Mayweather Will Bet On Himself
In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Floyd Mayweather discussed the potential of him gambling on his fight this Saturday against Conor McGregor.
“You guys will see the betting ticket, don’t worry.”
Mayweather, comes in as a minus-600 favorite to defeat the UFC’s McGregor, which means if you wager $600 you’d win $100.
Mayweather has a penchant for gambling not only on himself, but a litany of sports across college and the pros, has taken to social media to showcase his winning
McGregor, who has sought to flash his own wealth in a Mayweather style, told The Times he wasn’t sure if he would bet on himself.
“Maybe, I don’t know… I think he has a big-time gambling problem from seeing the forms. He shows what the winnings are, not what the losses are. That’s why he’s in this position he’s in and he had to take this fight.”
McGregor was referring to Mayweather’s recent request to postpone paying an IRS bill in excess of $20 million, citing insufficient liquidity until he earns possibly in excess of $300 million for fighting McGregor.
When McGregor was asked what Mayweather will learn from this fight, McGregor answered, “Be smarter with your money.”