Mayweather, McGregor set for lucrative rematch on a luxury boat

Mayweather, McGregor set for lucrative rematch on a luxury boat

- Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor are already making plans to stage a rematch

- The undefeated boxer beat his opponent in their first fight in 2017 via a tenth round stoppage

- Organisers are looking to stage the fight on a luxury boat in Saudi Arabia strictly with VIP tickets

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Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor are set to hit the stage again for the second as talks of a rematch is now on the cards, Daily Mail.

The fight is set to be staged on a luxury boat in Saudi Arabia due to the lockdown restrictions as organisers look to take the lucrative fight to another level.

The Money Man won the first fight back in 2017 with a tenth round stoppage to take his unbeaten record to 50-0.

Mayweather, McGregor set for lucrative rematch in first of its kind venue
Mayweather, McGregor are set to fight again on a luxury boat in Saudi Arabia. Photo by Jeff Bottari
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The fight made 4.4 million per-pay-view in the United States alone while in the United Kingdom it was close to 875,000.

At the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, around 16,000 tickets were sold for the showpiece as McGregor reportedly took home £100million despite losing the fight.

The Notorious recently lost to Dustin Poirier in his return to the Octagon and the Diamond has requested that both of them complete a trilogy.

On the other hand, Mayweather last stepped into the ring in 2018 where he defeated featherweight kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa, in an exhibition out in Japan.

Mayweather's rematch with McGregor is expected to generate hundreds of millions in revenue with the proposed venue which would only have VIP tickets sold.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Floyd Mayweather has lashed out at Conor McGregor after the Irishman suffered a second stoppage from Dustin Poirier in the UFC 257 lightweight clash.

The Money Man and the Notorious clashed in a cross fight in 2017 and the undefeated pound for pound boxer recorded a tenth round stoppage.

The American fighter is disturbed why McGregor still wants to fight his Filipino rival Manny Pacquiao in a boxing match. also reported that Dustin Poirier has defeated Conor McGregor in a lightweight bout at the UFC 257 pay-per-view event in Abu Dhabi.

Poirier unleashed a flurry of punches which left the Notorious stranded against the fence before getting knocked down as the referee stopped the fight.

The American dominated the Irishman with calf kicks in the first round which had an adverse effect on his performance in the second round.


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