Billed as "the Fight of the Century," eager spectators are placing their bets and getting geared up for the boxing match between undefeated, five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao. The fight – May 2 – is expected to shatter pay-per-view records and gross millions of dollars, with ticket prices ranging from $3,500 to $250,000. Boxing experts call this the richest fight in the sport's history, slated to generate right around $300 million.
So with high price tags and high stakes, where does Denver go to get in on the blood, sweat and tear-filled action? Here's the list of venues with deals and meals to keep you happy during the brutal brawl.
Chopper's (80 South Madison Street)
The fight will be shown on numerous TV screens throughout the restaurant, including a new 165" video wall.
DEAL – $25 cover. Seating is first-come-first-served.
Cowboy Lounge (1941 Market Street)
Don't miss the battle screened on a giant HD projector and scattered screens.
DEAL – $20 cover. Seating is first-come-first-served.
Jackson's Downtown Denver (1520 20th Street)
Fight Night @ Jackson's is a full-fledged event.
DEAL – $25 per person, general admission. $150 VIP table for four up front. VIP table for four up front – includes dinner entrees per person and a Cuervo 1800 Knockout margarita pitcher.
ViewHouse Centennial DTC (7101 S. Clinton Street)
The highly anticipated fight will play at 7 p.m. Saturday on the sports bar and restaurant's 200" screen.
DEAL – $10 cover. Standing room only. $150(+) table minimums. Tables for the fight will be granted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Table reservations will be at 5:45 - 6:15 p.m.
Sports Column (1930 Blake Street)
Sports Column will be airing the all action.
DEAL – $25 upstairs. Standing room only. $150 table for four. $250 table for four,plus four entrees and a margarita pitcher.
Twin Peaks (all locations)
With ice cold beer and flat screens visible from every angle of the sports-centric space, Twin Peaks is a prime location to watch the feud unfold.
DEAL – *Cost varies by location.
Tickets available to multiple venues at: www.nightout.com