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Floyd Mayweather posts winning $35,000 bet slip on Dustin Poirier beating rival Conor McGregor at UFC 264

FLOYD MAYWEATHER posted his winning $35,000 bet slip after backing Dustin Poirier to beat Conor McGregor at UFC 264.

Mayweather, who beat McGregor in 2017, lumped $50,000 on the Irishman to lose in Las Vegas.

Floyd Mayweather won $35,000 after backing Dustin Poirier to beat Conor McGregor
Conor McGregor broke his ankle against Dustin Poirier

And he ended up taking home $85,000 in total as The Notorious broke his ankle just before the end of round one.

It left him unable to fight on as the doctor waved off the contest, with Poirier declared the winner.

Posting his wager, Mayweather captioned: “@dustinpoirier , thanks for getting me paid!”

Poirier replied: “I got you champ!”

McGregor was later taken to hospital where he will undergo surgery, UFC president Dana White confirmed.

White said: “All that stuff, you can’t do the hypotheticals in this sport.

“It’s all about timing and what’s going on and what has happened since then.

“We’ve got to see how this whole thing plays out. Conor goes into surgery tomorrow.

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“I don’t know how long he’s going to be out, how much rehab and therapy he’s going to need. You know.”

McGregor was adamant on keeping the chapter open, meaning a FOURTH fight between himself and Poirier cannot be ruled out if he makes a recovery.

He said: “I was boxing the bleeding head off him, kicking the bleeding leg off him.

“Usual s***e, dive to close the distance. This is not over. I have to take this outside with him, it’s all outside.”

Poirier also confirmed his interest in another rematch, and would even be willing to do it on the street.

He said: “We are going to fight again whether it’s in the octagon or on the sidewalk.”

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