Floyd Mayweather Jr may be stepping into the ring for the last time tonight when he faces Andre Berto. But with tickets for the bout going for as high as $10,000 on Stubhub, and the event taking place out in Vegas, checking out the fight in person is not an option.
Luckily, if you planned on witnessing Pretty Boy make history, we have a few (legal) viewing options that will satisfy the homebody looking to watch from the comfort of their couch, as well as the pumped up fanatic looking for the communal excitement of a blood thirsty crowd.
Watch It At Home On Pay Per View
Tonight’s action kicks off live on T.V. from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT on Showtime pay-per-view. Price for the fight: $64.95 for standard, $74.95 for HD.
To order the Mayweather/Berto pay-per-view broadcast, use your remote control to navigate over to your provider’s PPV or on-demand channel, or call your cable or satellite provider.
Stream the Fight To Your Computer or Device
Prefer to be mobile and on the go? You can watch the Mayweather/Berto fight directly on your computer, laptop, or mobile devices.
Showtime will stream the pay-per-view event to U.S.-based fans for the $64.99 price of the SD telecast. The fee includes access to the ‘Countdown Live’ show starting at 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT, and the actual fights which kick off at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT.
Visit cbs.com/fight to order the stream.
Watch the Fight At a Bar or Restaurant
Nothing beats watching a brawl with other fight fans. Many sports bars will be showing the bout, usually with a cover charge. But make sure to get there early, so you can grab a seat at the bar and get a good view of the T.V. screen. Here are some bars and pubs that are hosting viewing parties…
In New York City, you can catch the event at:
40/40 Club 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. call for prices (probably expensive) and reservations at 212-832-4040
Legends: $20 cover
Bounce Sporting Clubs: $15 cover
Tonic East: between $20-$30 cover
In Waterbury, CT, Lakewood Lanes, only $10
Also in Connecticut, at 1st & 10, contact them for prices.
Big Woody’s in Allentown, Pennsylvania: $10
In Scottsdale, Arizona Showroom at Casino Arizona is hosting a viewing party for $25.
Rookies in Spring, Texas: $10 cover.
***Always call before going to confirm they will be showing the fight.***
Watch the Fight at a Movie Theater
Here’s the best of both worlds: the comfort of a movie with the add exhilaration of the a crowd. Fathom theaters will be carrying the Mayweather/Berto fight on big screens across the country.
The tickets are $25 here in NYC. But the prices may vary depending on the location. For more information visit www.FathomEvents.com.