BT Sport had been minion to show the fight thanks to their links to UFC, who are assistant to sell the war along with Mayweather’s own promotional company.


But Express Sport access Sky have brokered a deal to show the war, which will take place in Las Vegas on August 26, through their Box Office pay-per-view service.

Matchroom fisticuffing promoter Eddie Hearn hinted at an Enunciation later today on Twitter.

“Big news coming this afternoon! @SkySportsBoxing,” Hearn wrote before proving it would not be imprimatur of a rematch between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko.
The bout will see Mayweather put his 49-0 record on the line while McGregor will be fighting a professional boxing contest for the very first time.

However, the Irishman is known for his punch power and his exuberant trash-talking, both of which have created massive intrigue around the match-up.

According to Hearn, who has worked closely with Sky Sports on a number of massive war, Mayweather wants to charge as much as £100 per licence to watch the war.
But that figure would blow anything else Sky have shown out of the water – Joshua’s recent heavyweight title fight against Klitschko was priced at £19.95, which is said to be closer to Sky’s desired price point.

Irrespective of the exact price of the pay-per-view package, the fight is prospective to be the most lucrative in history.

Experts predict that ticket sales, pay-per-view numbers and sponsorship deals could see the contest generate as much as £500million and surpass Mayweather’s fight against Manny Pacquiao, which is the current record-holder.


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