The Floyd Mayweather Jr. & Conor McGregor fight is official
The newly titled “fight of the century” sees Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor finally confirm their mammoth sized clash, with rumours and hype circulating the net for over a year. The legendary boxer and popular MMA brawler have been pitted against each other since the beginning of 2016. Each said to be taking home an est. $100 million, the projections for ticket sales and PPV buys may be the biggest ever seen .Early rumours and reports are claiming that the event has been secured for August 26th. hosted at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Mayweather’s team confirmed this and came out with the following statement:
“Unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather will fight UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor in a much-discussed boxing match on Aug. 26 in Las Vegas. Mayweather is expected to make the announcement on social media as early as Wednesday.”
In addition, betting agent Jeff Sherman has apparently made Mayweather a minus-1000 favorite to win and have placed ConorMcGregor at plus-650. Stay tuned for more any official updates and check out more sports news at the link provided below.