McGregor and Mayweather make their grand entrances in Las Vegas
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor dazzled 900-plus fans under the hot Las Vegas sun at T-Mobile Arena.
The announcer introduced Mayweather Jr. first.
"Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the World's Best Pound for Pound fight. The best ever ... Floyd Money Mayweather!" the announcer exclaimed.
Mayweather made his grand entrance in front of 900 screaming fight fans at T-Mobile Arena.
McGregor made sure not to be out done.
"The notorious Conor McGregor!" the announcer then yelled to the crowd.
The Irishman went straight for the crowd and his fans loved it.
"McGregor in a landslide!" said David Huddleston from Arkansas.
"A lot of hype -- a lot of back and forth. I hope he brings it home!" said John Wolfe from Washington D.C.
Mayweather says he plans on bringing it home for his 50th and final fight.
"We owe the fans an exciting fight and I think I'm happy it is the 50th," said Mayweather.
Boxing experts see the UFC star as a longshot. McGregor doesn't see it that way.
"I believe he will be unconscious inside one round, yeah!" said McGregor.
Mayweather fan David Alvarez took a week off of work to enjoy Fight Week and says a McGregor victory is only a dream.
"I don't expect a competitive fight this weekend. I think it will be a landslide for Mayweather," said Alvarez.
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Mayweather agrees with the prediction -- and believes it will not go the distance.
"If you are going to bet, bet it won't go," said Mayweather.
McGregor is confident he and his countrymen from Ireland will reign supreme.
"Vegas is Ireland, we will rule Las Vegas!" said McGregor.