Mayweather, who retired in September 2015 after winning all 49 of his pro fights, will face the Irish UFC superstar at the T-Mobile arena on the Las Vegas Strip.
Meanwhile, Conor McGregor is the best that MMA has to offer and the first fighter in the history of the UFC who won held two championship belts at the same time. He's younger than the 40-year-old boxing legend, has a two-inch reach advantage and will be the heavier fighter when they step into the ring in 73 days.The contracted weight for the fight is 154 pounds.
Stephen Espinoza, the head of Showtime Sports, who will air the money spinning fight, said, "This is really an unprecedented event".
"It would be the same thing if a fighter went into the octagon".
It was announced Wednesday that the UFC lightweight champion would take on Mayweather in a boxing match. We'll just have to wait and see if that's even close to enough to compete with one of the greatest boxers of all-time. "If it happens both guys will make a lot of money, but Mayweather wins".
Conor McGregor is the biggest attraction in MMA and one of the biggest draws in all of sports. Las Vegas oddsmakers list Mayweather a -1200 favorite and McGregor a +700 underdog. The fight has the potential to be the richest in history, with many claiming that Mayweather vs. McGregor has a net worth of over $1 billion.
McGregor's agent, Audie Attar, said McGregor is committed to boxing only in this fight. I can see him doing it. "He knows Conor McGregor is coming after him and Floyd's looking to get him up out of there, too".
It's being speculated that both men will be paid a staggering $100 million each for the fight to be aired on pay-per-view TV.
In contrast, the Tory share of the vote went from 15% to 28% as the party's tally of MPs increased from just one to 13. Mr Blackford's supporters say he is popular in the party and would help reconnect with rural communities.
We didnt get a specific timeframe for the debut of the service - all Apple said is its coming later this year . While Amazon Prime Video has never been included on Apple TV , the dispute has been more than a one-way affair.
The U.S. has 8,400 troops deployed in Afghanistan to train and advise Afghan forces; most rarely participate in direct combat. USA and Afghan forces however have been battling Islamic State militants in Nangarhar province since the beginning of 2015.
The game will also secretly give one player a secret objective (hence the name), that could put them at odds with the others. The collection now consists of five titles, one of which-Hidden Agenda-is made by Until Dawn developer Supermassive Games.
The new app review guidelines stipulate that developers may no longer create their own pop-ups to ask for a rating. Perhaps it is due to that lack of adoption that the company wasted little time before requiring its use.
North Korea says he has been in a coma for more than a year, after taking a sleeping pill while fighting food poisoning. In the past, North Korea has held out until senior USA officials or statesmen came to personally bail out detainees.
People in the crowds chanted "Death to Saudi Arabia " alongside the more customary slogans against the United States and Israel. The ministry announced on Friday it had caught more than 41 suspects in connection to the Tehran attacks across the country.
May's chief of staff Nick Timothy , left, and Joint-chief of staff Fiona Hill leave the Conservative Party headquarter on Friday. Mr Leslie said Labour missed an "open goal" as he had "never known" a more beatable prime minister than Theresa May .
US, CentAm officials meet as Trump signals shift
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Trump says Scalise shooter is dead
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Minecraft Cross Play and 4K Update
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Gunman opens fire on members of Congress at park, later dies
Brooks said Scalise, the House Majority Whip from Louisiana , was hit in the hip, and about four other people were shot . He also said he used his belt as a tourniquet to help one of the victims saying the shooter appeared to be a white male.
Exiting European climate accord is good for Texas
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Middlesbrough appoint former Leeds boss Garry Monk
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Modi meets Xi, calls for respecting each others core concerns
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Oil futures pick up on news of fall in US crude stockpiles
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