Conor McGregor And Floyd Mayweather Sharing A Private Jet Is A Weird Move

David Hookstead | Contributor

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather appear to be rivals at all times, but there might be more than meets the eye given the fact that the two recently shared a private jet ride.

The flew on the same plane to London for an upcoming press conference, according to the Mirror.

UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor reacts during UFC 205 Weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor reacts during UFC 205 Weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

The move is interesting given the fact that the two appear ready to tear each other’s head off at any moment. The press conferences have been a highly entertaining circus, but the animosity appeared to have been obvious.

However, it’s a lot harder to sell this fight as an intense rivalry if the two are sharing a plane only hours after nearly duking it out on stage. Generally speaking you don’t share a car ride home with the guy you got into a bar fight with minutes earlier. The losing Super Bowl team doesn’t split a plane ride anywhere with the winners.

Not the greatest optics in the world for the UFC or the boxing world.

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