Sports Brunt: Superfight a win-win for Mayweather, McGregor

22:12  16 june  2017
22:12  16 june  2017 Source:   Sportsnet

Report: Mayweather camp to request Aug. 26 for bout with McGregor

  Report: Mayweather camp to request Aug. 26 for bout with McGregor Floyd Mayweather's camp is targeting Aug. 26 as the date of a potential superfight against UFC's Conor McGregor, a source informed Dan Rafael of ESPN. Mayweather Promotions will formally request to the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) for the fight to be held on that Saturday.Word of Aug. 26 as the date of the bout first made waves Monday afternoon when a boxing event held by Mayweather Promotions was scheduled on the NSAC website.Related: Does Mayweather Promotions have Aug.

Conor McGregor has confirmed to that he has officially signed a contract to fight Floyd Mayweather . While the bout is not yet confirmed, bookmakers have begun taking money on who will win the proposed superfight .

A superfight between boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC superstar Conor McGregor is set for Aug. McGregor , the UFC’s first and only simultaneous two-weight champion, hasn’t fought since knocking out Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC’s lightweight title (155-pound division) in November.

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While one fighter always leaves the ring victorious at the end of a boxing match, you can make the argument that won’t be the case for the upcoming superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor.

Stephen Brunt joined Boomer in the Morning to explain how the amount of money on the table is unlike any McGregor would see from a UFC bout. On the other side, Mayweather has the chance to move his record to 50-0 against an opponent with no professional boxing experience.

You can listen to the full segment below:

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