Mayweather vs. McGregor Press Tour Announced, First Promo Video Released

Well, folks, the wait is now over. Today, it was announced that a press tour will be launched for the August 26th showdown between undefeated boxing champion, Floyd Money Mayweather and UFC champion The Notorious Conor McGregor.

The fighters will embark on the tour next week, beginning on Tuesday, July 11th in Los Angeles. The first official promotional video was also released today.

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor | Sat., Aug. 26 on SHOWTIME PPV

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather returns to the ring to fight UFC superstar Conor McGregor in a 12-round showdown at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The unprecedented superfight will be a main event of a SHOWTIME PPV boxing card.

The Mayweather vs. McGregor world tour will touch down in four cities in three countries across four daysLos Angeles, Toronto, New York City and London. Each of the four events will be open to the public and tickets can be found here.  

Mayweather – McGregor: Fight of the Century?

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The fight will be held in the T-Mobile Arena on August 26th, after speculation of where it was to be held. Ice Cube originally had the date scheduled for a BIG 3 basketball game, his new 3-on-3 league. No word on how much was paid but it is certain that O’Shea Jackson was compensated handsomely to accommodate the fight.

Rhett Butler is a Boxing Writer Association of America Journalist, Play-By-Play Commentator, Combat Sports Insider, and Former Mixed Martial Arts and Boxing Promoter. The New York City native honed his skills at various news outlets including but not limited to: TIME Magazine, Money Magazine, CNN's Wolf Blitzer Reports, and more. Rhett hosts the PRITTY Left Hook podcast, a polarizing combat sports insider's take featuring the world's biggest names.