Mayweather-McGregor promo tour gets off to frenzied start

Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor will go head-to-head in an unusual battle Saturday.

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Tropicana Atlantic City announced in a news release Thursday that it will broadcast live arguably the most lucrative event in combat sports history.

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Tropicana will broadcast live the historic Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight in the Grand Exhibition Center on Aug. 26 at 9 p.m. Doors for the event open at 8 p.m.

Ticket are $49 for advanced sales, not including fees and tax. Day-of tickets are $75. Tickets are on sale now and available through www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 1 800-843-8767.

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I graduated from Rowan University in 2011 where I studied journalism. I covered local high school and college sports at the South Jersey Times and Vineland Daily Journal. I have been a sports reporter with The Press since July of 2013

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