Top Tips and Picks for the Mayweather vs. McGregor Fight on August, 26, 2017
Coming in August – in what many are calling the best fight in American history, Floyd Mayweather will take on Conor McGregor at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Many did not think this fight would ever happen. McGregor called out for the fight to happen back in July of 2015, and the details were just finalized in the late spring of 2017. The fight is scheduled for Saturday night, August 26, 2017 and tickets are certainly going fast for this. Let’s take a look at some top tips and picks for the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Fight on August 26, 2017:
The current odds are the fight are coming in around 1-11 for Mayweather. He is the overwhelming favorite in this battle. Conor McGregor is listed at 7-1, due to the major concerns that he is not a boxer, and his lack of experience will be a factor.
Floyd Mayweather may be a bad, bad man, but he is 40 years old. Have we seen the best of money Mayweather? He has 26KO’s in bus fighting career, and has won 49 straight bouts without a loss. He is just 5’8, but his 72 inch reach and strong frame have him as tough as anyone. Mayweather has made nearly $1.4B from fighting.
Conor McGregor is known by many as the toughest fighter in Mixed Martial Arts. He is just 28 years old. Standing at 5’9, McGregor has a 74 in reach. He has also fared quite well in fighting, earning nearly $35M. McGregor is 2-1 in Mixed Martial Arts, and has 18 knockouts.
The biggest money maker betting on this fight is the fight ends in a draw. You can bet that at your favorite sportsbook, and likely get +5000 odds. The most popular bet is Mayweather -174, while the best you can get McGregor for is the +2000 in the first round.
Total knockdowns set by the oddsmakers in Vegas for this fight is listed at 1.5. You can take the over at 5/4 odds. The UNDER 1.5 knockdowns has 8/15 odds as well. If you want 2.5 knockdowns, you can grab it at 13/5 odds, and the UNDER 2.5 knockdowns is 2/9 odds. The oddsmakers have others listed as well, be sure to check out your favorite sportsbook and give them a look!
Enjoy the fight coming up. No matter what, the build of for this fight is going to be astronomical. It’s going to be a great fight, with two of the best in the world going at it. In the end, if you are going to bet on the straight up fight, you have to go with Mayweather. His experience, and his ability to change on the fly is second to none. Bite the bullet and take Floyd Mayweather at 1/11 odds to win the fight coming up in August.