Floyd Mayweather says Conor McGregor fight is on for Aug. 26

FILE - In this April 29, 2015, file photo, boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. smiles during a pre-fight news conference in Las Vegas. Mayweather is being inducted into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame in Las Vegas on Friday, June 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

(WTNH)–Boxer Floyd Mayweather said in an Instagram post on Wednesday that the much-anticipated fight between him and UFC star Conor McGregor will happen on August 26 in Las Vegas.

“It’s official!” Mayweather wrote in the caption. McGregor responded by tweeting: “FIGHT IS ON,” with a picture of himself and, for some reason, Mayweather’s father, Floyd Sr.

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The fight will reportedly be televised on ShowTime Pay Per View. No word on how much it will cost as of yet.

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