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After many months of speculation, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have signed on the dotted line to fight each other on August 26.The two will meet at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, a venue with a 20,000 capacity, while millions more are likely to be watching around the world.Mayweather, of course, is no stranger to big fight nights. His bout with Manny Pacquiao in May two years ago smashed box office records, with more than £300million generated in pay-per-view sales alone.
Floyd Mayweather asks for delay in money battle
FLOYD MAYWEATHER owes taxes from 2015 and has asked for an extension until after his fight with Conor McGregor, according to reports.Law 360 claims the American boxing legend has filed a petition to the IRS asking for a short-term instalment plan. Mayweather, 40, who Forbes estimate is worth $447 million, has reportedly claimed his money is not accessible and cannot be converted into cash.The year he is said to owe money from is the same year he reportedly earned $288m for beating Manny Pacquiao.
TV Channels Showing the PPV Fight
Details of TV channel pay-per-view broadcasts have not been announced yet. Sky Sports broadcast the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight on their Box Office channel – and we’ll shortly find out if it will be them again.
MCGREGOR’S SAVAGE MAYWEATHER WARNING
CONOR McGREGOR has sent a sinister warning to rival Floyd Mayweather — quoting Rocky villain Ivan Drago in his latest workout video.As the pair head towards their Las Vegas showdown on August 26, the war of words is starting to heat up.And controversial Irish star McGregor has fired the latest shot.The 28-year-old channelled classic boxing film Rocky for his latest barb against the Money man.But rather than picking a motivational quote from the Sylvester Stallone’s Italian Stallion, McGregor decided to channel the series’ most notorious villain, Ivan Drago
Conor McGregor Latest Twitter Post To Rumble Floyd Mayweather Is A Work Of Art
The interviews, the press conferences, the social media activity – is all of it more exciting than the bout? That remains to be seen, but as all of unfolds we’ll enjoy it.Unless you live under a rock you’ll have noticed that Conor McGregor is frequently updating his Twitter and Instagram followers with clips and pictures of him training.Recently ‘The Notorious’ uploaded another training vid, this time captioning it with the words of Ivan Drago from Rocky IV: “If he dies, he dies.”
Still, this is less ticket drama than Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, where only a handful of tickets were released a mere two weeks before the fight, leaving thousands of fight fans who had already booked trips to Vegas without a way to watch the fight live.
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