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Mayweather vs. McGregor world tour to kick off next week at Staples Center

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Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour will begin next Tuesday in Los Angeles at the Staples Center at 4:30 p.m. ET.

This will be one of an expected series of press conferences likely slated for next week. Tickets are expected to be available Friday afternoon for the first press conference.

It will be the first public meeting between the boxing legend and the two-division UFC champion.

Mayweather is putting his 49-0 boxing record on the line at their Aug. 26 fight in Las Vegas. McGregor will be competing in a professional boxing match for the first time.

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