Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor pull back on barbs ahead of bout

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LAS VEGAS — After the wild, crazy, profane and totally over-the-top four-city media tour that Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor embarked on last month to promote their megafight — in which they berated, insulted and cursed at each other stop after stop, whipping huge crowds into a frenzy — the final prefight news conference at the MGM Grand was for media only and as low-key as it gets.

It began without the fighters even present while others involved in the event said their piece. Only after the tardy McGregor arrived did Mayweather also come out to the stage. Other than McGregor throwing out a few insults and curses to a member of Mayweather’s entourage for heckling him, it was a staid affair. The fighters, it appears, are all talked out after the brief but very intense buildup to a fight that was finalized in mid-June.

Now they are just a few days away from their massively hyped 12-round junior middleweight boxing match on Saturday (Showtime PPV, 9 p.m.

Article source: http://www.espn.com/boxing/story/_/id/20437729/floyd-mayweather-conor-mcgregor-more-muted-final-pre-fight-news-conference

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