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Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather press conference set for July 11 in Los Angeles

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It looks like Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will face off for the first time on July 11th.

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Are you ready for the promotional vehicle to start moving forward for the big Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match on August 26th? Well, it’s about to. Despite reports that McGregor and Mayweather would hold their first press conference in London, it appears that they will go face-to-face in Los Angeles first. On July 11th at the Staples Center, to be exact.

Here’s what the venue sent out earlier:

The linked article contains the following release:

“On Tuesday, July 11th, Staples Center will open its doors to the Official Mayweather vs. McGregor World Tour, featuring Floyd “Money” Mayweather and “The Notorious” Conor McGregor, a multi-city press tour for their highly anticipated fight on August 26th in Las Vegas, NV and live on Showtime PPV. For more information visit:

Promoted by Mayweather Promotions, this event is complimentary and open to the public for fans to see the first-ever face-to-face meeting between Mayweather and McGregor. This will be a star-studded event that will feature a live performance and special guests. We invite all fans to come out and be a part of history.”

As stated in the tweet, tickets go on “sale” tomorrow, July 7th, at noon PST.