Conor McGregor is the ace of the MMA, UFC. With such achievements and million fans around the world, the respective fighter has been migrating to the boxing world to challenge the best defender on earth, Mayweather. Here is everything you need to know about Conor McGregor Fight, the super welterweight bout which is ruled under Boxing rules.
Both McGregor and Mayweather are the aces in their sporting category. So it is not exaggerating that it is called as the fight of the century, among its dozens names of the fight. If you are the diehard fan of McGregor, here is everything that you need to know about McGregor super welterweight fight with Floyd Mayweather.
Mayweather vs McGregor Fight
Date: Saturday, August 26th, 2017
Time: 9 p.m. ET (Main card)
Live Stream: SHOWTIME PPV
Location: T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States
First things first, you’ll need to know where and when the fight will happen. As McGregor Fight Time, it will happen on August 26 or August 27 AEST.
For the McGregor Fight place, it is set to happen at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The exact starting time of the bout is 17 hours behind Sydney local time. So some folks in some regions need to wake early to anticipate the fight. For those who are not planning to attend the venue of the McGregor Fight, you could opt to watch McGregor Fight Live Stream from the PPV option, Showtime.
It is not a new thing anymore that McGregor has made such a bold move. He is going to do the crossover fight against Mayweather. He will perform as the rookie in the boxing world, without a single experience in professional boxing. The hype is real. And the reason is obvious.
The Conor McGregor Fight against Floyd Mayweather will happen as 12 round super welterweight match up which works under the boxing rules. So, it weighs down to McGregor since he can’t use his kicks and strike down. The legendary boxer Mayweather will have tons of advantages when fighting against the Irish fighter. The unprecedented event will happen on Saturday, August 26 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The event telecast is promoted by Mayweather Promotions. It is produced and distributed by the Showtime PPV. So it can be the only option for those who are not purchasing the tickets for the bout.
Conor McGregor Fight has been quite a hype around the internet because of many speculations happening within the fans as well as the other sides. McGregor, however, has been showing he is 100% ready with the bout, considering his late posts in social media showing his progress in training.
Still, many have their doubt about McGregor’s ability to handle Mayweather. Not to mention that many years that he needs to catch up to defeat Mayweather. But there is no doubt in the Irish fighter that he could do pivotal damages to Mayweather and put “Money” back into the retirement.
As we quoted from the first tour of the 4 consequential press conference, he stated that he would knock Mayweather down in four rounds.
If you are a diehard fan of this respective fighter, be prepared. The bout will set to happen on August 26 at Las Vegas. Many consider this a simply mismatch bout that should never happen, but there are also folks who optimistically call this as “Fight of the Century”. From a business perspective, it is also called as “Money Fight of the Century”.
Indeed, we can forget about the most expensive fight happening in 2015 back then, when Mayweather faced against Pacquiao in May. That bout broke the bank of the viewers. But the current fight is no different. It is estimated as the record breaker.
Experts and the sports enthusiasts confirmed that this fight will make around 600 million bucks from combined revenues – ticketing, PPV, and sponsorships.
Both McGregor and Mayweather will surely swim in the ocean of money, for sure. It is reported that Mayweather will earn approximately 100 million bucks, while the favorite fighter, McGregor will earn approximately 75 million dollars, 25 million bucks less.
This money fight will spin a lot of money. Even hell can’t contain it anymore. The marvelous spectacle is determined as the seat burners around the world. For those who want to attend the venue, ones should spend around $500 for the cheapest seats. Most expensive seats will cost around $100,000.
Since the day the bout was officially announced, the oddsmakers started to show their prediction. Obviously, Mayweather opened as the most favorite one. But, let’s be open-minded here. There is a chance for McGregor to win over Mayweather.
Though Mayweather has a spectacular record, he is older. The Irish fighter has primer condition and younger. His left punch is notorious. Even a pro boxer will need to stay away from it to survive the rounds. However, the bigger question is that “Can he land a punch with his hand covered by the gloves?”. Or other question “Is his left punch still viable with the glove?”. Many doubt it. But not with Chris Van Heerden, who did sparring with McGregor not long time ago. He stated that McGregor was a high-level boxer. Pro would not want to mess with McGregor.
Of course, boxing is the only way the two finish their arguments. Inside the cage in the UFC category, Mayweather won’t stand a chance. Now McGregor movements are limited. He will only need to rely on his two strong hands. This will be a big spectacle, at least. And it won’t be finished pretty quick either.
Mayweather who has a perfect 49-0 record will put his incredible record on the line. Who knows, McGregor can turn the table later on August 26. McGregor himself stated that he would finish Mayweather in just 4 rounds. But that won’t be easy. Mayweather is regarded as the best defender in the boxing world. Plus, his prides protect him from losing. McGregor will have to max out all of what he has.
Curious about the result? Make sure you won’t miss the bout!