Floyd Mayweather claims he earned $1million for a press conference as he defends schedule clash with Gervonta Davis

FLOYD MAYWEATHER has claimed he made a whopping $1MILLION for his pre-fight press conference with Don Moore.

The former five-weight world champion addressed the media with his upcoming opponent in Miami last week ahead of their exhibition next month.



Money's latest media event took place just hours after protege Gervonta Davis faced off with Rolando Romero at his own media day.

Davis immediately took aim at his mentor on social media, but Mayweather defended himself by saying: "Anderson Silva had to fly out of Miami.

"So we couldn't do the press conference on any other day.

"They said, 'We'll pay you $1million to do it.' I said, 'No problem.' I can feed my family with that."

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WBA (regular) lightweight champion Davis accused Mayweather of being "jealous" with the timing of his media event.

In a since-deleted tweet, Tank said: "Lol, n**** had a press conference today and fight on the same day.

"No matter how much money you have you can still be jealous of a mf! Boy."

Mayweather criticised Davis' scathing attack, insisting he's fought tooth and nail to defend him in the past.

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He said: "I'm the same one that got on a podium not long ago and went to war for my fighter, I said, 'Why isn't Tank on the P4P list?'

"When my fighter didn't make weight, I went to war for my fighter. These are things we seem to forget."

Mayweather, 45, will face former sparring Moore in an eight-rounder atop the Burj Khalifa's helipad.

The Michigan mauler said of the fight: "Don will come to fight.

"It's a little different [to the last fight]. Don is going to come to fight and may the best man win.

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"Whereas at the Hard Rock Stadium, Logan Paul talked a good game but didn't come to fight.

"So he's coming to fight, I'm coming to fight. Eight rounds, from start to finish, it's going to be explosive."

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