Mayweather announced the date of the fight with McGregor

© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye in fotobanka Mayweather Jr. Archival photoMayweather announced the date of the fight with McGregor© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye the image Bank

. American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., who had previously announced the end of his sports career, he wrote in his Instagram account that the fight against the Irish mixed martial arts fighter Connor McGregor will be in Las Vegas on 26 August.

Publication from Floyd Mayweather (@floydmayweather) Jun 14 2017 at 2:30 PDT

«It’s official,» wrote Mayweather, Jr. posted a Billboard battle with the athlete from Ireland.

It was noted earlier that the fight between 40-year-old Mayweather Jr. and 28-year-old McGregor will be held according to the rules of Boxing.

During his career, the boxer from the United States has not suffered a single defeat, having won all 49 fights. McGregor for all time performances won 21 times and lost three matches.