Publicity tour begins for Mayweather, McGregor clash

By Daily Sports on July 6, 2017

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  Former boxing world champion, Floyd Mayweather and UFC champion, Conor McGregor are set to begin a global publicity tour at Wembley Stadium this month to promote their Las Vegas fight.

The fight which is due on 26 August, will begin the worldwide promotion in London, a source close to both camps told the BBC.Thousands of fans could attend in what is expected to be a free event.

Details of the date, ticketing and arrangements are still closely guarded.American Mayweather, a former champion at five weights, is coming out of retirement at 40 to fight 28-year-old UFC lightweight champion McGregor from Ireland.

Both fighters are expected to earn up to $100m (£78.5m) from the bout, which would make it one of the richest in history. (BBC)

•Photo shows Mayweather, McGregor face-off.

Source Daily Sports

Posted July 6, 2017


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