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Mayweather vs McGregor start time: TV Channel, How to watch Live Stream, Results and Updates

Who will win?

Floyd Mayweather Jr. will fight Conor McGregor in one of the most anticipated boxing match in the history on August 26, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight is on as Mayweather Jr. utililized the social media to announce it on Wednesday. Retiring fter his fight against Manny Pacquiao 23 months ago, Mayweather will return to the boxing ring for an unfinished business what can eclipse in gross income his previous fight against the Filipino icon. The Mayweather-McGregor fight is absolutely one that millions of boxing and MMA fans are anticipating for in the recent months.

The Mayweather vs McGregor fight would be considered as one of the most captivating match at the boxing junior middleweight weight limit of 154 pounds. It is interesting to note that McGregor can capture millions of UFC spectators to watch the fight. Thus, it the Mayweather-McGregor fight can command millions of money that could thwart the record-breaking Mayweather-Pacquiao fight two years ago.

The 28-year-old McGregor will temporarily come out from his current status as a UFC fighter to try to beat the undefeated Mayweather in the boxing world. McGregor is currently the holder of two different divisions and one of the most popular MMF fighters. McGregor will be making his first professional boxing appearance against one of the best boxers who loved to fight as long as in the right financial cause.

Mayweather vs McGregor odds

The opening odds at Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas presents Mayweather as a -1,100 favorite while McGregor is at +700. Surely, Mayweather continues to be the favorite in almost all of his fights because of his capability on the defense as well as connecting on his jabs.

How much money is involved?

The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight in 2015 reached a total gross of $623.5 million. Though millions of fans were denied of an interesting fight that went totally into boring, this upcoming fight may not be the same because of McGregor’s ability to attack. Besides Pacquiao was injured in fighting Mayweather, this is a different giant. With 2,000 capacity at T-Mobile arena, ticket sales will probably dwarf what Mayweather and Pacquiao brought in that megafight. McGregor can sell tickets from fans coming in Europe just as what Pacquiao did in the Philippines.

Furthermore, the Pay-Per-View Sales could also make history in numbers because of the deep interest of UFC and boxing fans alike. The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight reached about $455 million and the projected PPV sales for Mayweather-McGregor fight is now at $475 million.

“I think we thought that there wasn’t going to be anything like that fight again, but if there was, it would be this one,” said Tammy Ross, who worked for HBO for 25 years, last as senior vice president of HBO PPV through ESPN. “That’s why I think they should put out the $100 price tag again and let Conor’s mouth do the talking.”

Prediction

While many believe that this fight can attract a lot of money, the fight itself will not bring forth what the people are expecting – an upset. Because the boxing rules will be applied, not MMA, Mayweather has all the advantages in the world to win again. Nothwithstanding the fact that Mayweather is older, he is wise enough not to lose against McGregor.

How to watch?

The Mayweather vs McGregor boxing fight is televised on Showtime in a Pay-Per-View basis. While there’s no amount of what the cost of the figth in PPV, expect it to be around $100. Live streaming of the Mayweather vs McGregor fight is available in Showtime website. We will update you for the exact Mayweather vs McGregor live stream online information in the coming days.

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