It's On: Mayweather-McGregor Pay Bout Set For Aug. 26

Boxing vs. MMA masters' bout could set pay-per-view buy record
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After much speculation, the Floyd Mayweather- Conor McGregor boxing match is official, both fighters confirmed via social media Wednesday.

The highly anticipated fight between the retired undefeated boxing champion Mayweather and current UFC MMA champion McGregor will take place Aug. 26 in Las Vegas.

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Mayweather, who has not fought since 2015, tweeted "its official" while McGregor tweeted "the fight is on."


IT'S OFFICIAL!!! https://t.co/ND07Ixugs2pic.twitter.com/JpqFW5WbcB

— Floyd Mayweather (@FloydMayweather) June 14, 2017

THE FIGHT IS ON. pic.twitter.com/KhW0u3jRft

— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) June 14, 2017



Showtime PPV will distribute the PPV boxing match, according to ESPN.com. Still unclear is how much the fight will cost and how many rounds the fight will be scheduled for. More as this story develops.

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