The fight is set to be held between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. Mayweather is a 40-year-old boxing legend who has a professional record of 49 wins and 0 losses. Floyd Mayweather is a boxer who is known for his patience in the ring, as well as his masterful technicality when taking on different opponents. They call Floyd, Floyd "Money" Mayweather, this has to do with his immense career winnings. As of December 2016, Forbes reported that Floyd Mayweather had a net worth of approximately $340 million.
Conor McGregor, is a UFC fighter out of Dublin, Ireland who is known for both his showmanship and his ferociousness in the UFC octagon. Conor McGregor is the current Lightweight Champion in the UFC. With a professional UFC record of 21 wins and 3 losses and his lack of experience in the boxing ring. Many are questioning Conor's right to face Floyd in such a huge fight.
The rules being used in this fight between Mayweather and McGregor will be boxing rules. This is obviously an important factor to consider since Mayweather has lived and breathed his entire life inside of a boxing ring. Conversely, McGregor is an MMA fighter who is used to throwing and receiving a wider variety of attacks including elbows, knees, submissions and more. This fight is not a title fight as Mayweather is coming out of retirement to take on McGregor. It is purely a fight based around hype. While the ticket and pay-per-view sales are projected to exceed massive amounts and Mayweather is certainly happy about that, he still runs the risk of tarnishing his perfect record.
The fight is being held in Las Vegas.
The fight is being held on August 26th, 2017.
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