Whether you are a boxing fan, UFC follower or just a sports lover in general, it was almost impossible to miss out on the news that Floyd Mayweather Jr and Conor McGregor have finally announced a date for their much-anticipated encounter – August 26th. As a result, bookmakers are already receiving huge levels of interest on the fight, with many predicting a comfortable victory for the undefeated American. However, a small minority of fans harbour hopes of a famous win for his Irish opponent, with bookmakers Paddy Power looking to get in on the action themselves.
Well-known for their outrageous and controversial advertising campaigns, Paddy Power also offer their customers some enticing promotions and bonuses, and they have done so again surrounding this battle of the titans. New customers at Paddy Power can get outstanding odds of 40/1 for McGregor to overcome Mayweather, perfect for fight fans predicting an upset. Although a maximum bet of €1 can be placed on this offer, it is a promotion that is certain to capture the imagination of many punters. Should McGregor come out on top in Las Vegas, customers will receive their winnings in the form of free bets, which are then valid for 30 days.
On the reverse side of the coin, punters backing Mayweather to continue his unbeaten record against McGregor can also benefit from a Paddy Power Promotion, with the Irish bookmakers offering a similar offer for the American. New customers can back the self-proclaimed “pretty boy” at odds of 20/1, with a maximum bet of €1 again available. With a record of 49 wins, 26 of which have come by way of knock-out, along with zero defeats, this could potentially be an easy way of adding to your bank balance.
This promotion is available until 04:00 on Sunday August 27th, with bets placed after this time not qualifying. As well as this, this offer only applies to those based in the UK & Ireland. With much publicity set to surround the build-up to the fight, it remains to be seen just how much of an impact McGregor can have on the encounter, with the Irishman more commonly known for his exploits in the world of MMA.
For fight fans, these promotions could well be potentially lucrative, so head to Paddy Power today so get all information regarding this offer, with the countdown to Las Vegas having well and truly begun.