Sports Report: Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight could happen in August

12:37  13 june  2017
12:37  13 june  2017 Source:   yardbarker.com

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The Floyd Mayweather - Conor McGregor fight rumors kicked into high gear on Monday after it was reported that Mayweather’s company reserved an August date at the undefeated fighter ’s favorite fight venue. However, he reports the fight is still likely to happen , and still could happen on Aug.

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The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight rumors kicked into high gear on Monday after it was reported that Mayweather’s company reserved an August date at the undefeated fighter’s favorite fight venue, the MGM Grand.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Gilbert Manzano reported on Monday that Mayweather Promotions reserved Aug. 26 for a fight between him and McGregor. The Nevada State Athletic Commission said neither fighter had finished getting a license to box in the state (Mayweather is retired and McGregor is an MMA fighter), which may have cooled the report a bit.

How much will it cost to watch Mayweather vs. McGregor?

  How much will it cost to watch Mayweather vs. McGregor? The late-summer showdown between undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC fighter Conor McGregor has generated nothing but hype since it was announced Wednesday evening. And while the fight itself may not ultimately live up to its billing, you can expect ticket and Showtime pay-per-view prices to approach record highs.Specific numbers for both are yet to be determined, but a good guide to the Aug. 26 fight would be Mayweather’s bout against Manny Pacquiao in 2015. That cost viewers $99.95 on Showtime and HBO. In-person tickets for that fight cost between $1,500 and $7,500 before resale, and sold out in a flash.

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Conor McGregor 's coach, John Kavanagh, became the latest party to weigh in on the ongoing saga involving the potential superfight between the UFC superstar and retired boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr Canelo Hopes to Fight Again in August or September.

The LA Times’ Lance Pugmire addressed the report via Twitter Monday night and said that Mayweather had retracted his Aug. 26 MGM request. However, he reports the fight is still likely to happen, and still could happen on Aug. 26.

Mayweather making big enough plans to reserve a fight venue shows he is serious about this fight. And why wouldn’t he be? He’s built his career around the concept of maximizing revenue while minimizing in-ring risk. Taking on a fighter as popular as McGregor, who doesn’t have any pro boxing experience, hits as close to Mayweather’s mantra as possible. With reports estimating the fight revenue at $600 million, it’s easy to see why Mayweather wants to get things done.

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<p>Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans expecting Conor McGregor to have a puncher’s chance against Floyd Mayweather Jr. this August</p>

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