The one thing we don’t want to discuss about Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather Jr. reached under the table and tapped the leg of his longtime adviser with the back of his left hand.

As the pack of reporters waited for Mayweather’s response, it was Leonard Ellerbe who broke the silence.

“I can answer that,” said Ellerbe, the chief executive of Mayweather’s promotional company.

“Race,” Ellerbe declared, “isn’t a factor in any of this.”