Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight date targeted for Aug. 26 . Fans are waiting and ESPN declared that the Probable date for Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight will be August 26, 2017 .
ESPN.com is reporting that the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight is possible for Aug. 26, 2017, after the original date was hijacked. ESPN references a “source with knowledge” for this information.
Mayweather Promotions plans to request the date from the Nevada State Athletic Commission for the much-anticipated boxing match between Mayweather, the former longtime pound-for-pound king and heavy favorite who plans to exit a 23-month retirement for the bout, and UFC superstar Conor McGregor, a source with knowledge of the plan told ESPN on Monday.
ESPN’s article goes on to state that Mayweather Promotions was slated to officially request the date for an unspecified promotion, but it dropped that request, probably because the deal is not yet finalized with Showtime.
ESPN’s source also said the bout would most likely take place at T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather vs McGregor fight date Aug. 26 that is not far away but few weeks after .
McGregor is currently in the application process for his Nevada boxing license, while Mayweather must renew his. Originally, the date they had been eyeing was reportedly Sept. 16, 2017, but that date was taken by Canelo-GGG, who, according to the article, requested a three-week window from the T-Mobile arena around their event so that Mayweather-McGregor wouldn’t eclipse them. The August date is exactly three weeks before September 16. McGregor warned us something big was coming.
The parties involved are determined not to repeat their experience negotiating Mayweather-Pacquiao.