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Conor McGregor is staying right next door to long-term rival Floyd Mayweather in Beverly Hills


Conor McGregor is staying next door to his long-term rival Floyd Mayweather in Beverley Hills as he recovers from his broken leg.

The UFC titan, 33, has been sporting a cast boot after breaking his limb during his match between Dustin Poirier last month.

Conor fractured his tibia in the closing seconds of the opening round against Dustin at UFC 264 in Las Vegas.

Fighting spirit: Conor McGregor, 33, is staying next door to his long-term rival Floyd Mayweather, 44, in Beverley Hills as he recovers from his broken leg

Taking a break: UFC titan Conor has been sporting a cast boot after breaking his limb during his match between Dustin Poirier last month and is recuperating in Los Angeles

Taking a break: UFC titan Conor has been sporting a cast boot after breaking his limb during his match between Dustin Poirier last month and is recuperating in Los Angeles

He has since been in full relaxation mode in California, pictured on nights out with the likes of Justin Bieber at the Beverley Hills Hotel, and sharing pictures of himself relaxing beneath palm trees by the pool.

The home he is recuperating in is directly next door to the LA residence of fellow former boxer Floyd, with a broken bottle of Conor’s whiskey being found outside Floyd’s property.

The pair are infamous rivals with Floyd defeating Conor in a total knock out in Round 10 after the two men squared off in what was billed as the Fight of the Century in a highly anticipated and Hollywood-studded fight in Las Vegas in 2017.

War: The pair are infamous rivals with Floyd defeating Conor in a total knock out after the two men squared off in what was billed as the Fight of the Century in Las Vegas in 2017

War: The pair are infamous rivals with Floyd defeating Conor in a total knock out after the two men squared off in what was billed as the Fight of the Century in Las Vegas in 2017

After winning his 50th undefeated match, Floyd swore it would be his last fight ever as the 40-year-old made off with the coveted ‘Money Belt’ and at least $100million for his night’s work. However, he made a one-off comeback to fight YouTuber Logan Paul, 26, in Vegas this year.

The money-spinning fight broke all records at the time and surpassed the $600million generated by Floyd’s fight with Manny Pacquiao in 2015.

‘This was my last fight tonight. For sure,’ Floyd said at the time, heading into second retirement with an unblemished 50-0 record to surpass heavyweight legend Rocky Marciano’s 49-0 mark for most wins without a loss or draw, declared in the ring. ‘Tonight was my last fight. Tonight I chose the right dance partner to dance with.

Rolling in: The home he is recuperating in is directly next door to the LA residence of fellow former boxer Floyd, with the boxer being spotted on his mobility scooter this week

Rolling in: The home he is recuperating in is directly next door to the LA residence of fellow former boxer Floyd, with the boxer being spotted on his mobility scooter this week

Smashed: A bottle of Conor's whiskey Proper Twelve was seen outside the property where Floyd lives

Smashed: A bottle of Conor’s whiskey Proper Twelve was seen outside the property where Floyd lives

Mega fight: Conor and Floyd went head to head in what was billed as the Fight of the Century in Las Vegas in 2017, with Floyd retiring for a second time after beating Conor

Mega fight: Conor and Floyd went head to head in what was billed as the Fight of the Century in Las Vegas in 2017, with Floyd retiring for a second time after beating Conor

‘Conor you are a hell of a champion. A win is a win, no matter how you get it. Rocky Marciano is a legend and I look forward to going into the Hall of Fame one day.’

In the end, the fight proved to be the one-sided contest many had predicted as Floyd shook off the rust of two years of inactivity against an outclassed double UFC champion making his professional boxing debut.

Clutching a bottle of Irish whiskey as he returned to the ring for the post-fight press conference, Conar said: ‘I thought it was close. I thought I had him in the early rounds. I thought he was getting me in the middle toward the end.

Flex! Conor McGregor hasn't let his broken leg slow him down, with the sports star making the most of his time off in California

Flex! Conor McGregor hasn’t let his broken leg slow him down, with the sports star making the most of his time off in California

Cheers: Conor was spotted resting his leg as he enjoyed the sun by the pool at the Beverly Hills Hotel with singer Justin Bieber this week

Cheers: Conor was spotted resting his leg as he enjoyed the sun by the pool at the Beverly Hills Hotel with singer Justin Bieber this week

‘But where was the final two rounds? Let me wobble back to me corner. Let me try and recompose myself. You’ve got to put me out.

‘I thought it was a little early of a stoppage. I get like that when I am tired. I get a little wobbly and flowy. But you got to give it to him, that’s what 50 pro fights will give you.’

The two super-welterweight fighters had been preparing for the big boxing match for months and the event generated hype as the world waited to see who would become boxing’s undisputed king.

The audience was packed with 20,000 ravenous fans at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with private jets ferrying celebrities into Sin City as bets worth more than a million dollars were placed on the match.

Some of those A-listers who took their seats ringside were Bruce Willis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lopez, Vanessa Hudgens, Demi Lovato and LeBron James. 

Pose: The Irish sportsman flexed his muscles amid his training sessions on Wednesday despite his broken leg

Pose: The Irish sportsman flexed his muscles amid his training sessions on Wednesday despite his broken leg



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