How To Buy Mayweather-Pacquiao Tickets Today (Or How To Watch It When You Don’t Get Tickets)
WBC and WBA Super Welterweight Champion Floyd Mayweather faces off against WBO Welterweight Champion Manny Pacquiao at 147 pounds on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tickets go on sale today, though that’s a bit misleading because they’ll be released in very limited numbers. You’ll either have to have a great internet connection and be really quick refreshing the Ticketmaster page, or become an A-list celebrity and get sponsored by an artisanal vodka who will then buy you ringside seats .
WHEN IS THE FIGHT
Showtime will begin airing the undercard at May 2 at 10 p.m. ET, while the main event isn’t expected to begin until at least 12 a.m. ET.
154 pounds: Brad Solomon vs. Adrian Granados
WHERE TO BUY TICKETS
Ticketmaster.com should make tickets available at 3 p.m.
ET, or you can order by phone at 800-745-300 — but Seat Geek currently has them available, here .
Tickets will range from $10,000 to $1,500, though the $10,000 seats will not be on sale to the public. The price of the other tickets — only 500-1,000 will actually be available for purchase — are $7,500, $5,000, $3,500 and $2,500, with a limit of four tickets per customer. For measure, the MGM Grand Garden Arena has 16,500 seats.
CLOSED CIRCUIT VIEWING
All MGM properties will be showing the fight on a closed circuit stream, releasing 50,000 tickets for $150 a piece. MGM Las Vegas locations airing the fight: The MGM, Bellagio, Aria, Vdara, The Signature, Mandalay Bay, Delano, Monte Carlo, Mirage, New York-New York, Luxor, Excalibur and Circus Circus. (Call the venues directly to order these tickets at 866-799-7711 or 800-745-3000.)Source: www.sportsgrid.com