People Are Actually Betting on Conor McGregor to Beat Floyd Mayweather

The long anticipated fight between boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and UFC champion Conor McGregor has been announced and believe it or not the majority of bettors thus far are actually placing their money on Conor McGregor to win.

According to ESPN, 140 of the first 144 bets at the Caesars Palace sportsbooks were placed on McGregor, which was paying back around 5-1. This contrarian play has closed the gap in terms of odds between the two. When the official announcement was made, the odds stood at -1100 for the favorite Mayweather versus +700 for underdog McGregor. Now, the odds are a much closer -600 Mayweather vs. +400 McGregor.

Conor, UFC champion has never competed in a professional boxing match while Mayweather retired from the sport two years ago with a perfect 49-0 record.

So it might be easy to assume that after both fighters leave the ring, Floyd will notch his 50th career win.

Mayweather and McGregor will square off on August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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More money for me then.floyd to the world