Floyd Mayweather is however preserving a close eye on the MMA environment, especially when an aged opponent competes.

The previous many-time boxing earth champion place down $50,000 on Dustin Poirier to defeat Conor McGregor in their extremely-anticipated trilogy bout in the major party of Saturday’s UFC 264 in Las Vegas.

And for Mayweather’s luck, Poirier arrived by means of defeating McGregor by means of TKO. The UFC star experienced a leg harm where by he was deemed unfit to carry on fighting. Prior to the injuries, Poirier was dominating the fight with his grappling and ground-and-pound.

The $50,000 wager compensated Mayweather a return of a minimal over $35,700.

The two Mayweather and McGregor are no strangers. The two fight athletics stars had a rivalry that led to a boxing match back again in 2017, which grew to become of the most important occasions in battle sporting activities historical past. Mayweather stopped McGregor, defeating the Irishman by using TKO in round 10. The two have flirted with a probable rematch because and taken photographs at each other online.