When is Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor? Date, times live stream details, undercard and odds for Las Vegas fight

Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather Jr is just days away!

UFC legend McGregor will take on the unbeaten five-division boxing champion Mayweather in a fight that could be worth £500million.

The Irishman has not fought in the UFC since last November and received permission from the promotion to step into the ring.

Mayweather is fighting for the first time since his win over Andre Berto in 2015.

The 40-year-old has come out of retirement as he bids to win his 50th professional fight.

But when is all the action? How can you watch it? What are all the details?

Here is everything that you need to know…

Conor McGregor takes on Floyd Mayweather (Image: Zuffa LLC/Getty)

When will the fight take place?

The date to put in the diary in Saturday, August 26, although the fight will likely start at 5.30am on Sunday morning.

Where will the fight take place?

McGregor and Mayweather will slug it out at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The venue has a capacity of 20,000 for ring based events.

It has previously seen Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan, Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez, UFCs 200, 202, 207, 209 and 213 take place.

The T-Mobile Arena will host the fight (Image: Action Images via Reuters)

Where can I watch the fight?

If you can’t get your hands, or stump up the cash, for tickets, you’ll be desperate to know how you can watch it.

While Showtime will broadcast the fight live on pay-per-view in the United States, Sky Sports will show the fight in the UK – at a cost of £19.95.

Conor McGregor could make $100m from the superfight (Image: Getty)

How much will the fighters earn?

The mega-fight could generate upwards of £500million.

UFC head honcho Dana White expects McGregor to earn around £100m – although the breakdown of that figure has not been broken down.

Mayweather is thought to have negotiated a bigger slice of the profits.

The fight is expected to break all television box office records.

How much are tickets and when do they go on sale?

Floyd Mayweather is unbeaten in professional boxing (Image: Ezra Shaw)

The fight is yet to sell out and tickets are available. The cheapest are priced at £390. The remaining seats are on sale at £1,200, £2,000, £2,800, £4,000 and £5,900.

What are the rules?

The fighters will use 8 ounce gloves in a 12 round boxing fight.

Both McGregor and Mayweather will be tested by USADA for performance-enhancing drugs before and after the fight.

The fight will be have a light-middleweight limit (Image: PA)

What weight will they fight at?

They will fight at the light-middleweight limit of 154lb – a weight at which Mayweather beat Oscar De La Hoya in 2007.

Fighters’ records

McGregor – UFC

25 fights

22 wins (18 KOs)

3 defeats

Conor McGregor is already preparing for the fight (Image: @TheNotoriousMMA/Twitter)

Mayweather – Professional Boxing

49 fights

49 wins (26 KOs)

0 defeats

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Who is on the undercard?

Nathan Cleverly vs Badou Jack – WBA world light heavyweight title

Gervonta Davis vs Francisco Fonseca – IBF world super featherweight title

Andrew Tabiti vs Steve Cunningham

Juan Heraldez vs Jose Miguel Borrego

Savannah Marshall vs Amy Coleman

Kevin Newman II vs Mark Anthony Hernandez

Betting Odds

Floyd Mayweather 1/4

Conor McGregor 3/1

Draw 33/1

Bet now with Skybet.

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