WATCH: Conor McGregor DESTROYS Floyd Mayweather’s Bodyguards In London
The last leg of the world tour saw Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor arrive in London, England, at the iconic Wembley Arena, and the UFC lightweight champion returned from a dismal showing in Brooklyn by delivering another cutting speech.
As well as Mayweather and Espinoza, the 40-year-old’s ‘juice head’ body guards where also subject to a verbal assault.
Midway through Mayweather’s set in Brooklyn, the undefeated boxer shouted “yo, form Voltron,” prompting his bodyguards to instantly swarm around McGregor. McGregor’s team, including striking coach Owen Roddy, quickly rushed to McGregor’s defense, and for a moment it appeared that a brawl would erupt on the stage at the Barclays Center.
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Cooler heads ultimately prevailed, but afterward McGregor was not pleased by the encounter.
“Juicehead fools,” McGregor said at the post-event press conference. “I don’t know, man. I didn’t even see them until they were on top of me. I was like, ‘what?’ and then everybody was pushing and shoving. But, handbags, we call that back where I come from. It means it’s nothing, it’s just handbags. It’s just a term we use.”
McGregors team mate and fellow UFC fighter gave his take on the proceedings well:
“We’re having a good time, but I’ll tell you what, if those f*cking juiceheads [do that again], I’ll slap the hell out of all of them,” McGregor said. “If something like that happens at the next one, something will have to happen.”
Whilst McGregor’s entourage were mostly kept off stage for the entire London press conference, didn’t mean Conor was going to let things slide: