“That’s to the Tax Man” – Conor McGregor’s Epic Reply to $100 Million Fighter Floyd Mayweather in 2017 Left Everyone on the Stage in Splits

Published 06/18/2022, 9:30 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JANUARY 15: Conor McGregor of Ireland interacts with the crowd during the UFC 246 press conference at Pearl Theater at the Palms Casino Resort on January 15, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather was a spectacle to watch. Mayweather earned a stoppage win over ‘Mystic Mac’ in round 10 of their encounter. However, along with the fight, another aspect that entertained the fans was the press conferences. Both fighters did their best to take digs at each other. In one such instance, McGregor hilariously trolled Floyd Mayweather.

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During one of their press conferences, Floyd Mayweather said, “Let me show you m*********ers what a $100 million fighter look like. Still got a $100 million and I ain’t even touched that s**t.

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‘Mystic Mac’ had quite a hilarious response to this statement by Floyd Mayweather. McGregor said, “That’s to the tax man.”

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Throughout their press conferences, both fighters had many interesting moments. While McGregor might have lost the fight, fans appreciated his willingness to shift to another sport. However, we might see ‘The Notorious’ once again in the squared circle.

Conor McGregor will box again

‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor was the first simultaneous two-weight division champion in the UFC. While everything was going great for McGregor in MMA, he showed toughness and moved to the sport of boxing. While he might have lost his fight, ‘The Notorious’ certainly hasn’t lost his will to compete in boxing.

During an interview, when asked if he would return to boxing, McGregor said, “Boxing is, you know, my first love in combat sports, is boxing. So you know, I had such a great time the last time I was out there.”

The Irish superstar also added that his current return would take place in the UFC octagon. He believes that his story with the UFC is far from over and, in fact, it’s just being written.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 10: Conor McGregor of Ireland prepares to fight Dustin Poirier during the UFC 264 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 10, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

However, ‘The Notorious’ is one of the most prolific strikers the UFC has seen, and couldn’t hide his love for boxing. McGregor said, “Boxing, for sure I will grace the squared circle again in the future.”

While McGregor focuses on achieving full fitness, ‘The Notorious’ will have a lot of options available to him. Whether he returns to the octagon, or the squared circle, entertainment for the fans will be guaranteed.

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Varun Bhat

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Varun Anand Bhat is an MMA writer at EssentiallySports. Not only does he train in MMA but he is also a certified judge, which gives him valuable insight while writing content. The fight between Conor Mcgregor & Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 was responsible for making him interested in the sport of MMA.

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