After almost a year of slow dancing, Yahoo Sports is confirming that Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have officially agreed to the terms of their heavily rumored superfight, which will take place on August 26 in Las Vegas.
Earlier today, the Nevada State Athletic Commission approved Mayweather Promotions’ request to host a boxing match at the MGM Grand Hotel Casino, sparking speculation that the fight was close to being finalized.
According to Yahoo, the official announcement confirming the megafight could come as soon as today.
UPDATE: MCGregor just sent a tweet confirming – even though the picture in the tweet is of Floyd Mayweather, Sr.:
THE FIGHT IS ON. pic.twitter.com/KhW0u3jRft
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) June 14, 2017
Here’s some of the best of the trash talk between the two, leading up to the official announcement: