Thursday, April 30, 2015

Mayweather v. Pacquiao Fight Parties

I've been looking all over for a fight party to watch Mayweather v. Pacquiao fight on Saturday. Below are my suggestions ranging from what will likely be low-key gathering to what will probably be shoulder-to-shoulder gatherings.

Updated: Nan and Byron’s Fight Party
Premium Buffet featuring prime NY Strip, grilled lobster tail, Alaskan king crab legs, shucked oysters, roasted beef tenderloin, poached shrimps, and  more. Table reservations, HD Televisions and two giant projector screens with audio. $100 includes food/drink credit, tax and gratuity. Doors open at 5 p.m. Nan and Byron’s, 1714 South Blvd

Fight & Soulful House Music After Party 
Go for the fight, and stay for the after-party. It features three DJs, and doesn’t stop until 6 a.m. Food will be served. The WAREHOUSE, 7226 Harrisburg Rd. 8 p.m., $10. Deets.

Release! + The Big Fight + Allan's 50th BDay Party/Taurus Bash 
The fight will be shown on a 10-foot screen. This is presented by SSMG and Petra’s Bar. The after-party will feature DJ Badala and the Deep House Providers. 8 p.m. Petra's Bar 1919 Commonwealth Ave. $5 b4 9 p.m., $10 after. Deets.

The Word - Boxing Edition: Baddest Superfight Party Ever
This party is presented by the crew that does the the Baddest Superbowl parties. Fight will be shown on a 100-foot screen surround sound and there will be  “comfortable” viewing angles and food. 3549 Enfield Road. Deets.

Live, Local Boxing and Mayweather v. Pacquiao
Enjoy some local boxing before the onscreen action at this party by Fight Lab 47 from 6 p.m. -  9 p.m. Watch the main event on indoor and outdoor TVs or a big screen projector! 6 p.m. Maverick Taco, 1513 Montford Dr. $30 and up. Deets.

Fight Night
Enjoy food and drink specials all night. All undercard fights will be shown. There are more than 13, 50'-70' TVs. 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. Sports One Charlotte, 521 N. College St. $30. Deets.

Mayweather v. Pacquiao
Ticket guarantees entry, not a seat. Must print ticket. Standing room only unless table purchased in advance. 9 p.m. Fitzgerald’s Irish Pub, 201 East 5th St. Limited Menu. $20 and up. Deets.