On Oct. Fans have been agog over the possibility of a Khabib-McGregor showdown since the latter escalated their rivalry in April. Theatrics aside, these two fighters take oil and water approaches to combat. Khabib, and winner of every round in his MMA career is the preeminent grappler and ground-and-pound fighter in the UFC.
McGregor fight to break pay-per-view TV records Independent. Some 50 million people in the United States alone are expected to tune in for the fight in Las Vegas. Millions more will be watching worldwide on Saturday night as fans will find a variety of ways to tune in to the bout.
Although Sky said it cannot reveal the full number subscribing until after the pay-per-view event, it said it has been selling "phenomenally well". It is understood many subscribers will leave it until the day of the fight to buy their subscriptions.
Last night, McGregor and Mayweather once again traded verbal blows at their last press conference before their highly anticipated fight. The pair once again squared off at the press conference, in which an ever-defiant McGregor proclaimed: "He's not a quarter of the man I am.
I've taken the rules very seriously. I will go out and I will perform.
While millions will be tuning in, there are a number of tickets for the fight still available. It is understood around 1, tickets are still available on the secondary market.
Boxer Floyd Mayweather promoting the fight in Las Vegas. Irish Independent.