Floyd Mayweather

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Floyd Mayweather seems adamant, hopelessly lenient towards stirring up the pot, and pissing off the competition, but outside the octagon. Mayweather recently implied Conor McGregor's popularity was more a result of his skin color than anything else:

"And what's so crazy, I don't really know the McGregor guy; never seen him fight. … They say he talk a lot of trash and people praise him for it, but when I did it, they say I'm cocky and arrogant. So biased! Like I said before, all I'm saying is this, I ain't racist at all, but I'm telling you racism still exists."

Not chill Mayweather, not chill at all.

McGregor shut this little spell down by releasing a statement that was all at once, articulate, methodical, and appropriate. Here's an excerpt off McGregor's lengthy, well-rounded Instagram response:

Floyd Mayweather, don't ever bring race into my success again. I am an Irishman. My people have been oppressed our entire existence. And still very much are. I understand the feeling of prejudice. It is a feeling that is deep in my blood.

In my family's long history of warfare there was a time where just having the name 'McGregor' was punishable by death. Do not ever put me in a bracket like this again. If you want we can organise a fight no problem. I will give you a fair 80/20 split purse in my favour seen as your last fight bombed at every area of revenue.

At 27 years of age I now hold the key to this game. The game answers to me now.

Suffice to say, we'd pay a whole lotta' dough to see these two exchange blows sometime soon.

Who do you think would take home the W?

Surprise of The Day: Floyd Mayweather Comes to Defense of Ronda Rousey
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An unexpected supporter has come to the defense of MMA fighter Ronda Rousey.

Floyd Mayweather talked to Fight Hype about Rousey and her recent loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193.

He started by saying that he definitely didn't tell 50 Cent to mock Rousey on Instagram with a meme, and he has nothing against MMA fighters.

"That's not true at all. I haven't really spoke to anyone about the Ronda Rousey situation, just to set the record straight. I don't have anything against MMA fighters. It's just like boxing; you win some, you lose some. A true champion can take a loss and bounce back."

He's not a fan of Internet bullying and trolling after Rousey's knockout loss.

"I don't think it's cool how everyone is trolling her on social media. Certain things you have to learn. People will love you on Friday and then Sunday morning, it's nothing but negative comments and people making jokes and people making fun about you, which I don't think is cool. I've never been on the other side, so I don't know how it feels. I'm pretty sure she's a very, very strong person, but we still have to take into consideration that she has feelings."

His rush to defend Rousey is unexpected, especially given their shaky past.

Maybe this is a new Mayweather?

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Here's why a charity is going to be out $750,000.

For those of you who don't know, a radio "drop" is just a short bit of chatter in between songs that can be an advertisement, a notification, or just a heads-up. For example, say a song just ended and suddenly you hear "YOU'RE LISTENING TO 69.0 D-E-R-P FM, DENVER'S GREATEST HITS!" Cue next song. That's a drop. Here's Floyd Mayweather trying to read one of those. It starts at 2:00 in.

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Them's Fightin' Tweets of the Day: And the gloves come on.

(To dispel any doubt: Mayweather tweeted the challenge himself, and a close adviser confirmed its legitimacy. All eyes now on Pacman's Twitter feed.)