Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will have their first press conference at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on July 11 for their highly anticipated fight.
Tickets for the press conference will go on sale Friday at 3 p.m. ET.
Mayweather and McGregor are set to battle Aug. 26 in Paradise, Nevada.
The duo will have a long publicity tour for the bout, including a trip to London for a press conference in Wembley Stadium, per Richard Conway of BBC Sport.
Fans can expect a lot of this type of promotion with the matchup expected to be one of the biggest boxing events in history. According to Keith Idec of Boxing Scene, Mayweather is expecting to take home at least $100 million in the bout, with McGregor getting at least $75 million.
Mayweather is undefeated in 49 bouts in his boxing career and is coming out of retirement for this matchup, which would represent a big enough draw regardless of opponent. However, McGregor adds to the intrigue as one of the biggest stars in the UFC. And he’s attempting to make the conversion to boxing against one of the best fighters in the history of the sport.
The bout itself should be memorable, but the press conferences will be fun as well with the way each competitor likes to trash-talk.
According to OddsShark, Mayweather is listed as a -650 favorite with McGregor coming in as a +425 underdog.