Thursday, 21 September, 2017

McGregor Backs Mayweather's Use of F**got: People Too Touchy!

Floyd Mayweather vs. Connor McGregor Has Already Peaked We created Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather on FIFA 17 and this is what happened
Lamar Ellis | 16 July, 2017, 01:34

A fight we never thought would happen is happening.

UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor reacts during UFC 205 Weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City.

As noted, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor embarked on a "world tour" this week to hype their August 26th fight in Las Vegas, and the final stop on the media tour was today at the SSE Arena at Wembley Stadium in London.

Now, on the last stop of the tour, it is Mayweather who has come back swinging hard and in the process, caught the attention of the LGBT community.

A big reason for Kavanagh and White's gripe is over a video where Bayless dismisses the legitimacy of McGregor vs. Mayweather.

"Hudson Taylor, executive director of Athlete Ally - an org. that promotes LGBT acceptance in sports - took notice and denounced Floyd's actions, telling TMZ Sports: "Athlete Ally strongly condemns the homophobic slur used by Floyd Mayweather". "Resorting to homophobic and racial epithets is shameful no matter how or why one uses them". On Friday, though, it was Mayweather's turn. And in trying to defuse the situation when on stage at the Barclays Centre in NY, the UFC lightweight champion only inflamed it. My experience is with refereeing MMA, so there's a bunch of people more qualified to do it than I am.

Of course, Mayweather fans will say he didn't mean anything by that word and that McGregor's comments were worse, while McGregor supporters will claim their guy hasn't said anything as bad as Mayweather's slur.

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