Mayweather TKOs McGregor: Sports world reacts

Melissa Caskey
Melissa Caskey
Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates with the belt after winning the fight (REUTERS/Steve Marcus)

All eyes were on Floyd Mayweather’s TKO of Conor McGregor on Saturday in Las Vegas, and a chorus of fellow pro athletes was quick to show their respect for Money’s 50th career win.

Russell Westbrook, Michael Phelps and Joel Embiid were among those chiming in:

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