McGregor v Mayweather betting update: Odds shift on MMA star

The odds on Conor McGregor beating Floyd Mayweather are continuing to fall, according to one bookmaker.

Ladbrokes reports that a huge swell of support for the Dublin-born MMA star has moved the price on the McGregor vs Mayweather betting market.

Having once been as long as 6/1 to defeat Mayweather in his first professional boxing match, The Notorious has since seen his odds tumble to just 7/2.

The fight is due to take place in Las Vegas the early hours of August 27.

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Ladbrokes say McGregor is 10 times more popular with punters than his opponent in terms of bets placed so far, despite his opponent being the clear 1/5 favourite.

Alex Apati, of Ladbrokes, said: "Our traders have been confident of a Mayweather victory since we first opened the book on this bout, but the latest update suggests the British public are anticipating a completely different outcome."

McGregor vs Mayweather betting from Ladbrokes

  • Mayweather - 1/5
  • McGregor - 7/2
  • Draw - 33/1

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