FLOYD MAYWEATHER slammed Conor McGregor after defeat to Dustin Poirier and said ‘nobody wants to see’ the UFC star fight Manny Pacquiao.
Mayweather was basking in the Irishman’s first knockout loss in the UFC, as McGregor was beaten in round two.
The boxing legend, who beat the southpaw in 2017, responded to a post which questioned why his brash persona is frowned upon while McGregor’s is celebrated.
He then claimed their differing receptions has racial undertones, and insisted his rival will never be able to replicate his success.
Mayweather, 43, wrote on Instagram: “I seen this post and my take on it is that the world knows Con Artist McLoser can steal everything from me and be loved but I’m hated.
“That just lets you all know that racism still exist. Just know, that bum will never be me or be on my level.
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“I’m just built different, my mindset is on another planet, my skills are second to none, I’m a natural born winner and yes I talk a lot of trash, but every time I back it up!
“This is what they hate.
“It’s sad that you can be a poor black kid from the ghetto that has dealt with racism your whole life and work extremely hard to put yourself and your family in a better position, and most of the hate come from my own people.”
McGregor, 32, was stopped in ten rounds by Mayweather in his ring debut.
The two have been subject to a lucrative rematch ever since, but more recently Manny Pacquiao, 42, has been in talks with McGregor.
Pacquiao lost to Mayweather in 2015, in what proved to be the richest fight in boxing history.
And it leaves the American all-time great mocking his ex-opponents for choosing to box each other.
Mayweather added: “Connor (sic) cannot even win in his own sport, but talking about coming back to boxing to fight Pacquiao.
“Nobody wants to see that, it’s like my leftovers eating leftovers.”