The odds as they stand now, according to the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook: Floyd Mayweather is a -1100 favorite to the +700 underdog Conor McGregor. McGregor, well known for his trash-talking, also posted an announcement saying, "THE FIGHT IS ON", along with a picture of himself and Mayweather's father.
CONFIRMED! Following reports that Mayweather Promotions had reserved an August 26th date for an unspecified event, the fight has been officially announced. It is expected to be the most anticipated "mixed" fight since Muhammad Ali vs. Antonio Inoki in June 1976. The fact that this kid who has so much to lose is willing to step in and is absolutely confident that he will win this fight.
"Conor told me this morning the McGregor clan has been taking over villages for 300 years", White said, "and that Floyd's village is next". Showtime pay-per-view will distribute the fight, while Mayweather Promotions will be the lead promoter.
To be fair, neither White nor McGregor would say anything to downplay the seriousness of the fight.
McGregor, a 28-year-old southpaw, is the first UFC fighter to simultaneously hold titles in two different divisions and one of the best MMA fighters in the world.
It will be a first fight for "Money" Mayweather in two years after he called time on his glittering career with routine points' victory over Andre Berto in September 2015. At 28, he has a lot less wear and tear on his body than the 40-year-old Mayweather, who has been retired for nearly two years.
Mayweather has agreed a deal for a boxing match against mixed martial artist Conor McGregor in Las Vegas on August 26.
Dana White doesn't think anything that happens during Conor McGregor'sfight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. could do permanent image damage to the MMA superstar. McGregor is the current UFC lightweight champion, which is at 155 lbs. Suggestions that the fight is but a top up for their retirement funds may be true, but what a fight it could be.
Sunday's liftoff is planned at 1:25 pm PST from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base , about 160 miles north of Los Angeles . On Friday, the company will attempt to launch BulgariaSat-1, a commercial communications satellite, to a geostationary orbit.
Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster said the funding would "address the unique circumstances" of Northern Ireland. Sinn Fein said last week "time is running out" given the lack of knowledge about the impact of any Conservative-DUP deal.
Consumers are urged to conserve electricity especially during the late afternoon when air conditioners typically are at peak use. Tuesday and Wednesday, when temperatures in the the valleys of Los Angeles County are expected to soar into the 90s to low 100s.
Pakistan women's cricket team will take on South Africa in their opening game of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 at Leicester. In response, Laura Wolvaardt (52) and Lizelle Lee (60) gave a solid 113 run opening stand that came off 154 deliveries.
So, for example, if travelers from one of those six countries have a family member in the USA , they are free to visit. "If we leave it to the folks on the front line, that's just going to lead to more litigation".
In its statement IS said the attack was "revenge for the religion of Allah and the sanctities of the violated Muslims". Palestinians say it stems from anger over decades of Israeli rule in territories they claim for their future state.
Prosecutors are expected to call as many as 57 witnesses, and lawyers on both sides said the trial could last five to six weeks. Shkreli resigned from Turing shortly after his indictment in December 2015 after which he was released from prison on bond.
Leonard could be a double victor , as he is also a finalist for the defensive award that he won the last two years. Westbrook will join Houstons James Harden and San Antonios Kawhi Leonard as finalists for the leagues MVP award.
But such acts of resistance have largely faded way, and same-sex marriage is now treated as a routine occurrence across the U.S. Both couples received the birth certificates they wanted when they won in trial court.
As for the Pacers, the Nuggets would have sent a number of young players and draft picks to IN to complete the trade. It's unclear whether Melo would be an asset to Cleveland, as he doesn't seem to be their top choice.
Floyd was arrested for DUI on December 12 in Scottsdale, prompting his release two days later from the Arizona Cardinals . Floyd finished the season with New England but was inactive for the Patriots' Super Bowl LI victory over Atlanta.
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The shocking pictures have led to a full investigation as people questioned what kind of a punishment this was. Thirteen officers had been suspended and will face the "full might of our code of conduct", he added.
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Core capital goods shipments are used to calculate equipment spending in the government's gross domestic product measurement. United States durable goods orders declined 1.1% for May compared with consensus forecasts of a 0.5% decline for the month.