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    Floyd Mayweather tour van set on fire during UK tour  

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    Mar 7, 2017
    The attack was a bit of a surprise, especially after Mayweather earlier thanked fans in the UK for their support. Jerome Ascano  

    A VAN that was part of Floyd Mayweather’s tour was set on fire on Saturday in England by still unknown persons.

    Branded with Mayweather’s 'The Money Team' logo, the van was burned near a hotel in Birmingham. The van dd not belong to Mayweather. 

    Mayweather watched the bout between Tony Bellew and David Haye at London's O2 Arena.

    "Police are investigating an arson attack on a vehicle parked at a Birmingham hotel," West Midlands Police said in a statement.

    "No-one was injured following the fire at 0330hrs this morning [Sunday 5 March] at the Park Regis Hotel in Broad Street.

    "Offenders smashed the window of the vehicle, a people carrier, before pouring accelerant inside and setting it alight.

    "Enquiries into the fire, which caused extensive damage to the vehicle belonging to a guest, are currently on-going and police are examining CCTV from the area.

    "Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101."

     

    Posted on Instagram by oneblacksheepevents.

    The attack was a bit of a surprise, especially after Mayweather earlier thanked fans in the UK for the support.

    "The thing about these UK fans is if they are with you, they're with you. I've got calls from Africa, all around the world, to do a tour, but I said the UK fans first, always,” Mayweather was quoted as saying by The Telegraph.

    "These fans have been loyal and paid hard-earned money to come out there and support me."

    He continues to take verbal shots at Irish mixed martial arter fighter and British fan favorite Conor McGregor, however.

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    The attack was a bit of a surprise, especially after Mayweather earlier thanked fans in the UK for their support. Jerome Ascano  
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