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Floyd Mayweather hurls homophobic slur at Conor McGregor at London press conference

Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Conor McGregor World Press Tour - London Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

The Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour didn’t get any better at its final stop.

Following controversial racial remarks made by Conor McGregor at Thursday’s press conference in Brooklyn, N.Y., things more contentious Friday afternoon at the fourth leg of the Mayweather vs. McGregor world tour, which took place at the SSE Arena in London. But this time, the controversy came from Mayweather, not McGregor.

During his speech at the press conference, the undefeated former boxing world champion hurled a homophobic slur at the Irishman.

“Yeah, we’re going to talk about this p*ssy,” Mayweather said. “You punk, you f****t, you ho.”

The press conference in London marked the end of the Mayweather vs. McGregor world tour. A boxing match between the two combat sports superstars is set to take place Aug. 26 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

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