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.

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

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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