After two months of hype, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather will square off Saturday, August 26th, in Las Vegas, NV, in a boxing match.
The final hurdle: a weigh-in on Friday at 6 PM ET. The magic number for both men to hit is 154 pounds, the junior welterweight limit.
This will be McGregor's first foray into boxing after a successful UFC run that brought him to prominence in the combat sports world. Mayweather (49-0) will be looking for his 50th professional victory, one that, if accomplished, will be sneered at by boxing media who see this fight as a farce. The fight is expected to set a gate record and compete for the all-time PPV sale record.
McGregor last competed in November 2016 by downing Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title in Madison Square Garden.
The particpants in the undercard will also weigh in Saturday.