Conor McGregor on Floyd Mayweather: 'I turned him into a Mexican tonight'
“I turned him into a Mexican tonight. He fought like a Mexican.”
Sounds pretty bad, right?
Especially when you consider that the man who said it, Conor McGregor, had already made quite a few racially insensitive comments on the media tour in the buildup to the fight itself. He at one point told Floyd Mayweather, “Dance for me, boy.” He used a stereotype to claim he’s “half-black, from the belly button down.” And so on.
But there’s an underlying explanation for McGregor’s comments after his stoppage loss to Floyd Mayweather on Saturday night – albeit one based on another stereotype.
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