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Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor to meet in mega-fight on August 28 :: world boxing news

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Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor to meet in mega-fight on August 28 :: world boxing news15/06/2017 10:36

Former pound-for-pound king and five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (49-0, 26 KOs) will fight UFC superstar Conor McGregor on August 26 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Mayweather, 40,  made the official announcement on social media on Wednesday, confirming that he will come out of retirement to face 28-year-old McGregor in a boxing match.

The bout will be contested at the light middleweight limit of 154 pounds. No major world titles will be at stake.

McGregor is one of the best professional mixed martial artist in the world and last year became the first UFC fighter to simultaneously hold titles in two different divisions, which was featherweight and lightweight. But the Irish southpaw will be a huge underdog when he makes his debut in the ring against boxing legend Mayweather.

The American has not fought since outpointing Andre Berto in September 2015, but in returning Mayweather gets the chance to move him past the great 49-0 Rocky Marciano record with his 50th win.

Former pound-for-pound king and five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (49-0, 26 KOs) will fight UFC superstar Conor McGregor on August 26 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Mayweather, 40,  made the official announcement on social media on Wednesday, confirming that he will come out of retirement to face 28-year-old McGregor in a boxing match.
The bout will be contested at the light middleweight limit of 154 pounds. No major world titles will be at stake.
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