Conor McGregor claims he ‘played ping pong with Floyd Mayweather’s head’ and ‘carried him’ in now-deleted tweet | The Sun

CONOR MCGREGOR has reignited his feud with Floyd Mayweather by claiming he played "ping pong" with his head in their boxing match.

Mayweather welcomed the UFC's poster boy to the boxing world in August 2017 for a lucrative showdown, which was aptly dubbed "The Money Fight".

McGregor turned in a better-than-expected display against the former five-weight world champion but ended up suffering a tenth-round TKO defeat.

The Notorious has held on to the success he had in the Sin City showdown and used it to taunt Mayweather on numerous occasions down the year.

And he did so again this week in a since-deleted tweet which included training footage.

The Irishman tweeted: “Don’t forget, I played ping pong with Floyd’s head. I carried him!"


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SunSport exclusively revealed in January 2021 that talks over a multi-million-pound rematch between the pair had taken place.

Mayweather, who retired from professional boxing immediately after beating Mystic Mac, is open to running things back.

And McGregor is confident things would go differently if they were to share the ring again.

He said: "In the rematch, I am going to use this style of attack but alongside a more destructive set of shots on top also.

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“B4, it was just ping pong, this time it’s ping pong and babe Ruth with a baseball bat. KO incoming.”

McGregor, 35, had his eye on boxing former Mayweather foe Manny Pacquiao before he was knocked out by Dustin Poirer at UFC 257.

He went on to rematch the Diamond in July 2022 but left on a stretcher after shattering his left leg in their trilogy fight.

Mayweather has made the exhibition scene his home since calling it quits as a professional.

He's fought Tenshin Nasukawa, Logan Paul, Don Moore, Mikuru Asakura, Deji and Aaron Chalmers in the last five years.

He most recently fought John Gotti III – the grandson of notorious New York mobster John Gotti – in June.

Their fight, however, ended in a mass brawl after referee Kenny Bayless called it a No Contest.

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