Mayweather-McGregor Fight To Air Live At Evansville Theater
The biggest fight in the history of fights will take place on August 20th. If you don't feel like paying around $100 to watch the fight on Pay-Per-View, this might be a better option for you.
It's the fight that everyone is talking about. The undefeated, undisputed, 49-0, five division boxing champion, Floyd "Money" Mayweather taking on the young, brash, the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight divisions simultaneously, Connor McGregor.
If you have followed the build up to this bout, you know that it will be a spectacle unlike anything you have ever seen. The hype for this fight has been excellent. this fight will be under traditional boxing rules, so that gives the advantage to Mayweather. Connor McGregor remains the fan favorite to win the match, however. While it is unclear how the fight itself will go, it's certainly going to have a lot of people tuning in to see the outcome.
The fight takes place on Saturday, August 26 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. If you plan on watching the event, you can order it on Showtime Pay-Per-View for around $100. That's a good chunk of change that you might not be able to afford. However, since this is such a special attraction, there is now another way that you can view the fight along with a huge room full of cheering fans just like you.
You will be able to view the card in its entirety in select theaters. According to ESPN,
Fathom Events and Mayweather Promotions announced on Tuesday that they have partnered to bring the Aug. 26 fight, and the accompanying undercard, to movie theaters around the country. The movie theater broadcast of the event (9 p.m. ET), which will take place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, will be identical to what home viewers will see on the Showtime PPV telecast.
So what does this mean for us? Can folks in the Tri-State take advantage of this opportunity? The answer to that question is YES! A list of participating theaters can be found at FathomEvents.com.
AMC's Stadium 16 in Evansville will be showing the fight for folks wanting to see it for a cheaper price. Once you go to the Fathom Events website to order tickets, just type in your zip code and you will see the theaters closest to you that will be showing the event. Since this is a very special event, you won't be paying normal movie prices to view the fight. Adult tickets will run you $40, while a child's ticket costs $25.
No matter who you are rooting for, this will be a fun environment to watch the bout in. You will want to take advantage of this opportunity fast, as tickets will go quick!