Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor presser erupts in smack talk

Posted: Updated:
BROOKLYN -

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor had some choice words for each other during a press conference at Brooklyn Barclays Center ahead of their fight in Las Vegas.

Both contenders treated fans that waited hours for the latest stop in a promotional tour to about 30 minutes of profanities, crude cracks about body parts, and a steady stream of even more f-bombs.

McGregor, who turns 29 on Friday, was the picture of cool as he walked the red carpet inside Barclays Center.

The UFC star wore floral pants, sunglasses and ditched a shirt for a polar bear mink coat he bought earlier in the day in a Fifth Avenue shopping spree.

Undefeated boxer Mayweather taunted Mcgregor fans, playing the enemy as he shrouded himself in the Irish flag.

Mayweather even made it rain at one point, throwing dollar bills into the air over McGregor.

McGregor held up one of the bills and laughed as he pointed out to the audience that it was indeed only a dollar. 

The presser was an effort to hype up the biggest fight in recent memory when the two will go toe-to-toe on Aug. 26, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Editor's Note: The Associated Press helped contribute to this article. 

  • SlideshowsMore>>

  • Your 2018 Bronx Halloween Costumes

    Your 2018 Bronx Halloween Costumes

    Monday, October 22 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-10-22 14:51:08 GMT

    Will you be spooky or scary? Or maybe playful or funny! Whatever your Halloween costumes are this year, News 12 wants to see them! Don't forget to share your kids' and pets' costumes too!

    Will you be spooky or scary? Or maybe playful or funny! Whatever your Halloween costumes are this year, News 12 wants to see them! Don't forget to share your kids' and pets' costumes too!

  • Just Married in The Bronx

    Just Married in The Bronx

    Share your wedding with News 12.Share your wedding with News 12.

    News 12 The Bronx wants to announce your wedding. If you were married in the past 90 days, please submit your photos via Twitter or Instagram using #JustMarriedBX.  

    News 12 The Bronx wants to announce your wedding. If you were married in the past 90 days, please submit your photos via Twitter or Instagram using #JustMarriedBX.  

  • Bronx Birthday Smiles

    Bronx Birthday Smiles

    It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!
    It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!

    It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!

    It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."