As the highly anticipated boxing match between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and arguably the best fighter to compete in the sport, Floyd Mayweather Jr., continues to build steam, we now have more information as to what weight it will be contested.
According to a report on MMAMania, 147-pounds is the target weight (Subject to Change).
McGregor has not competed near the 145-pound mark since dethroning longtime UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo in December 2015. In 2016, McGregor fought twice at 170-pounds and then once at 155-pounds.
But will the Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather fight actually take place?
“In my mind, it’s on. That’s the mentality we’re in,” Coach John Kavanagh told FOX Sports News 500’s Bill and Boz show. “I really believe it’s going to happen this year, and that’s the mindset I have. So, let the people in the suits worry about the paperwork. We’re training for it.”