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

21:27  15 june  2017
21:27  15 june  2017 Source:   Sports Illustrated

White refutes report he's out of Mayweather-McGregor negotiations

  White refutes report he's out of Mayweather-McGregor negotiations Don't remove Dana White from the Mayweather-McGregor equation just yet. The UFC president is denying a report from the Los Angeles Times that stated he is no longer involved in negotiations for a boxing bout between Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. "Let me tell you what, when the LA Times - we live in a world right now where you can't believe anything that you read," White told TMZ Sports. "WhoThe UFC president is denying a report from the Los Angeles Times that stated he is no longer involved in negotiations for a boxing bout between Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor.

White has revealed a series of details about the fight, including that it will be held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the weight limit, rules and the RTE.ie 4 hours ago - Sports. Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor : How much are the tickets likely to cost and where will I be able to watch it ?

Ticket and PPV prices for the eagerly anticipated Mayweather vs McGregor boxing match will likely rival those set for the American's earlier contest There has not yet been any information on how much tickets for the fight will cost , although as with the pay-per-view price, ticket costs will likely rival


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.

McGregor getting overwhelming amount of bets in Mayweather fight

  McGregor getting overwhelming amount of bets in Mayweather fight Conor McGregor opened as a heavy underdog against Floyd Mayweather Jr after the fight was officially announced on Wednesday, but the odds have taken a big swing in less than 24 hours. According to Las Vegas insider R.J. Bell, the Westgate had Mayweather at -900 to win and McGregor at +600. Those odds changed after more than 90 percent of the early action came in on McGregor. #MayweatherMcGregor November (Westgate) Mayweather -2500 McGregor +1100 Yesterday -900 +600 Today -650 +500 90+% of bets on McGregor! — RJ Bell (@RJinVegas) June 15, 2017 McGregor has never had a professional boxing fight in his life, and Mayweather is a perfect 49-0. It’s hard to imagine many scenarios in which McGregor comes out on top, but a lot of gamblers clearly feel the potential payout makes backing the UFC star worth it. Even if McGregor loses, the amount of money he is expected to make is astronomical.

Floyd Mayweather sets date for fight with Conor McGregor as the pair say it will be strictly boxing in Las Vegas. The hype is definitely on for this one and we should expect fireworks and more . Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor head-to-head.

Here’s how much it ’ll probably cost to buy the fight on pay-per-view. The fight everyone’s been talking about for months is actually going to happen. It looks like Floyd Mayweather vs . Conor McGregor is happening.

In-person tickets for that fight cost between $1,500 and $7,500 before resale, and sold out in a flash. Expect more of the same this time around.

Details of the Mayweather-Pacquiao PPV prices were released just over a month before the 2015 fight, so fans might have to wait until mid-July to get finalized numbers.

Mayweather, who retired from boxing after his last fight in September 2015, is an early heavy favorite in the Las Vegas fight. McGregor boxed when he was younger but is largely expected to be overpowered come August.

Despite the mismatch, one of the biggest reasons this fight has felt inevitable is because of the money. Each fighter could earn payouts of more than $100 million, according to Yahoo Sports. On TV, the match is likely to exceed the record-setting 4.6 million PPV purchases for Mayweather-Pacquiao.

PPVs for big boxing matches and UFC fights usually cost around $59.

This article was originally published on SI.com

Report: Mayweather retracts Aug. 26 date request for McGregor bout .
The latest Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor rumor was barely out of the box before it was brushed aside. On Monday, it was reported that Mayweather Promotions had reserved an Aug. 26 date at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for the prospective crossover bout, but that request has already been verbally retracted according to Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times, citing Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett. © Jim Young / REUTERS The request was to be discussed at an NSAC meeting Wednesday and Bennett clarified that the date is not necessarily off the table.

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