Saturday, August 26th is the date which both the boxing and MMA fans are waiting eagerly for the announcement of the match between the superstar of the world boxing, the G.O.A.T (Greatest of All Time) Floyd Mayweather and “The Notorious” MMA Star Conor McGregor. Yes, the news has been confirmed that both the giants will collide at midnight of 26th August 11, 2017, in T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, USA. There are a lot of options available to watch Floyd Mayweather vs Conor Mcgregor fight free and paid. Get PPV prices below.
The legend of the UFC McGregor will take on the five division unbeaten boxing champion Mayweather. The news has been confirmed by the players along with the officials.
When is the Battle Scheduled
The fight is expected to happen on 26th August 2017, i.e. on Saturday. The broadcast will begin at 9 PM, and the match will commence at 11:59 PM.
Where Will the Fight Happen?
The match is organized at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, USA. It will provide the perfect ambiance for the great match with a capacity of around 20,000 audiences.
Which TV Channels Will Telecast the Match?
If you are not able to visit the arena, you will not wish to miss the event. That is why there are some options available to watch the match on your TV and other means.
- Online PPV options
- Sky Sports Box Office (UK)
- Match TV ( For Russian viewers free of cost)
- Showtime (USA)
- US TV
- TV Channels ( Free and Paid)
- OSN Play ( For Middle East)
- SuperSport (For African Region)
- Tentative Broadcasters
- BT Sports (UK)
- ITV Sports (USA)
It is speculated to be one of the highest grossing sports events till now. The Sky Sports will be charging £19.95 for showing the event. The price is expected to rise to £24.95 if the booking is made via telephone and after midnight of August 25th, Friday 2017. So, if you want to experience the extravagant event with a smaller pinch in the pocket, it is suggested to book the show in advance.
The undercard that has been announced will be of boxing rather than MMA. The rules and regulations have been set for the match as per the standard boxing rules. Even the boxing gloves will be 10 ounces gloves in comparison to the smaller ones used in MMA.
These rules may create a bit confusing for the MMA start McGregor, but he is still confident enough in his skills.
What are the Odds of the Match?
The odds are definitely in favor of the boxing champion, and undefeated star Floyd Mayweather as his track record only says everything with 49 wins and 0 losses along with 26 Kos. So, he is probably giving his 200 % in his 50th match which will also be his comeback after retirement.
The odds are: –
- Floyd Mayweather – 1/6
- Conor McGregor – 4/1
- Draw – 40/1
So, it is the boxer who is the favorite in comparison to the MMA superstar McGregor, but he is also completely prepared for the challenge as his speed, skills, and age is in his favor.