Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Conor “Notorious” McGregor is gearing up for what may very well become the payday of his career. The UFC lightweight champion is set to face off against boxing phenom Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Conor McGregor has been attempting to lock in the epic cross-promotional match up for some time. However, the two fighters now have a date. Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will throw down inside a boxing ring on Aug. 26. The contracts have been signed and the two men are running through their training regiments.
With the fight now official, fighters and fans have begun giving their thoughts on the epic match up. Among them, Tristar Gym head coach Firas Zahabi has formed a video to give his thoughts on the incipient match up.