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Floyd Mayweather Struggles To Control His Pet Tiger In Hotel Room

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Most of us are only used to looking after pets like cats and dogs. And sometimes that's enough work as it is.

People with more money though see no point in simply making do with domestic feline or canine companions. People like Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather get tigers. Why? Because they can.

Though the big cats are pretty majestic and increase your masculinity and coolness by a large amount, it's not entirely ethical. Tigers are wild creatures and so that's where they belong; domesticating them isn't really why they're here.

Despite this former boxer Mayweather happily takes his carnivore out and about, showing it off to people on its lead.

In an Instagram video posted by one of his entourage, 'Money' is seen struggling to control the animal in a hotel room in the UK.

The feline seems to have no time for being shown off during its owner's 'Undefeated Tour', wanting to get off and explore the room.

Eventually another tiger comes into the picture and the leads cross, with Floyd looking a bit unsure of what to do with himself and the animals.

Another thing that catches the eye is the boxer's footwear. I mean, they probably cost more than my flat and are a lot swankier than my beat up Adidas, but what the fuck are they?

In another post his friend showed off Floyd's white tiger, which he apparently got from India as a 'one-of-a-kind Christmas present' back in 2015.

Due to the former boxing champion's ownership of the tigers, as well as reportedly having a caged lion at his 40th birthday party, he has been criticised by the animal rights group PETA,.

"Tigers do poorly as 'pets'," Senior Vice-President of Communications at PETA said. "They belong in their native habitats, not in a cage in a celebrity's home as a show-off prop, 100 percent certain to be discarded to a roadside zoo or a cheap circus or to meet some other tawdry end after they become too strong to handle and show a will of their own.

"Wild animals kept as amusements never have a fighting chance of a natural life.

"Having been torn away from their mothers, many end up violently beaten by trainers and all are deprived of what's natural, normal and important to them.

"PETA appeals to Floyd Mayweather to be a real champ for animals and allow his 'Christmas present' to be moved to a wildlife sanctuary."

Recently Conor McGregor added more fuel to the fire regarding his and Floyd's will-it-won't-it-happen boxing match.

He was present at Madison Square Gardens in New York, to watch Michael Conlan secure his first professional boxing win. And, naturally, it wasn't long before reporters asked about the highly-anticipated fight.

Speaking to a reporter, he said: "What's your name? You're a boxing guy? I'm the boxing guy! Watch me take over boxing, trust me on that.

"No one in this boxing game knows what's coming.

"When I step in there, I am going to shock the whole god damn world, trust me on that!"

McGregor will be swapping the Octagon for the ring to face the unbeaten former world champ, who has said he will be coming out of retirement for the match.

Credit: Twitter/Conor McGregor News/@ConormcGregor5

He then went on to say: "Look me in the eyes, 28 years of age, confident as a mother fucker, long, rangy, dangerous with every hand.

"Trust me, I'm going to stop Floyd and the whole world is going to eat their words."

When asked when the fight will take place, McGregor said: "We're getting close. You'll hear about it."

How exciting is this?

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