Mayweather vs McGregor undercard has been announced
The undercard for the August 26 fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather has been announced today. Including the main event, it will be a four fight card.
Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather- Super welterweight bout.
Gervonta Davis vs. Francisco Fonseca for the IBF Junior Lightweight World Championship.
Nathan Cleverly vs. Badou Jack for the WBA Light Heavyweight World Championship.
Andrew Tabiti vs. Steve Cunningham- Cruiserweight bout.
According to UFC.com:
“Two world championship fights including a title defense by America’s youngest world champion are part of the trio of high stakes matchups on the Mayweather vs. McGregor SHOWTIME PPV undercard on Saturday, Aug. 26 from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and presented by Mayweather Promotions.
The four-fight SHOWTIME PPV event is headlined by the unprecedented super welterweight matchup between boxing’s undefeated all-time great Floyd Mayweather and UFC superstar Conor McGregor.
In the co-featured bout, undefeated rising star Gervonta “Tank” Davis will make the second defense of his IBF Junior Lightweight World Championship against undefeated challenger Francisco Fonseca as the 22-year-old looks to continue his reign as the youngest current champion from the U.S.
WBA Light Heavyweight Titlist, Nathan Cleverly, will defend his title against former 168-pound world champion, Badou Jack “The Ripper”. Jack is stepping up in weight and into this world title tilt.
The pay-per-view telecast will open with undefeated rising cruiserweight contender Andrew “The Beast” Tabiti taking on two-time world champion Steve “U.S.S.” Cunningham. The fight will be a 10-round bout for the USBA cruiserweight title.”
Even more of an in-depth analysis can be found on Showtime’s Tumblr.