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Mayweather Favored, But Odds For McGregor Falling Rapidly
WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 01: Floyd Mayweather looks on after Adrien Broner and Ashley Theophane fought at the DC Armory on April 1, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Not surprisingly, Floyd Mayweather opened as a huge betting favorite for his August 26th boxing match against Conor McGregor.  However, the money has been pouring in on the underdog Irishman.  After opening as a +1100 underdog (meaning he was expected to win this fight 8% of the time), McGregor’s number has dropped to +600 (14% expected win percentage).  Bet $100, win $600.  Not bad.

People betting on his puncher’s chance, perhaps?



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