Mayweather vs McGregor Live Stream , billed as The Money Fight, is an upcoming professional boxing super fight between undefeated five division professional boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and two division mixed martial arts world champion Conor McGregor. It will take place on August 26, 2017 at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada.
Mayweather vs McGregor Live
Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor Live UFC mixed martial arts promotion, Conor McGregor maintained an interest in boxing competitively again, and entertained the idea of a money fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mayweather reportedly talked to Freddie Roach to train McGregor for the fight in case it will happen. UFC president Dana White dismissed the rumors of a fight with Mayweather on The Dan Patrick Show, stating that Mayweather would have to contact him since McGregor was under contract with the UFC. In January 2017, it was reported that the two parties had entered an exploratory phase in negotiating a potential match between Mayweather and McGregor. On The Herd with Colin Cowherd, White openly offered to pay Mayweather $25 million to hold the proposed bout during a UFC event. He also predicted that pay-per-view viewership of the hypothetical bout could possibly rival Mayweather vs Pacquiao.
On March 7, 2016, Mayweather called upon McGregor to sign the paper and make it happen, arguing that if Conor McGregor really wants this fight to happen, stop blowing smoke up everybody’s ass. On March 10, 2017, Mayweather stated that only a fight with McGregor would make him come out of retirement. On March 16, 2017, Dana White backpedaled on his stance against a Mayweather-McGregor bout and said that he would not deprive McGregor in making a massive payday. On May 18, 2017, McGregor reportedly agreed to all of Mayweathers updated terms and signed the contract.
Conor Anthony McGregor is an Irish boxer and professional mixed martial artist who is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship UFC. He is the reigning UFC Lightweight Champion, and former UFC Featherweight Champion. During his career, McGregor has competed as a featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight.
In 2008, McGregor started his mixed martial arts MMA career and, in 2012, he won both the Cage Warriors Featherweight and Lightweight Championships, holding both titles concurrently before vacating them to sign with the UFC. In 2015, at UFC 194, McGregor defeated Jose Aldo for the UFC Featherweight Championship via knockout thirteen seconds into the first round. This was the fastest victory in UFC title fight history. Upon defeating Eddie Alvarez for the UFC Lightweight Championship at UFC 205, McGregor became the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight divisions simultaneously.
He is known for being the biggest pay per view draw in MMA history, as well as his extravagant lifestyle and trash talking. In 2016, he was the first MMA fighter to crack into the Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes list at with $22 million and was even higher in 2017, tied at 24 with $34 million in total earnings.
Floyd Mayweather Jr
Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. is an American professional boxer who also works as a boxing promoter. Widely considered to be one of the greatest boxers of all time, undefeated as a professional, and a five-division world champion, Mayweather has won fifteen world titles and the lineal championship in four different weight classes twice at welterweight. As an amateur, he won a bronze medal in the featherweight division at the 1996 Olympics. Mayweather is a two-time winner of The Ring magazines Fighter of the Year award, a three-time winner of the Boxing Writers Association of America BWAA Fighter of the Year award , and a six-time winner of the Best Fighter ESPY Award.
In 2016, Mayweather was ranked by ESPN as the greatest boxer, pound for pound, of the last 25 years. In the same year, he peaked as BoxRecs number one fighter of all time, pound for pound, as well as the greatest welterweight of all time. Many sporting news and boxing websites ranked Mayweather as the best boxer in the world, pound for pound, twice in a span of ten years; including The Ring, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, BoxRec, Fox Sports, and Yahoo! Sports. He is also regarded as the best defensive boxer in the sport, as well as being the most accurate puncher since the existence of CompuBox, having the highest plus minus ratio in recorded boxing history. By the time of his most recent fight in 2015, he had a record of 26 wins without a loss or draw in world title fights in lineal title fights 24 wins against former or current world titlists 12 wins against former or current lineal champions; and 2 wins against International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees.
In addition to his accomplishments in the ring, Mayweather is well known for being one of the most lucrative pay per view PPV attractions of all time, in any sport. He topped the Forbes and Sports Illustrated lists of the 50 highest paid athletes of 2012 and 2013 respectively, and the Forbes list again in both 2014 and 2015, listing him as the highest paid athlete in the world. In 2007, he founded Mayweather Promotions, his own boxing promotional firm after defecting from Bob Arums Top Rank. Mayweather has generated approximately 19.5 million in PPV buys and $1.3 billion in revenue throughout his career, surpassing the likes of former top PPV attractions including Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, Oscar De La Hoya, and Manny Pacquiao
McGregor is one of the elite mixed martial arts fighters in the world, but has never boxed before, either amateur or pro. He won the UFCs featherweight title in a 13-second knockout of Jose Aldo on Dec. 12, 2015. He then split a pair of non-title welterweight fights with Nate Diaz before knocking out Eddie Alvarez on Nov. 12, 2016, in New York to win the lightweight belt and become the first fighter to hold two UFC championships simultaneously.