Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor starred in one of the fights that generated more money in the history of boxing, but also caught the attention of millions of fans of the sport of punches. It was such a success that negotiations for a rematch are already advanced and it is likely to see the American against the Irishman again in the ring.
How close is Mayweather vs. McGregor 2?
According to the specialized boxing website Fight Hype, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor’s representatives have already started talks to reach an agreement on the boxing issue, but also on the financial issue, as it is well known that both the boxer and the UFC gladiator are famous for the millions of dollars they charge every time they enter the ring or the octagon.
Other sources reveal that Conor is “focused on his boxing training”, in addition, it is said that Floyd would have offered McGregor a billion dollars to fight again.
The first fight between these two blockbuster and eccentric characters took place on August 26, 2017 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The fight was won by Money with a technical knockout in the tenth round, and it was the American’s last fight as a professional.
How was the first fight between Mayweather and McGregor?
This battle of morbidity left more than $100 million, only for box office. The cheapest ticket for this fight was around $3,000, while the most expensive one had an approximate price of $100,000.
The guaranteed purse for Mayweather Jr. was $100 million. The Irish fighter took $30 million under the same concept, an amount he had never won in the UFC.