Date: Saturday 26, August 2017
Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Commission: Nevada Athletic Commission
Promoter: Leonard Ellerbe (Mayweather Promotions)
Matchmaker: John Beninati
On the 26th of August, the fight many thought would never happen after a lifetime of speculation and interviews from both fighters is going to reach our televisions worldwide. The fight promises to be historic, entertaining and record breaking. The reaction to the fight has been extremely mixed with some professional boxers voicing their opinions against the fight and wars taking place on social media between opposing fans. Some would argue that this event is bad for the sport of boxing and that the fight is just a massive money grab but the fact remains, this event is on the tip of everyone’s tongues and the whole world will be tuning in to watch what will be a once in a lifetime show. Read More
What TV channel will it be on?
The fight is being shown on:
Sky Box Office (UK)
Showtime Sports (USA)
USA FOX (USA)
Australia Main Event (Australia)
Panama RPC Channel 4 (Panama)
Hungary Sport 1 (Hungary)
How much will it cost to watch?
American fights fans will have to pay $89.99 which is equivalent of £69.85 in pounds to watch the fight standard definition – HD costs a whooping $99.99 (£77.60).
PPV in UK is a lot cheaper and fight fans can watch the fight for £19.95 ($25.58) or €24.95 if you live in Republic of Ireland.
Who is on the undercard?
Gervonta Davis vs Francisco Fonseca
Nathan Cleverly vs Badou Jack
Andrew Tabiti vs Steve Cunningham
Juan Heraldez vs Jose Miguel Borrego
Kevin Newman vs Mark Anthony Hernandez
Savannah Marshall vs Amy Coleman
What venue will hold it?
The fight will take place at the 20,000 capacity T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
What are the odds?
William Hill – Mayweather 2/9 Draw 40/1 McGregor 7/2
SKY Bet – Mayweather 1/5 Draw 33/1 McGregor 7/2
32Red – Mayweather 11/50 Draw 50/1 McGregor 15/4
What weight will they fight at?
They will fight at the light-middleweight limit of 154lb.
McGregor – UFC/MMA
22 wins (18 KOs)
Mayweather – Professional Boxing
49 wins (26 KOs)