The fight that could never happen is shaping up to be the combat sports event of the decade. With less than a week to go before these two fighters meet at T-Mobile Arena, boxing and MMA fans are asking the big question. Can Conor McGregor pull off one of the greatest upsets in sports history this weekend?
What are the Odds on the Fight?
The odds on the Connor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight have shifted like a weather vane in a thunderstorm over the past year, as the fight went from a vague hypothetical to a true-blue scheduled event. The opening odds had Mayweather as a huge favorite at -2,250 with McGregor at +950. That changed fairly quickly as bets came pouring in, dipping to around -1000 for Mayweather and +700 for Connor. The current odds are listed as Floyd Mayweather at -400 and Conor McGregor at +290, with the odds of a draw at +3000.
What Time does the Fight Start?
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will face off in Las Vegas this Saturday, August 26. The main event is scheduled to begin at 11 p.m. ET, but main event fights can often start a little after the projected start time. There are also seven fights on the undercard, headlined by Gervonta Davis vs. Francisco Fonseca.
How Can You Watch the Fight?
Mayweather vs. McGregor will be available in the U.S. on Showtime boxing pay-per-view with live streaming available for various devices. The PPV fight will cost $99.95 in HD (or $89.95 for SD). In Canada, you can order the fight from Rogers, and from Shaw Pay-Per-View.
Or, you can fly yourself to Vegas and drop $3,500 USD on a ticket, the cheapest face-value tickets on Ticketmaster.