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Details of Upcoming Mayweather vs McGregor Fight.

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Ladies and gentlemen, it’s gonna go down!!! The possibly most anticipated and controversial fight in combat history between Floyd Mayweather and Conor Mcgregor will be held this August.

The fight between the undefeated boxer, Floyd “Money” Mayweather from America against two-weight UFC world champion Conor McGregor from Ireland and has been tagged “The Money Fight“.

It will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on August 26, 2017.

The officials for the fight were named on August 16, 2017Robert Byrd will be the Referee while the judges include; Burt Clements, Dave Moretti and Guido Cavalleri.

The Nevada State Athletic Commission’s rule which requires10-ounce gloves for boxing matches contracted over 147 pounds (the fight is contracted at 154 pounds) was accepted by both athletes.

Later, McGregor said he wanted 8-ounce gloves and Mayweather agreed. The athletes submitted formal requests to box in 8-ounce gloves, which was also granted by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Floyd wrote:

Negotiations for the fight have lasted longer than a year, with each athlete demanding above $100m.

The exact financial details of the fight have not been disclosed, but both parties have insisted they were satisfied with the final negotiations.

In United States, the fight will be aired via Showtime pay-per-view, a type of pay television service by which a subscriber of a television service provider can purchase events to view via private telecast.

This will be available through both traditional television providers and various digital services, including the Showtime website and the UFC’s UFC.tv service.