By The Numbers: Behind the Mayweather-McGregor 'Money Fight'
ABS-CBN Sports on Aug 26, 2017 11:26 AM
Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor pose during weigh-ins Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in Las Vegas for their Saturday boxing bout. (AP Photo/John Locher)
It's finally upon us.
After weeks of waiting and watching these two put on a trash-talking masterclass, 49-0 Floyd 'Money' Mayweather and 'The Notorious' Conor McGregor are finally set to do battle inside the squared-circle.
Both men easily made weight, and all that's left is the face-punching, which takes place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, August 26th. (Sunday, August 27th, Manila time.)
Before the two most polarizing figures in professional combat sports get it on however, let's take a quick look at some numbers surrounding this "Money Fight".
The number of Floyd Mayweather's professional boxing wins, and fights. Mayweather has gone undrawn and unbeaten in his boxing career, which began in 1996.
The number of Conor McGregor's professional mixed-martial arts bouts. 'The Notorious' has amassed a 21-3 record since debuting professionally in 2008.
The number of Conor McGregor's professional boxing bouts. Saturday's superfight with Floyd Mayweather will be McGregor's first professional venture into a boxing ring.
Floyd Mayweather's KO-count in 49 professional boxing fights.
Conor McGregor's KO-count in 24 professional mixed-martial arts fights.
The number of weight divisions Floyd Mayweather has held boxing world titles in. (Super-featherweight, Lightweight, Super-lightweight, Welterweight, Super-welterweight.)
The number of weight divisions Conor McGregor has held MMA world titles in. McGregor is also the UFC's first and only simultaneous two-division world champion. (Featherweight, Lightweight)
The weight limit in pounds for this weekend's superfight.
US$ 300 Million
The reported estimated fight purse for the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor bout.
The reported split of the fight purse, with Floyd Mayweather getting the lion's share.
US$ 90 Million
Conor McGregor's purse, based on the reported split.
US$ 3 Million
Conor McGregor's purse for his decision win over Nate Diaz at UFC 202 back in 2016. At that time, it was the biggest purse in UFC history. In his most recent UFC fight, against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205, McGregor was expected to make more than 3 million USD, but still a fraction of what he'll be getting this weekend.
The betting odds for favorite Floyd Mayweather.
The betting odds for underdog Conor McGregor
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