Mayweather vs McGregor undercard confirmed
Nathan Cleverly will take on Badou Jack on the PPV undercard.
Floyd Mayweather will take on Conor McGregor in a much-anticipated boxing bout on August 26th live on PPV, and now we finally know who will be joining them on this enormous night of action. The undercard will consist of boxing only bouts, so no MMA action for the MMA fans out there!
Welshman Nathan Cleverly will defend his WBA Light Heavyweight title against Badou Jack, and undefeated Andrew Tabiti will take on Steve Cunningham for the vacant United States Boxing Association Cruiserweight title.
A further two bouts will also feature on the build up to the PPV live on FOX in the US, and on Sky Box Office in the UK – Shawn Porter will take on Thomas Dulorne and Juan Heraldez will take on Jose Miguel Borrego – Both fighters remain currently undefeated.
The undercard was confirmed by Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe, who stated, “What a night this will be for fight fans, not only will they witness a first of its kind main event, but they will also see two incredible world title fights, as Mayweather Promotions’ very own current and former world champions go head-to-head in separate bouts.”
Speaking on the FOX televised show Ellerbe said “Fans are in for a show! – Not only do we have an amazing line up for our PPV telecast, we have a stacked undercard and plan to give the fans more. We are happy to have FOX and FOX Deportes on board to showcase this talent ahead of the grand finale this is Mayweather vs McGregor.”
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