A sports fan from Liverpool has staked £10,000 on Conor McGregor beating Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas this weekend, if Ladbrokes are to be believed. It is the biggest bet on McGregor vs Mayweather reported so far.
The fight takes place in the early hours of Sunday, August 27, in Las Vegas.
At odds of 11/4, the online customer, from Merseyside, will turn £10,000 into £37.5k if 'Notorious' causes an upset in his professional boxing debut.
The Irishman remains the popular pick with punters in the build-up to the fight, with 10 bets being placed on the outsider to every bet taken on Mayweather.
And as a result, the UFC star has seen his odds fall from 13/2 to 11/4 since the blockbuster bout was announced.
Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: "The big bets are coming thick and fast, but while the majority have been staked on Mayweather up to this point, it's McGregor who's starting to attract serious interest in the build-up to the fight of the century."
McGregor vs Mayweather Betting Offers
An event of the profile of McGregor v Mayweather has the bookies very excited. Bookmakers are desperate to attract new and existing customers and offer lots of bonuses and promotions.
Profit Accumulator members will be using these offers to earn guaranteed profit from the event. You can find out how it's done here.
An example of some of the McGregor v Mayweather betting offers:
- Betfair new customer offer: Mayweather to win 20/1. McGregor to win 40/1. Claim here
- Paddy Power new customer offer: Mayweather to win 20/1. McGregor to win 40/1.