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Mayweather vs McGregor: What time does the fight start tomorrow, where is it and who is predicted to win?

Mayweather vs McGregor: What time does the fight start tomorrow, where is it and who is predicted to win?

FLOYD Mayweather vs Conor McGregor, one of the most anticipated events in sporting history, is alm FL ost here.
After months of hype and back-and-forth trash-talk, undefeated boxing legend Mayweather and UFC superstar McGregor will finally let their fists to the talking as the world watches on.
Here’s everything you need to know about this Sunday’s (AEST) Las Vegas megafight.
WHERE AND WHEN IS IT?
The fight will be held at Las Vegas’ 20,000-seat T-Mobile Arena on Saturday, August 26. That’s Sunday, August 27 AEST.
The main card begins at 11am AEST with Mayweather vs McGregor likely to begin around 1.30-2pm, depending on other fights.
The fight is available to watch in Australia via Foxtel’s pay-per-view channel, Main Event. Customers can order the fight for a $A59.95, with coverage starting at 11am AEST on Sunday, August 27.
he event will also screen on Main Event at Village & Event cinemas across Australia in partnership with FOX Sports (MORE HERE) and at selected pubs and clubs (VENUE FINDER).
Foxsports.com.au will live blog all the day’s action complete with news, reaction and video just minutes after the fight.
The preliminary card will be broadcast live on Fox Sports Channel 501 from 9am AEST on Sunday.
Fox Sports will also broadcast the official weigh-in at 8am on Saturday morning.
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THE WEIGH-IN
The official weigh-in is scheduled for 8am Saturday morning AEST. Follow our live stream and blog here.
THE FULL CARD
MAIN CARD (via MAIN EVENT)
Floyd Mayweather Jr (USA, 49-0) v Conor McGregor (IRE, debut) — light middleweight
Gervonta Davis (USA, 18-0) vs. Francisco Fonseca (CRC, 19-0-1) — IBF super featherweight title
Nathan Cleverly (GBR, 30-3) vs. Badou Jack (SWE, 21-1-2) — WBA (regular) light heavyweight title
Andrew Tabiti (USA, 14-0) vs. Steve Cunningham (USA, 29-8-1) — USBA cruiserweight title
PRELIMS (via FOX SPORTS)
Yordenis Ugas (Cuba, 19-3) vs. Thomas Dulorme (PRI, 24-2) — welterweight
Juan Heraldez (USA, 12-0) vs. Jose Miguel Borrego (MEX, 13-0) — welterweight
Not broadcast:
Kevin Newman (USA, 7-0-1) vs. Antonio Hernandez (USA, 9-1-0) — super middleweight
Savannah Marshall (USA, debut) vs. Sydndey LeBlanc (USA, debut) — women’s super middleweight.
TALE OF THE TAPE
Floyd Mayweather



Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.Source: AFP

Age: 40
Born: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Nickname: Money
Height: 173cm
Reach: 183cm
Stance: Orthodox
Boxing record: 49-0, 26 knockouts
Conor McGregor



Conor McGregor.
Conor McGregor.Source: AFP

Age: 29
Origin: Dublin, Ireland
Nickname(s): The Notorious, Mystic Mac
Height: 175cm
Reach: 188cm
Stance: Southpaw
MMA Record: 21-3, 18 knockouts
FURTHER READING & KEY STORYLINES
McGregor and Mayweather have arrived and it didn’t take long for the fireworks to begin.
The fighters’ camps clashed in a car park scuffle on Wednesday (AEST) before trading barbs at an official press conference on Thursday.

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