Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor,the biggest ever Boxing match. The hustle is getting wild as the notorious boy- Conor McGregor has challenged the American Boxer for a million dollar Boxing Match with a record holding win streak of 49-0 by none other than Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather. Later this month, the once-retired all-time great boxer Mayweather will take on UFC’s big dog Conor McGregor in Las Vegas.
The fight is happening on Saturday 26 August. While the times haven’t been announced, The bout will be housed in the T-Mobile arena on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada. The venue has held major fights in the past, including UFC 202, in which Mc Gregor beat Diaz on points.
Mayweather retired in 2015 with an unblemished 49-0 professional boxing record.
He is widely regarded as one of the best defensive fighters ever, and prides himself on his ability to evade punishment with his skillful movement about the ring while making adjustments against opponents on the fly.
A win for Mayweather would move him ahead of former heavyweight great Rocky Marciano, who also retired with a perfect 49-0 career record.
McGregor, the UFC’s reigning lightweight champion and former featherweight champion, is known as much for his bravado as for his explosive knockout power inside an MMA octagon.
What are the rules of the fight?
The fight will be held under boxing rules, presenting a huge challenge for mixed martial artists McGregor as he faces off against one of the greatest defensive boxers in history.
Adding to McGregor’s challenge, the fighters will be using 10-ounce boxing gloves instead of the smaller UFC gloves and he will not be allowed to use the leg kicks or takedowns that are used in mixed martial arts.
It will be a big take down this month, a horrific display of blood and sweat expected.