McGre­gor, May­weather to fight

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Floyd May­weather Jr. said Wed­nes­day he will come out of re­tire­ment to face UFC star Conor McGre­gor in a box­ing match on Au­gust 26.

May­weather, who re­tired in Septem­ber 2015 af­ter win­ning all 49 of his pro fights, will face a mixed mar­tial arts fighter who has never been in a sched­uled 12-round fight at the MGM Grand arena. The fight that will take place in a box­ing ring and be gov­erned by box­ing rules.

“It’s of­fi­cial,’’ May­weather said on his In­sta­gram ac­count next to a video poster of both fight­ers. “THE FIGHT IS ON,’’ McGre­gor tweeted sev­eral min­utes ear­lier.

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