The Fight of the Century is to begin!: The fight which was dreamt of by many but only a few thought that it would happen is all set to be held on the 26th of August in Las Vegas, Nevada. The almost impossible yet much-awaited fight was confirmed on Wednesday, 14th of June when both the fighters, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor updated the news of this upcoming blockbuster event on their respective social networking sites.
– Floyd Mayweather (@FloydMayweather)
“THE FIGHT IS ON.”
– Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA)
This fight would create a history of itself being the highest-grossing sporting event of the century.
Since the declaration of the event, sports critics, as well as fans from all over the world, made Floyd Mayweather the favorite contestant of winning the fight. Although the yet-to-be-defeated Mayweather is the best boxer in the history of the sport, Conor McGregor is not to be underestimated too, being the best MMA fighter and also the only person to be Champion in both the categories of UFC fighting, i.e., Lightweight and Featherweight.
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Day, Date and Time of the Fight
These greatest hotspots of their games, i. E, MMA and Boxing, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather respectively, will be going up against each other on 26th of August 2017, which is a Saturday. Although the time of the fight hasn’t been decided yet, it is certainly going to start at late night, which means that for the rest of the world, the show will be held in the early morning on Sunday.
Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor Fight Preview
|Date||26th August 2017 (Saturday)|
|Time||8 PM ET|
|Venue||MGM Grand Garden, Las Vegas|
Location of the fight
Although the initial reports claimed that Mayweather Promotions had sent a request to the Nevada Athletic Commission to grant the permission of scheduling the fight at the MGM Grand. But the President of UFC Dana White has officially confirmed that the much-awaited fight will be hosted by the large T- Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Still, there is no official confirmation regarding the undercard for Mayweather vs Mcgregor event.
Update: Gervonta Davis will fight in the co-main event and opponent is not yet revealed.
Mayweather-McGregor Official Trailer
Showtime officially released the first trailer of Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight. Watch in HD quality below.
Rules of the Fight
According to the confirmation by the UFC President Dana White, “It’s going to be a straight up boxing”. Yes although in other UFC fights, kicks below the waist and some other tricks are legal, but in this battle between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, the standard boxing rules will only be applied, which means that for the mixed martial artist McGregor, it is going to be a tough fight as he can’t use his knees or ankles or low kicks. He has to strictly follow the rules of boxing, thus giving Floyd Mayweather, the greatest boxer of all times, the upper hand in the game. Even the weight of the pair of gloves is to be 10-ounce each, which are used by the boxers but are not used in other UFC fights.
He has to strictly follow the rules of boxing, thus giving Floyd Mayweather, the greatest boxer of all times, the upper hand in the game. Even the weight of the pair of gloves is to be 10-ounce each, which are used by the boxers but are not used in other UFC fights.
Floyd Mayweather’s Profile
He is arguably the greatest boxer of all times winning 15 titles and has won Championship titles in all four categories of weight. He has also earned a bronze medal at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 for the USA.
He is also the best defensive boxer of all times and also as the most complete and accurate puncher. He has maintained n all win record till now, winning 49 games before announcing his retirement in 2015. So in the fight against Mayweather, he is going to come out of his retirement period of 2 years, which is going to be tough, but a fighter of his calibre can make though things seem easier.
If he manages to continue his winning streak even after coming out of his retirement and defeat Conor McGregor, he would surpass the record of the famous boxer Rocky Marciono of 49 wins which he currently holds jointly with him, and become the only fighter ever to possess the prestigious record of 50 wins, of which 26 have been knockouts.
Conor McGregor’s Profile
One of the greatest MMA fighters of all time has also got some excellent records in UFC. He is the Champion in both Lightweight and Featherweight categories of the UFC as well as done well even in the Welterweight class.
Starting his career as an MMA fighter at the age of 18 years, he has played 24 professional MMA fights, out of which have won 21 matches and have lost just thrice. Out of those 21 wins, 18 have come from knockouts, which indicate his superiority in his game as well as his self-confidence with which he will be fighting against Mayweather. Also, he holds the record of never being knocked out from a fight in his entire career all his three defeats came due to submission. He has been trained in boxing by the two- time Olympic Champion Phil Sutcliff.
Also, he holds the record of never being knocked out from a fight in his entire career all his three defeats came due to submission. He has been trained in boxing by the two- time Olympic Champion Phil Sutcliff.
The broadcasting details of the fight
If you are currently in the USA or planning to go there and if you are lucky enough then you might end up getting a ticket or two for this immensely high profile match, but if you want to watch back at home using pay cable, then there is a good news for you, Showtime will be the official broadcaster of the fight in the USA on pay-per-view. While in the UK, there is supposed to be abiding war in between BT Sports and Sky Sports for the broadcasting rights of the match.
Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor Streams
If you are planning to watch the live streaming online, with the use of cable, then you can use several websites such as UFC Fox Go, PS Vue, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV and Android TV, Amazon Fire Stick, etc. You can only just download applications like Kodi and Torrents Time to watch the live streaming of the match.
How much will be the Prize money?
This high profile mega fight is expected to generate as much as $500 million and above.
The President of UFC Dana White has confirmed an expectation of around $100 million earning for McGregor, although the complete breakdown of that amount is yet to be broken down.
Read more about Payout/Purse for Mayweather vs Mcgregor fight here.
Whereas, Mayweather, because of his relatively higher profile, is expected to have started a negotiation for a much greater amount of the profit money. This fight is supposed to be the highest- grossing fight in the history of boxing and is going to break down all the box office records of television all around the world.
What about the tickets?
As far as tickets are concerned, the details about the price ranges have not been decided yet by the UFC officials. But keeping in mind the high- profile stature of the fight, the official price for the tickets is expected to be in between 2,000 pounds to 30,000 pounds.
But there are two things that you should keep in mind if you want to get hold of the tickets for this blockbuster match:
- Firstly, the tickets are getting sold at an incredible pace, and with a seating capacity of just 20,000 people, it will be tough. Also according to the official website of UFC, there are only a few hundred tickets left. So hurry and be quick
- Secondly, you must be willing to spend few thousand pounds for the tickets because the tickets on the floor are getting sold for around 30,000 pounds and more and as far as the upper tier is concerned, which is far away from the ring, the minimum ticket prices are around 2000 pounds and more.
So if you are planning to watch the match live sitting at T- Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, get ready to spend some huge load of cash.
Sports lovers from all around the world, your dream has finally come true when the two of the most prolific and popular fighters, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, who are often regarded as the icon of their sports boxing and MMA respectively, are going to battle against each other this August on 26th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Although many have regarded this fight to be a ‘circus’ and a ‘joke’, this long awaiting fight is going to create lots of history of its own being the highest- grossing and the most watched show of all times and is anticipated to break all the existing box office records of the television industry.
Although many have regarded this fight to be a ‘circus’ and a ‘joke’, this long awaiting fight is going to create lots of history of its own being the highest- grossing and the most watched show of all times and is anticipated to break all the existing box office records of the television industry.