Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao at the final press conference ahead of the fight of the century Image Credit: AP

The Fight of the Century TV coverage starts at 5am UAE time on Sunday, May 3. And while this may not be an appropriate time to head out to a bar with some friends, there are still a lot of places that are opening early especially to show the fight.

Here we list some of the various options around the Emirates that will be showing the fight.

At home

Du TV subscribers can enjoy the fight for free on channel 500.

OSN is broadcasting the fight at a cost of Dh125. It will screen on OSN Box Office HD1 – channel 31.

At the cinema

Novo Cinemas will be showing the fight live simultaneously across selected cinemas. They are:

Novo Cinemas Branches that are showing the fight from 5am
Cineplex, Grand Hyatt, Dubai
Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai
Al Ghurair Mall, Dubai
Festival City, Dubai
World Trade Centre Mall, Abu Dhabi
Mega Mall, Sharjah


Tickets cost Dh99 and includes breakfast.

At the hotels and restaurants

There are many hotels and establishments showing the fight live, with a lot of places opening as early as 5am to show the pre-matches.

1. Boracay Club, Asiana Hotel, Salahuddin Road, Dubai                                                  

Cost Dhs88 including breakfast in Lamesa restaurant Timings 5am to 9am Phone 04 608 2056 Website Boracay

2. Fibber Magee’s, Saeed Tower One, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

Cost Dh50 including breakfast and soft drink Timings from 6am Phone 04 332 2400 Website Fiber Magees

3. Original Wings and Rings, Liberty Tower, DIFC

Cost Dh150 for the Buffalo Breakfast Timings from 5am Phone 04 375 0323 Website Wings and Rings

4. Club Seven, Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel, Karama

Cost Dhs80 including breakfast Timings 5am to 9am Phone 04 377 1111 Website Club Seven

5. Kuya Juan, Al Ain Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi

Cost Dh100 include a breakfast buffet and raffle Timings from 6am Phone 02 679 4777 Website Kuya Juan

6. Ortego’s Deli, Hamdan Street, Abu Dhabi

Cost Dh30 Timings from 7am Phone 02 677 0740