Over the past few months, there has been no bigger story in sports than a possible battle between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor. Well, today the word on the e-streets is that The McGregor vs. Mayweather Fight Gets A Date & Location. According to Yahoo Sports, the word comes down that Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. have finalized the terms of their blockbuster, setting a date of August 26 in Las Vegas to do their thing.
The report states: “Terms of the deal were not available, but it will either be at the MGM Grand Garden or T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday approved the request from Mayweather Promotions to put on a boxing card on Aug. 26 at the MGM Grand. The venue could change, however, to T-Mobile.” Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe, UFC President Dana White, or Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza have yet to comment on the news, though McGregor took to Instagram to say “The Fight Is On.” Speak your thoughts on the news and give us your thoughts in the comments below. Stay tuned for more on this in the coming weeks!
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