Floyd “Money” Mayweather is a well-known professional boxer and promoter now that he has retired after going undefeated his whole career. Mayweather made his retirement final in 2015. Since then he has yet to set foot in the ring to Fight.
Now he has a reason and a challenge from Connor Mcgregor, the Irish professional mixed martial artist who currently holds the reigning UFC Lightweight Champion title. Mayweather Jr. will be coming out of his retirement to fight McGregor and this catches the attention of millions of people.
This fight will be on an astronomical event for the skilled fighters. The match will give both sports icons a chance to go head to head in a legal boxing match. The fight will be contested at the junior middleweight 154-pound limit.
Although McGregor has never been involved in a boxing match before, he still has a pretty good chance based on his punching ability. Mayweather has been the favorite to win in the showdown based on home-field advantage and pure well-crafted talent in the sport of boxing.
The fight is scheduled for August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Speculations of the fight predict this will be a serious cash cow situation. Both men claim they are the headliner, so each man demands about $100 million. The fight was confirmed on twitter by McGregor; “THE FIGHT IS ON.” Followed by Mayweather posting a promotional video on Instagram with the caption “It’s official."