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First Take Heads to Vegas for Mayweather-McGregor Showdown

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ESPN’s Morning Debate Show to Air Three Live Shows in Two Days

ESPN’s morning debate show, First Take, will head to Las Vegas on Thursday, Aug. 24, and Friday, Aug 25, for three shows in two days leading up to the much-anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. First Take, hosted by Molly Qerim with debators Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman, will be live from the MGM Grand’s “Talent Pool” from 10 a.m. – Noon ET on both days. A special, one-hour edition of First Take will air live from the same location on Thursday, at 8 p.m.

With a guest list that matches the glitz and glamor of the fight, First Take will welcome some of the biggest names in sports, music and entertainment across the three shows, including Dana White, Floyd Mayweather Sr., Roy Jones Jr., Ice Cube, Andre Ward, The Jabbawockeez and more. All shows will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis, with doors opening approximately 1.5 hours before show time.

Full guest list:

Date Time (ET) Guest
Thu, Aug 24 10 a.m. – Noon Roy Jones Jr.
  Teddy Atlas
  Chael Sonnen
  Dana White
  UNLV Cheerleaders
  Top Rank Ring Girls
Thu, Aug 24 8 – 9 p.m. Floyd Mayweather Sr.
  UNLV Cheerleaders
Friday, Aug 25 10 a.m. – Noon Jabbawockeez
  Andre Ward
  Ice Cube
  Top Rank Ring Girls

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