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Friday, Aug 11, 2017

Report: UFC Applying to be Co-Promoter For Mayweather – McGregor

McGregor and Mayweather (right)

By FCF Staff

Just over two weeks out from the August 26th, Floyd Mayweather – Conor McGregor bout, it’s been reported that the UFC has applied to be a co-promoter for the fight.

Currently, Mayweather Promotions is listed as the sole promoter for the all-star bout, and Showtime is the contest’s broadcasting distributor. But, MMA Fighting is reporting that the agenda for the Nevada Commission’s August 16th meeting, includes a request from the UFC to be a co-promoter for Mayweather – McGregor.

The Nevada Commission will also vote on whether Mayweather and McGregor can wear lighter, 8-ounce gloves that day, as the fighter’s have requested. Currently they are scheduled to wear 10-ounce gloves.

The upcoming fight will be hosted by the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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posted by FCF Staff @ 4:18 pm
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