June 16, 2017

This week one of the most anticipated fights in boxing history was made official, as 49-0 Floyd Mayweather will take on UFC superstar Conor McGregor in Las Vegas on August 26th.

The two fighters announced the bout on social media causing a monumental level of engagement. These tweets from McGregor and Mayweather generated over 700,000 combined retweets and likes. The hashtag #MayweatherMcgregor also trended globally.

Mayweather and McGregor are set to take home $100m and $80m in fight money respectively.