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McGregor and Mayweather; The Heat is On

“Nobody is bummed out about this deal,” said Dana White, the president of the UFC. He later described the contest as “the biggest fight ever.”

What is considered the fight of the century, has been confirmed to take place on the 26th of August, 2017 at the T- Mobile arena. Floyd Mayweather and Conor Mcgregor will leave it all in the ring in a couple of months. This highly anticipated fight had been a floating rumour for over a year between the two fighters.

We finally have a match to look forward to.

Here Is What We Know So Far;

It is said that the fighters will receive over 100 million US dollars respectively.

Mayweather has been retired boxer for the past two years and McGregor isn’t a professional boxer. He’s a mixed-martial artist.

The two fighters are unbeatable in their respective categories. However, when pitted against each other; who knows?

This will most certainly be one of the most lucrative fights in history. With punters worldwide placing hefty wagers on a fighter and bookmakers setting up the best odds too.

This will be a fight to keep your eye on. Mayweather is professional boxing tyrant whilst McGregor has never fought professional boxing.

While it’s shocking to think that these two will actually fight, it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise based on their social media interactions over the last year and a half. It all started when Mayweather made a comment about McGregor having so much success because of his Irish heritage. It only escalated from there.

What We Know About The Fighters

Floyd Mayweather

Mayweather is 40 years old and has a record of 49 fights which he has won. He is an unrivalled professional boxer and also a world champion. Mayweather retired 2 years in fact.

It is estimated that this larger than life boxing figure is worth $1.3bln in revenue. This is fascinating considering he started as an amateur boxer.

His success stems from his unparalleled technique and he is quick on his feet against any opponent in the ring. He uses his time wisely and studies the opposing fighter. He strikes at the end and finishes the fight strong.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDaHZKgG1k4

Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is pretty much the stark opposite of Mayweather. McGregor is 29 years old and previously a plumber.

Whilst Mayweather is the champion is professional boxing, McGregor is the crowned champion in MMA.

He has a diverse background in mixed martial arts. He strikes his opponent with a variety of kicks and swinging attacks.

What truly sets McGregor apart from his opponents is his unshakable mindset. He enters the ring as a champion and leaves it as so. Once McGregor gets going, there is little you can do to stop him.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mhrWnEJZEU

McGregor will be looking to pull off one of the greatest upsets in the history of sports. He takes on Mayweather in his first professional boxing match.

Although the Irishman is a two-weight world champion in the sport of mixed martial arts, he has not boxed competitively since the age of 16.

In contrast, Mayweather is widely regarded as one of the best defensive boxers to have ever lived.

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