    Floyd , we understand brotha. But in my book, your trash talk is well deserved since you are the true champ. You are the TBE. Connor McLoser is what it is. A freaking trash talking loser that does not deserve that spot light. To me he is worth nothing. I was so happy when Dustin Poirier gave him and ass whipping back to Ireland. That trash needs to retire his a$$ by now.

  7. Anonymous says:

    Floyd your an idiot with racism bs ..I know many women at this point that can’t stand Conner because of his arrogance!!!period

  8. Steve says:

    With all the money he has, Mayweather seems to be unhappy. Maybe Floyd would be happier if he found a closer relationship with Jesus. Depending on Christ no matter our station in life is the key to happiness. Jesus gives us hope, joy, and Peace. ✝️

  9. Heather says:

    Oh, shut the f*ck up, LOL.

  10. Ashley says:

    It’s not so much racism, but rather race favoritism

  11. Tomas says:

    This guys are real men and people should respect for their kind it takes time and self respect this type of behavior of trash talk feeds publicity it is used to bring millions of Dollers to the venues but it is sad when the take it outside the ring it’s wrong to blame the public for r
    Racism now back in the day they shook hands a showed respect for each other it the medias falt for allowing things to get out of hand the media.always adds to it all this fighters deserve respect from the public as to each other we humans we all have forgotten what respect is we as humans can change this racism it dosent destroy your pride it just make you that more af a man to swallow your pride in life we have one time or another I’m just a person who wishes the best for every hard working man & woman respect is very powerful it puts pride back I’m humanity even animal’s have mor respect for each other money is the route of all evil I’m glad I’m not rich i poor but happ and was thought respect agin it’s only my opinion God bless each and every one in this world after all we all are God Children I geuss some of us will learn in our after life

  12. Sjjdd says:

    And how is this racism if it comes from your own people? Get real

  13. G money says:

    Floyd pulling the race card? Of all people. He dont remember the sh*t come out his mouth during the pacquioa fight? Puh leez…SMH

  14. Forrest cannon says:

    It’s not racism it’s the beating he gave his girlfriends . The him and his crew took ball bats to two guys when he misplaced his jewelry which he later found

  15. Taylor shill says:

    Quit playing the race card that shit is getting old. The white man is the most hated person in america so put that in ur pipe and smoke it money mays I mean money gays

  16. Anonymous says:

    What a doofus

  17. Josh says:

    No Dude, it’s your Ultra Arrogant attitude, and now your race baiting.

  18. Garry says:

    Great to hear you are a Grandpa. I am a white Male. And I’m not afraid to say I have a great friend who just so happens to be a black man.who is welcome in my house anytime !! I have driven by your place in Vegas wanted to come in but not sure

  19. Bob Handegan says:

    No, its because Mayweather doesn’t GIVE BACK !
    He’s typical ghetto trash

  20. Juan medina says:

    Well said ,they keep trying to come up with another great white hope but is always b.s. just like trump

  21. Chad says:

    Nah it’s because Connor doesn’t run. He’ll take an L fighting than running to get a dub

  22. Anonymous says:

    Mcgregor went to mayweather’s world and lasted 10 rounds, how long would mayweather have lasted inside the octagon??? Not very f#%$ing long. No.2 mayweathersays it’s racist because people don’t like his attitude, mouth and flashy lifestyle but then says most of the hate comes from his OWN people?!?!

  23. Anonymous says:

    Mcgregor or mclooser doesn’t make videos boosting the cars, 💰 money 💼 bags, watches or whatever items just for the sake of being flamboyant. One thing is being a trash talker and another being a funny character portraying a luxurious life demeaning all the ones who were on the same boat before that richness was achieved.👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎

  24. Cesar says:


  25. Anonymous says:

    I mean I think most people don’t like him cause he runs so much in his fights. Didn’t know that was how you fight someone.

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