Odds of Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor Mcgregor Fight Going the Distance

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Aug/17/2017

Fight fans across the globe are hopeful that the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor bout goes the entire distance. 

Oddsmakers believe it won’t go the distance at -260 odds while the YES would pay out $20 for every $10 bet or $200 for every $100 bet.

On Thursday (August 17), the Telegraph asked how much money the Mayweather-McGregor will ultimately take in.

More than four million purchases were made for Mayweather's win over Pacquiao, bringing in nearly $400million in revenue. If Mayweather and McGregor can attract nearly as much interest, the figure will be similar this time around.

A UK broadcaster has not been signed up yet and negotiations are ongoing, but additional money will come from international rights sales.

The August 26 fight is being held in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, a venue with a capacity of around 20,000. The easiest comparison, again, is with the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight two years ago, where $70million was generated in ticket sales. But that was held at the MGM Grand, which has a slightly smaller capacity, so there is a possibility that receipts from Mayweather-McGregor could top this fight.

Floyd Mayweather is expected to make out like a bandit on his attire alone - an incredible £20million

Some would look at these numbers and expect there is great motivation factors to go the distance, for both fighters.

- Tyrone Black, Gambling911.com

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