Congratulations to Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Conor McGregor. Each woke up after their uber-hyped fight much, much, much richer men. I was extremely critical of the farce I believed the fight to be, but I never knock anyone’s hustle (as long as you are not literally hurting someone else in a non-consensual way) and this was one of the greatest promoted hustles of my lifetime.
I never begrudged either man for taking the fight. I would have jumped in the ring with Mike Tyson in his prime if a nine figure payday was the bounty for my stupidity. Here both fighters made over $100 million, with Floyd expected to clear anywhere from $200-$350 million for a night’s work, that posed little threat to his health and minimal risk to his reputation. READ MORE