The most anticipated fight of the century is fast approaching as once-retired all-time great boxer Floyd Mayweather is set to take on UFC's biggest star Conor McGregor in Las Vegas.
The professional boxing bout between undefeated eleven-time five-division professional boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and the current UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor will take place in the T-Mobile arena on the Las Vegas strip in Nevada on Saturday August 26.
Due to the US and UAE time difference – the fight will be shown early Sunday morning, August 27, in the UAE.
1. McGettigan’s DWTC, JLT and Abu Dhabi
The three McGettigan’s locations will open doors from 6am to show the fight across multiple large screen TVs on Sunday August 27. Meaning a very early start for Dubai viewers. Get yourself prepped for the big fight with a full stomach and McGettigan’s signature breakfast – eggs, sausage, black and white pudding, overnight tomato, baked beans, flat cap mushroom and hash brown served with toast for just Dh79 at McGettigan’s JLT and McGettigan’s Abu Dhabi. Breakfast is also available at McGettigan’s DWTC starting from Dh60.
Location and Contact McGettigan’s JLT, Bonnington Hotel, Cluster J, JLT, Dubai (04 378 0800), McGettigan’s DWTC, Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai (800 6247), McGettigan’s AUH, Al Raha Hotel and Resort, Channel Street, Abu Dhabi (04 378 0800) Timings Doors open at 6am
2. QD’s 2.0
The Money Fight’ will be shown live at QD’s 2.0 (Emirates Golf Club’s dedicated Summer Tent) with doors opening at 5.30am on Sunday August 27, with breakfast served from 6am.
For Dh110, fight fans will be able to choose from a full real English breakfast buffet. While a soft package might be the perfect way to start the day for those heading to work after the fight, guests can make a day of it as the venue is fully licensed. A Dh275 package is available to include breakfast and house beverages.
Location QD’s 2.0, Emirates Golf Club Cost Dh110 with soft drinks, Dh275 for house beverage package Timings Sunday August 27 from 5.30am onwards Contact 04 4179999
With a large outdoor seating area and one of Dubai’s best live sport big screen, and accessible location for many, Barasti is a great spot to watch what could be the boxing match of the decade. Enjoy our English breakfast with coffee, tea or juice for Dh80.
Location Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina Cost Free entry, Dh85 per person for breakfast Timings Open from 6am with breakfast starting at 7am Contact 04 3181313
Kickers will be serving up a special “Heavy Weight Breakfast”.
The buffet style breakfast will have stations dishing up healthy (and not so healthy) breakfast favourites including; freshly baked pastries and bread; seasonal fruit selection; a cereal bar with homemade granola, Bircher muesli, wheat flakes and an egg station. The “Heavy Weight Breakfast” also includes unlimited tea and coffee as well as a fresh juice bar.
Location Sports Village, Dubai Sports City Price Dh85 per person Timings Sunday August 27 from 6am with breakfast starting at 7am Contact 04 4481001
5. Perry & Blackwelder’s
Dubai’s favourite smokehouse and sports bar, Perry & Blackwelder’s, has you sorted with all the action from 3am onwards! Home to 12 big screens, and 11 TVs. With unlimited coffee and delicious breakfast bites from dh60, chef tony has also whipped up a week-long special of money cakes, a delicious cheesecake, topped with 100 dollar bills, available in two flavours; Irish cream and Peanut Butter.
Location Souk Madinat Jumeirah Cost From Dh60 for Breakfast bites with unlimited coffee Timings Sunday 27th August from 3am Contact 04 3666197
6. Bridgewater Tavern
“The Money Fight" will be screened at the Bridgewater Tavern this coming Sunday from 6am! Get in touch with them and book your spot – a full breakfast buffet and beverages will be served.
Location and Contact JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Business Bay, Sheikh Zayed Road, Timings Doors open at 6am Contact 04 414 0000
7. Bidi Bondi
The clash will be shown on all of Bidi Bondi’s 14 screens, as well as two giant screens so you won’t miss a single moment of the action.
Get the breakfast of champions (eggs, mushrooms, sausages, hash browns, baked beans, turkey bacon and tomatoes) as well as tea, coffee and soft juices for Dh75.
Location Bidi Bondi, Palm Shoreline, Palm Jumeirah Contact 04 427 0515
8. Lock Stock & Barrel
LSB will be open from 6am onwards, for the most anticipated fight in history. The venue will offer a full Vegas Breakfast including unlimited soft drinks, teas and coffees. LSB will also have Ring girls and a full Vegas Sound and Light show during and after the big fight.
This will set you back Dh125 and includes entry
Location and Contact Grand Millennium Hotel Dubai, Barsha Heights - Dubai Timings Doors open at 6am Contact 04 514 9195
9. Tap House
Tap House will screen the fight as well. They will be serving their “Champion's Breakfast” from 6-9am
Location Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Contact 04 5143778 or 800TAPS
10. Jebal Ali Club
Everyone’s favourite recreational club will be showing the fight as well. All beverages will be at happy hour prices.
Location Jebel Ali Village Dubai Contact 04 459 5100
11. Cook Hall
Doors open at 6AM here as well – if you work nearby or along Sheikh Zayed Road, like we do, head here before work.
Location Lobby Level The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City Contact 044355577
12. At the Movies
The fight will be screened at Reel Cinemas in the Dubai Mall and Marina Mall as well. Showtimes are 5AM, and tickets are priced at Dh90.
Novo will be screening the fight as well. Open from 5AM, tickets here at Dh74 and you can add a breakfast for Dh25.
Vox Cinemas too! Kicking off at 5am, you can get a standard ticket for Dh75 or a VIP ticket for Dh100.
13. Fibber McGee’s
Our favourite, cosy, watering hole will screen the fight from 6AM. The package will cost you Dh100 and includes entrance, your choice of beverage and a full Irish breakfast. Make sure you book in advance.
Location Saeed Tower One, Sheikh Zayed Road Contact 04 332 2400
14. Harvester’s Pub
If Fibber’s is packed, stroll down to Harvester's Pub in Crowne Plaza Dubai. Here, you’ll get breakfast and beverages for Dh90.
Location Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road Contact 04 331 1111
15. Appaloosa, Marriott Hotel Al Forsan Abu Dhabi
Guests can enjoy and English breakfast with juice and tea (or coffee) and it's free to enter. Get there at 6am.
Location Marriott Hotel Al Forsan Abu Dhabi Cost Dh75 per person Contact 02 201 4131
How can we not include The Irish Village? :) The “Greatest fight of the year or even this decade” will be screened here. Obviously!
Doors will open from 6AM. It’s free to enter. See you guys there!
Location Irish Village Contact 04 282 4750