Floyd Mayweather mocks bitter rival Conor McGregor and tells Irishman to do ‘stanky leg’ after horror ankle break
FLOYD MAYWEATHER has poked fun at Conor McGregor after the Irishman suffered a horror leg break in his defeat to Dustin Poirier on Saturday night.
The American reignited his old feud with Notorious by uploading a photo-shopped picture of the UFC legend and told him to do the 'stanky leg'.
McGregor, 32, broke his left leg seconds before the end of the first round of his trilogy fight with Poirier, which was ruled a TKO loss.
Notorious started the fight well, landing a number of heavy kicks before jumping for a guillotine and being punished with ground and pound.
He left the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on a stretcher and underwent surgery on Sunday.
But Mayweather – who beat McGregor in a boxing bout in 2017 – had no concern for his old foe.
Money Mayweather uploaded a photo of McGregor sat in an armchair with his left ankle photo-shopped so it was at a 90 degree angle.
The American captioned the post: "Y’all got it twisted! I like how his shoes fit. Now, do the stanky leg."
It received more than 1.3million likes.
Despite the undoubtedly painful injury, McGregor did not let his leg break stop him from promoting his next fight and that really impressed former WWE star Ronda Rousey.
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She tweeted: "I’m amazed that as soon as you hit the ground you were already promoting the next fight @TheNotoriousMMA.
"I def wouldn’t have had the mind to do that. The other fighters, @ufc and media are lucky to have you."
And McGregor replied: "Thank you for the message Ronda! I appreciate it greatly."
Notorious gave his fans an injury update late on Sunday night.
He tweeted: "Just out of the surgery room guys. Surgery went excellent. Feeling tremendous!
"Six weeks on crutch and we build back. Let’s go! God bless."
McGregor also posted a video on Twitter thanking fans for their support, but couldn't resist a dig at rival Poirier.
He said: "I want to thank all the fans around the world for your messages of support. I hope you enjoyed the show.
"I want to thank all the fans in attendance at the arena, the place was absolutely electric.
"It was a hell of a first round, it would've been nice to get into the second round then see what's what.
"But that's the nature of the business, a clean break on the tibia and it wasn't meant to be."
McGregor added: "Dustin, you can celebrate that illegitimate win all you want but you've done nothing in there.
"That second round would've shown all. Onwards and upwards we go. We dust ourselves off, we build ourselves back, and we come back better than ever."
McGregor hinted he will NOT retire straight after the shock loss, with a fourth bout all-but confirmed.
It is not known how long the former UFC world champion will be out for, but it could go into next year.
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