Floyd Mayweather, Justin Bieber end relationship ahead of mega-fight
ABS-CBN Sports on Aug 24, 2017 12:13 PM
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It looks like Floyd Mayweather Jr. has something else to deal with heading into his mega-fight with Conor McGregor.
According to a report from TMZ Sports, Mayweather and long-time friend Justin Bieber have severed ties, stemming from the pop singer unfollowing the unbeaten boxer on Instagram.
The move was believed to be the result of Bieber's new outlook on life, so to say, as the 23-year old singer has been receiving religious counseling and was told to eliminate or distance himself from bad influences.
Mayweather, known for a lavish lifestyle, appears to be one of those said bad influences.
This new lease on life for Bieber is also believed to be the cause of him cancelling the rest of his world tour this year, which would have included a stop in Manila on September 30th.
TMZ added that Mayweather didn't take too kindly to the unfollowing and called Bieber a 'traitor.'
The two had developed a strong friendship over the past few years, with Bieber even walking with the Mayweather entourage to the ring for the highly-anticipated superfight with Manny Pacquiao back in 2015.
Before that, Bieber was seen putting in some work with Mayweather in the gym.
Now, with another superfight looming for Mayweather, how will this emotional blow affect the unbeaten boxer's performance in the ring against the very dangerous McGregor?
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