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Morning Report: Colin Cowherd says the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight is happening this fall

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On his Podcast “The Herd,” Fox Sports host Colin Cowherd says he has “intel” stating Mayweather vs. McGregor will take place in Las Vegas in mid-September.

This story just won’t die.

In recent weeks the rumors of a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. boxing match have been running rampant. The talk surround the hypothetical match-up has been covered by every sports media outlet including exhaustively by this website. As time has gone on the facts surrounding the would be bout suggest it isn’t a realistic option and the talk is purely kept up by the two fighters for promotional purposes. But every time the story seems to be losing steam, a new angle from the media breathes life back into it. Well here we go again.

Yesterday on his podcast “The Herd,” Fox Sports host Colin Cowherd said that the fight is going to be made and the news will be broken in a couple of weeks. Cowherd claimed knowledge from multiple sources scheduling the bout for mid-September in Las Vegas, Nev..

“News I believe is gonna break here in about 2 weeks…I have already booked two rooms, September 17th and 18th in Las Vegas. My intel is Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is going to happen. It changed late last week. I got a call then somebody else sent me something [Sunday] and Saturday. We’ve booked rooms in Vegas. [It’s happening] this September.”

As it stands this is the most interesting new bit of information on the bout so far (which, granted, isn’t saying much). Though not exactly a breaking news reporter, Cowherd has worked in sports media long enough to have made substantial connections and he also works for Fox who is deeply integrated with the UFC. Claiming multiple sources have given him substantive information on the topic is ….View full article

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