LIVE UPDATES: Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight
MANILA, Philippines - The moment of truth is upon us as undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr returns from a two-year retirement to face Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champ Conor McGregor in his first ever pro boxing match.
The crossover fight will take place Saturday, August 26 (Sunday Manila time) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Mayweather, 40, will bring his 49-0 (26 knockouts) record to the ring while McGregor, 29, hasn't had a competitive boxing match since he was a teenage amateur.
At the pre-fight weigh-in, McGregor tipped the scales at 153 pounds while Mayweather was 149.5 pounds.
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