Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor – CONFIRMED

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The unthinkable has happened.

A fight between Irish mixed martial artist Conor McGregor [0-0] and retired five-weight champion Floyd Mayweather [49(26)-0] has been confirmed.

A fight saga which has rumbled on for months, both parties tonight confirmed via Twitter that the fight will take place on Saturday August 26th in Las Vegas.

McGregor would jokingly tweet a picture of himself and Floyd Mayweather Sr, before ‘Money’ May followed up with a tweet of his own, confirming the bout which will be aired on Showtime pay-per-view.

LISTEN: Gavan Casey and Joe O’Neill speak to Luke Keeler and Paddy Barnes on Episode 6 of The Irish Boxing Show:

Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie