#Conor McGregor and #Floyd Mayweather are set for a mega fight this coming August. As part of their promotional tour, the rivals already visited two of the cities around the globe: Los Angeles and Toronto. Recently, the pair just touched base at Brooklyn to continue promoting their upcoming battle.

As expected, the two confronted each other, exchanging barbs and expletive words. Unfortunately for Conor McGregor, he only fuelled racism on New York last Thursday night, as reported by Telegraph. Here is everything about it in a nutshell.

McGregor fuels racism in New York

While addressing the crowd at Brooklyn, the UFC fighter said that the media kept coining him [VIDEO] as someone that is “against black people.” He added, “Do they know I’m half black?” He even went to say that he is black right from the belly button all the way down.

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This consequently earned hate and criticism from the audience and, well, the media. A New York Times journalist said that despite McGregor’s efforts, he is still a white guy that has yet to fully understand the “I’m not racist but an explanation.”

It holds true that Conor McGregor won the hearts of the fans back in LA and, most especially, Toronto. But with his latest comments, he lost the respect of the people in Brooklyn. Mayweather, on the other hand, lived up to the expectations. He put up his own theatrics while taking a shot at the mixed martial artist. Apparently, the crowd seemed to have lost faith in their insults, as the two and their respective promoters got booed.

McGregor wearing a special suit

During their first promotional tour, which took place at Los Angeles, Conor McGregor wore a suit specially tailored for the event.

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Unbeknownst to Mayweather, the Irish-born fighter was actually wearing a suit pinstriped with the works “F**K YOU!” Of course, this is to be expected of McGregor, as he s known for giving out surprises just to boost his fights.

Mayweather, on the other hand, kept bragging about his money. In fact, during his first tour with Conor McGregor, he pulled a cheque worth USD$100 million and said that none of McGregor’s fans even have $20,000 in their bank accounts. This eventually led to the American getting a “pay your taxes” chant, referencing to reports that he personally asked the Internal Revenue Service for an extension to settle his 2015 bill. This was basically after his fight with the Filipino fighter Manny Pacquiao. The pair is set to settle their in differences late in August.