The Fight Is On !! Undefeated Boxing Champ Floyd Mayweather Vs MMA Star Conor McGregor In Vegas Aug 2017
Floyd Mayweather has signed his deal and will box Conor McGregor on August 26.
Dana White was leading the negotiations for the UFC — and had vowed to strike a deal with Floyd’s camp. Now, the two sides have reached an agreement, as first reported by Yahoo Sports.
Conor and Floyd will square off in Vegas.
Conor posted about the fight on Instagram — saying, “The fight is on.” He replaced Floyd’s pic with a shot of Floyd Sr.
Conor has said he expects to make more than $100 MILLION from the fight. Floyd has said he wanted double or triple that. No word on the exact details
TMZ Sports spoke with Dana White who says the fight will be a 12 round boxing match. Both guys will use 10 ounce gloves. They will fight at 154 pounds.
The fight will take place at the T-Mobile Arena. Ticket prices have not been set yet.
There WILL be an undercard — it will be boxing and Mayweather Promotions will handle the matchmaking.
Both Floyd and Conor will be tested by USADA for performance enhancing drugs.
Dana says he spoke with Conor Wednesday morning — he’s VERY excited. Conor also believes with all his heart he will knock Mayweather out.