Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor is official, fight set for August 26th

Floyd Mayweather, the greatest boxer of his generation, will take on UFC champion Conor McGregor on August 26 in Las Vegas.

The mega-fight, which will be contested over 12 rounds and which could generate upwards of £500million, was finally confirmed on Wednesday night following weeks of negotiations and months of speculation.

Mayweather will fight for the first time in two years at the T-Mobile Arena while McGregor will box professionally for the first time ever.

UFC president Dana White has claimed McGregor will earn $100m (£78.5m) from the fight while Mayweather is likely to pocket significantly more.

The UFC chief then went on to reveal that Mayweather vs McGregor will take place at a weight of 154lbs.

He said: “Conor McGregor is 100 percent positive he will win this fight.” 

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