The fight between Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor has been more than 2 years in the making, with most of the matching being done over social media.
The fight is expected to do the biggest numbers in the history of combat sports and betting portals are setting themselves up for a huge payday.
With less than 4 weeks left for the ‘money fight’ which takes place on August 26, we take a look at some of the different bets that sports bettors can place on the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight.
First we will take a look at some of the popular sports betting portals that one can place a bet.
Reputed Sports Betting Websites
The fight is expected to draw thousands of new sports bettors who want to place money on the fight and see if they can also profit from the ‘money fight’. These new sports bettors must keep in mind that there are a lot of shady operators selling fake tickets to the fight in Las Vegas and also offering sports betting opportunities that are high risk because these websites are not licensed or regulated.
If you are someone who wants to bet on the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight, then we suggest that you stick with the top sports betting websites in the industry. William Hill, Betfair, PaddyPower and Bovada are some of the most well known sports betting websites in the industry.
Different Bets On Offer
New sports bettors might not be aware that sports betting websites are offering a variety of bets on the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight. Some of those different options include an outright winner: Mayweather, a draw or McGregor; Method of Victory: Knockout, Technical Knock Out or a Decision; Round Betting; Will The Fight Go The Distance; Exact Method of Victory, Total Number of Knockdowns and What Minute Will The Fight End?
Bettors will be able to win more when it is more difficult to predict but they also have a lesser probability of winning. There are also some websites that are offering cross-sport prop bets to make it more interesting for bettors.
Cross-Sport Prop Bets
The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook has come up with unique cross-sport prop bets for the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight and is getting a lot of attention. There are as many as 40cross-sport prop bets that allow fans to place stakes from different sports against the ‘money fight’.
Here is one example of a cross-bet. Will New York Yankees Aaron Judge will hit more home runs on August 26 against the number of times McGregor will get knocked down. Aaron Judge has a -300 rating while McGregor has a +240 rating.