The much talked-about matchup between the undefeated and self-proclaimed “TBE” of boxing, Floyd Mayweather and UFC top dog, Conor McGregor is officially set for Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The fight was first confirmed by Yahoo Sports.
Dana White confirmed on ESPN’s Sports Center that the fight will take place at 154 pounds.
Dana White on SportsCenter says Mayweather vs. McGregor will be at T-Mobile Arena and at 154 pounds.
— MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) June 14, 2017
Both Mayweather and McGregor made the fight official on their respective Twitter and Instagram accounts, with McGregor already poking fun at Mayweather by posting a picture of his Mayweather Sr. as his opponent.
THE FIGHT IS ON. pic.twitter.com/KhW0u3jRft
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) June 14, 2017
Boxing fans have been vocal about the matchup, with most people dismissing it as a circus money grab.
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