Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather reach agreement for billion dollar Las Vegas bout

The 'Notorious' UFC fighter flew to the USA yesterday, reportedly to make a deal with the undefeated boxing champion after months of intense negotiations.

According to The Irish Sun, representatives for McGregor have thrashed out a lucrative contract with Mayweather’s camp in recent days.

Although the agreement is yet to be formally signed because of a third party hold-up, it means the 28-year-old MMA superstar will go toe-to-toe with the undefeated 39-year-old boxer, who is currently the highest earning sports person in the world.

McGregor pulled out of a Q&A event with fans in Dublin scheduled for this Friday after organisers confirmed ‘an unavoidable schedule change will see Conor McGregor in Las Vegas at the time of the event’.

Now the latest report suggests McGregor will be filming an anti-bullying video in America this week as part of the deal that will give the green light to the Mayweather showdown.

The Sun are reporting that a source from the Straight Blast Gym has confirmed that agreement is in place for the fight to take place.

“Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather have agreed a deal to fight and have both settled on their respective fees,” stated their source.

“The contract hasn’t officially been signed yet because of a third party hold-up but all the details have all been agreed on. The fight could even be announced within two weeks.”

 

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