Conor McGregor Tells Floyd Mayweather to 'Dance for Me, Boy' for 2nd Time

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured ColumnistJuly 12, 2017

Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor exchange words during a news conference at Staples Center Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Los Angeles. The two will fight in a boxing match in Las Vegas on Aug. 26. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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During the second leg of a four-day worldwide press tour Wednesday, Conor McGregor doubled down on one of his controversial comments directed at Floyd Mayweather Jr.        

TMZ Sports passed along video of McGregor telling Mayweather to "dance for me, boy" as the crowd in Toronto did the "ole" chant (warning contains NSFW language):

McGregor received criticism for making the same comment during Tuesday's press conference in Los Angeles, with Yahoo Sports' Ryan McKinnell offering this take:

Ryan McKinnell @RyanMcKinnell

"Dance for me, boy! Dance for me, son!" - McGregor Welp, what was the over/under on racist one-liners? #maymacworldtour

Floyd Mayweather Sr. told TMZ Sports he didn't see anything wrong with McGregor's initial comment: "Racist? I don't know what that got to do with race. This is a boxing match. I don't know what that got to do with no racists."

This isn't the first time McGregor has been accused of making insensitive comments to build up a fight. In February 2016, he caught heat for remarks made at a press conference leading up to his first match with Nate Diaz. 

Mayweather and McGregor will continue their press conference tour with stops in New York on Thursday and London on Friday. 


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