Former boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather is to come out of retirement to take on UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor in a light middleweight boxing match on the 26th of August.
The 40 year old posted a video on Twitter confirming the details with the message: “It’s official.”
28 year old Irish lightweight champion McGregor said: “The fight is on.”
Each fighter could earn as much as 100 million dollars from the bout, which would be one of the richest in boxing history in Las Vegas.
Mayweather retired unbeaten in 2015 after equaling Rocky Marciano’s record 49 unbeaten bouts.