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Mayweather vs McGregor fight date announced

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Lamar Ellis | 16 June, 2017, 04:58

Mayweather vs. McGregor will take place at 154-pounds. McGregor is a tough competitor. "Whenever he hits people, they fall", said White.

The fight has stirred a mixed response amongst both casual and hardcore boxing fans and will continue to do so right up until fight night. "He's very happy, I'm very happy, and I can't wait".

UFC boss Dana White said Conor McGregor is "absolutely 100 per cent positive" that he will beat Floyd Mayweather Jr in their hotly-anticipated showdown.

In order to make sure that doesn't happen, UFC president Dana White confirmed late Wednesday on a media conference call that language was added to the contract, including the kind of financial penalties that are created to deter such practices.

"THE FIGHT IS ON", McGregor tweeted several minutes earlier, posting a picture of himself next to one of Mayweather's father, Floyd Sr.

2 - Number of UFC titles now held by McGregor. As the "A-side", Mayweather will garner more than half of the final purse.

No conformation has been provided at this time from Mayweather Promotions, UFC, Showtime or the fighters. And Mayweather isn't exactly an entertaining fighter - at least not to the casual fight fan, who will make up a good majority of viewers.

That fight ended up generating more than $400 million in ppv revenue, in addition to a live gate of $72,198,500. - Anthony Joshua campaigning to fight on the Mayweather/McGregor undercard. McGregor is a southpaw, which has given Mayweather trouble in the past, but the gloves will also be bigger than what he is accustomed to in the UFC, which could take away some of his power.

Who will win? Totally depends on who you ask.

"One thing I've been impressed with when I've been watching Conor McGregor is his hand game". "That's why I think they should put out the $100 price tag again and let Conor's mouth do the talking".

Mayweather, a former five-weight world champion and widely considered the best boxer of his generation, retired unbeaten in 2015 after 49 bouts, and retired for the first time in 2008 after 39 fights.

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