Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor can maybe make us watch their “fight” but with their circus that travels – can’t even get people to attend it.

Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, mixed martial arts fighter/novice boxer get into the ring at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on August 26, but people are not excited and have no rush to pack for it. According to TicketIQ, there’s a $3,500 lack of interest in tickets to this fight on Ticketmaster and has moved them into the secondary market with an incredible degree of a rush. TicketIQ notes, increase of 400% in the number of tickets available since last week, with now going $1,909 as the lowest priced ticket.

Hundreds of tickets are selling below face value, with more than 20% prices dropping since they went on sale. The most expensive ringside tickets are available for $19, 600 down from $30, 000 after the original sale.  

However, the few thousands of tickets are remaining at any price will likely leave this far short of the $72, 198, 500 gate record that the Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao fight made in 2015. The atmosphere may not live up to that in Las Vegas like the Mayweather-Pacquaio bout. As the Media and Press reports, there are still a lot of rooms available in the $300 to $400 range at various hotels, including those owned by T-Mobile Arena owner MGM Grand.

We can't ever blame the people for not wanting to watch the fight. The cheapest 4-star hotel in Las Vegas on fight weekend is $196, which is 100% higher than the cheapest hotel room the weekend before according to Priceline.com. It only increased 20% over the last week, despite searches for trips to Vegas jumping 700%.

Mayweather and McGregor did a lousy job of selling this as a sporting event. But, UFC, the WWE, and even other struggling pro sports franchises should learn from how they sold it at this time. It may be a history but considered as the most profitable meme of all time.

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