Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor: Where and when is the fight? What are the best betting tips? How to watch, Who will win?

The biggest fight of all time is going ahead. We answer the main questions for the fight ahead.

Whether you’re going to the fight, or in the UK, Ireland, US, Germany or Baghdad; you’ll get all the information you need here!
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Odds & Tips

Let’s just say all bookies are backing Mayweather to win. Fighter condition may adjust the odds closer to the fight. If McGregor wins with a few diehard UFC fans coming in with some big punts, it could be a disaster night for the bookies. Cheltenham 2016 all over again for them!

As of July 26th 2017, there had already been a staggering £7.8 Million legally wagered on the fight. Probably time we all get involved!
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as of 27/07/2017

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When is the fight?

The fight is set to take place on Saturday, August 26, 2017. The time has not been confirmed as of yet. Most likely a late night for UK viewers, we estimate a 4 AM fight time will make sense and we highly doubt it will be any earlier. The official broadcast starts at 2am BST.

Where is the fight happening?

It would be a dream to hold this in Ireland, however, it is the obvious choice of La Vegas. The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Strip, Nevada. Same setting as UFC 202, when McGregor beat Nate Diaz.
A new arena for Las Vegas, but for fights to date, it has provided some great bouts!

Where to watch it?

On Friday, August 26th Sky Box Office will be showing the fight for £19.95 (€24.95). The under card is expected to get underway at 02:00 BST, with Mayweather and McGregor not due to enter the ring until at least 04.00 BST on Sunday morning.

Don’t have Sky yet? you can call Sky and get hooked up to watch the fight on 3442 410 888. If you’re phoning from the Republic of Ireland, the number to call is 0818 220 225.
You can also create an account online and pay at:
www.skysports.com/boxofficelive

The Pay Per View cost to watch Mayweather vs McGregor is £19.95 (or €24.95 if you’re in the Republic of Ireland)

Other options?

You can watch the fight in HD via the Sky Go Box Office app for Sky Sports, here you can watch the fight live in HD on desktop computer, Macbook, NOW TV box, iPhone, iPad, Android phone, Android tablet, or any other device which supports Sky Go.

You can also watch the fight on NOW TV, but you must still pay for the fight via the Box Office. NOW TV is only £6.99 for the month, and you can even get 10% off a day pass HERE

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What are the rules?

This is what everybody wants to know. It will be a boxing match. So the odds are favouring Mayweather right? No mixed martial arts for McGregor this time. Mayweather is one the greatest defensive boxers of all time. Can he put in one last performance to seal his greatness even further. The small UFC gloves will be replaced with 10-ouce boxing gloves, adding extra weight on the arms of McGregor. Both fighters are expected to weigh in around 154 pounds according to Dana White.

The Fight Purse

The fight will undoubtedly be the biggest purse of all time. Ring-side seats alone cost a staggering $100,000, with the lowest price tickets being $500. The ring-side seats attendees include stars such as Jamie Foxx, with rumours that President Donald Trump may show up for the grand fight.

The fight is expected to take +5 million Pay Per Views which will bring net cash revenue of circa $500 Million. The sponsorship is likely to hit nearly $25 Million, whilst betting in Nevada alone is expected to reach +$30 Million, international investment and media deals will top $35 Million and merchandise is expected to go over the $2 Million mark.

The exact fight purse split isn’t yet known due to a confidentiality agreement, however, reports suggest a 70/30 split in Mayweather’s favour.

Records and Achievements

Mayweather is coming out of retire for this one-off historical fight. He is unbeaten 49-0 which is a boxing record. If Mayweather wins he’ll exceed Rocky Marciano who also finished his career 49-0. Without a doubt, Mayweather is one the best defensive fighters of all time.

As for McGregor, he was the first UFC fighter to hold two belts at the same time. He has always backed up his talk with explosive knockouts. Recently proving he can also go the long haul as he did against Nate Diaz. Can he realistically beat one of the greatest all round boxers?

Floyd Mayweather

“The only thing I am chasing is my own records. And I mean pay-per-view records. We have to give the people what they want to see. The fans demand that fight; we have to give them what they want to see to make them happy.”

“This guy said I’m a p***y, I’m scared, I’m a chicken. All 49 said the same thing and all the results were the same.”

“When I was a young fighter I could brag and boast and say I’m going to take his a** and do this and that. I’m Floyd Mayweather. But once I reached the top I didn’t have anything to say.”

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Conor McGregor

I am a filthy Irish animal.

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“Watch me take over boxing, trust me on that,” McGregor told the media. “Watch me step in and shock the whole damn world. I’m 28, a confident motherr f****r, long, rangy, dangerous with both hands. Believe me, I’m going to step in there and knock out Floyd and you’re all going to eat your words. I am boxing.”

“He’s 40 years of age. He’s a little…he’s got a little head on him. Honestly, my fist is bigger than his head. I sleep people. I put people unconscious. I’m stating facts. If I hit that man, his head is gonna go into the bleachers. You understand that? If I crack that little head of his, it’s gonna go clean off his shoulders and up into the bleachers.”

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