The official poster for the mega boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor has been revealed.
After just a year of back-and-forth talks, the biggest boxing match of the year has been made official. Floyd Mayweather will be coming out of a two-year retirement to fight UFC lightweight champion and company superstar Conor McGregor on August 26th in Las Vegas.
Various fan-made banners have been subsequently released since rumors began to surface. But just hours after the fight’s official announcement was made on Wednesday, Showtime Boxing released the official poster.
#Boxing & #UFC collide in the fight no one believed was possible. @FloydMayweather vs. @TheNotoriousMMA on 8/26. #MayweatherMcGregor pic.twitter.com/BBhZn62D5L
— SHOWTIME Boxing (@ShowtimeBoxing) June 15, 2017
Mayweather will be gunning for a 50-0 record as he fights “The Notorious”, aiming to surpass that of Rocky Marciano’s. McGregor, on the other hand, will be looking to solidify his status as an elite fighter by trying to make a major dent in the boxing world by potentially defeating the man considered as the sport’s “best ever.”
Per Dana White’s recent Facebook live interview, the fight will a 12-round battle at 154 pounds. It will be held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.