Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor- the two men squaring off in what is being billed as the Fight of the Century – have both landed their first punches at their anticipated match at a Las Vegas arena on Saturday night.
The two super-welterweight fighters have been preparing for the big boxing match for months and the event has generated hype as the world waits to see who will become boxing’s undisputed king.
An audience packed with 20,000 ravenous fans is expected at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with private jets ferrying celebrities into Vegas as bets worth more than a million dollars are placed on the match.
Some of those A-listers have taken their seats ringside as Bruce Willis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lopez, Vanessa Hudgens, Demi Lovato and LeBron James have all been spotted eagerly waiting for the big fight.
Floyd Mayweather (left) and Conor McGregor (right) – the two men squaring off in what is being billed as the Fight of the Century – have both landed punches at their anticipated match at a Las Vegas arena on Saturday night.
Dozens of stars sat ringside for the fight, such as LeBron James and Mike Tyson, (both pictured) as the fight could surpass the $600m generated by Mayweather’s fight with Manny Pacquiao in 2015.
Hollywood actor Gerard Butler stared up at the fight. He hasn’t wasted any time since splitting from former beau Morgan Brown. The star was spotted kissing a mystery blonde at a Las Vegas nightclub ahead of the super-fight.
Disney girl Demi Lovato, 25, belted out the United States national anthem right before the big fight.
LeBron James waits with his wife for a super welterweight boxing match between Mayweather and McGregor on Saturday. The superstar player for the Cleveland Cavaliers sits in front of former boxer Mike Tyson.
P Diddy arrived with his singer girlfriend Cassie, who happened to be celebrating her 31st birthday on the day of the match.
In the end, as expected, world champion Mayweather took out McGregor after a surprising 10 rounds with a TKO.
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