Conor McGregor just hit Floyd Mayweather with yet another masterful troll

 mashable.com  6/20/2017 7:37:36 PM   Sam Laird

When Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather finally announced their long awaited and highly anticipated fight last week, McGregor landed the first shot with a hilarious social media troll post on Twitter. In that post, McGregor shared a photo of himself and Mayweather's father (instead of Floyd) to mock Mayweather's age while announcing the fight.

Now McGregor is back with more jokes. Late Monday night, McGregor shared a couple photos of what appears to be his training gym.

Tunnel vision

A post shared by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on

See the back wall there? Sure looks like a giant mural of McGregor knocking Mayweather out. 

So score the pre-fight trash-talk 2-0 in McGregor's favor. 

But it's doubtful Mayweather minds the online abuse, because, well, serious fight fans are skeptical that this August 26 bout will be any good. 

It's a boxing match, and the 28-year-old McGregor is not a boxer — he's a UFC fighter. Meanwhile, Mayweather is a defensive fighter who's 40 years old. It could well be a very boring fight in which Mayweather dances and dodges around an overmatched McGregor while landing enough solid punches to get a scorecard win. Not exactly the all-out brawl that much of the internet is slobbering over. 

The fight will, however, be a pay-per-view affair. So the more hype and interest that gets drummed up between now and August, the better. 

In that sense, it's unlikely Mayweather minds McGregor's trolling much at all. 

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