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Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Fight Tickets Range from $500-10,000

Tyler Conway@jtylerconwayFeatured ColumnistJuly 12, 2017

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) faces off for the first time with UFC fighter Conor McGregor during a press call at the Staples Center in  Los Angeles, California on July 11, 2017.
The two will fight August 26th in Las Vegas, Nevada. / AFP PHOTO / Gene Blevins        (Photo credit should read GENE BLEVINS/AFP/Getty Images)
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Leonard Ellerbe, the CEO of Mayweather Promotions, said tickets will range from $500 to $10,000 for Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s return to the boxing ring against Conor McGregor.

Greg Beachem of the Associated Press reported the news from Tuesday's Mayweather-McGregor press conference. The two will fight Aug. 26 in Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena.

ESPN's Darren Rovell reported the $500 tickets will be "very limited."

Mayweather, 40, will be making his return to the ring after nearly a two-year retirement. He last defeated Andre Berto via a unanimous-decision victory in September 2015. Heavily favored against the boxing-inexperienced McGregor, Mayweather would move to 50-0 with a victory.

"I'm the A-side," Mayweather said Tuesday at the presser. "That's why this b---h had to come to the boxing ring."

"He looks good for a seven-figure fighter; he looks good for an eight-figure fighter, but motherf--ker, I'm a nine-figure fighter," Mayweather added.

Mayweather made a record $220 million for his May 2015 win over Manny Pacquiao, including $100 million guaranteed. The "Money Team" leader brought out another $100 million check during the press conference, which McGregor said was for his "tax man." Mayweather owes $22.2 million in taxes from 2015, per ESPN.com.

Forbes estimates McGregor's net worth as $34 million, a number that may wind up double.