Conor McGregor made a lot of bold and brash statements leading up to his bout with Floyd Mayweather, but after the bout, the UFC champ had plenty of praise for the decorated boxer.

McGregor pushed Mayweather early on, but the undefeated fighter picked up the pace as the fight wore on, and began to take over. In round ten, Mayweather peppered McGregor with punches, and the bout was stopped.

At the post-fight presser, McGregor relayed that he thought he won the fight’s earlier rounds, but credited Mayweather for his composure and strategy. You can check it out what McGregor had to say about the entertaining contest below.