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Mayweather vs. McGregor Odds - Will Fighter Get Knocked Down Prop Bet

Boxing Betting Picks

There is no shortage of fun, “special” prop bets for the Mayweather vs. McGregor megafight, but one of the most compelling is being able to wager on whether one of them gets knocked down. There are “Yes” and “No” wagers for either fighter, and the current money lines tell you a lot about this fight in general.

You can currently find it at BookMaker.eu - along with a variety of weird and wild props. Make sure to check out more special boxing prop bets at the top 5 online sportsbooks - you’ll be surprised at what you find.

Bet on Opening Boxing Odds

Will Conor McGregor Get Knocked Down During the Fight?

Yes -238
No + 182

Will Floyd Mayweather Get Knocked Down During the Fight?

Yes + 355
No -605

What is a Knockdown (or Knock Down) ?

Just to be clear, an official knockdown is ruled when a fighter is punched and: #1 a part of his/her body other than the feet touch the canvas (such as his knee or glove). #2 When a fighter is being held up by the ropes. #3 When a fighter is hanging on, through or over the ropes. #4 A fighter cannot protect himself for whatever reason or lodged in a position when he can’t fall.

A slip or fall to the canvas that results in any of the above conditions is NOT a knockdown. The fighter must also be able to get back up and continue fighting. A flash knockdown is one where a fighter hits the canvas but recovers quickly enough that a count is not started.

Inside the Boxing Odds

The two chalk bets are obviously the result of a boxing rookie facing the best fighter of the generation. For historical context, Mayweather has only been knocked down once in his career - all the way back in 2001 against Carlos Hernandez.

Whether it was really a knockdown is debatable: Mayweather wasn’t hit solid, didn’t even drop to a knee and his glove barely scraped the ground. It could have easily been ruled a slip. The ref gave him a standing count anyway and “Money” went on to easily win the fight.

McGregor has never boxed professionally and is expected to be outclassed by Mayweather. So you can see why it’s so expensive to bet that “Money” won’t get knocked down. That’s also why the “Yes” play on McGregor getting knocked down is the chalk as well.

The best values on this prop bet are the “Yes” on McGregor getting knocked down. At -238, it’s not crazy expensive and it seems likely that the Irishman will get caught by the boxing superstar at some point over 12 possible rounds.

For context, Mayweather to win straight up is currently around -650. All of a sudden that -238 doesn’t seem to bad, right?

Bet on boxing odds at BookMaker.eu now

With the boxing odds at BookMaker.eu, you can bet on boxing all year, from smaller cards to pay-per-view events. Access live betting lines from your mobile device at BookMaker Sportsbook. Mayweather vs. McGregor takes place on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight card will air live on pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET.