• Where to watch the ‘Fight of the Century’


    pacquiao_mayweather20150426If no one knows where to get tickets for the epic Pacquiao-Mayweather bout in Las Vegas, boxing fans across Metro Manila have no such problems.

    Tickets to what is touted as the “Fight of the Century” continue to be available in the most popular concert, theater, and hotel and restaurant venues all around town, which will stream the much-awaited match live from the MGM Grand on the morning of May 3.

    All the public needs to do is decide where to watch the battle of two champions (most probably based on their budget for tickets), and make sure they get online or to the ticket outlets ASAP before the hottest seats in town run out.

    Here are some of the most popular picks where to cheer on the Pambansang Kamao.

    @Resorts World Manila
    The Pacquiao-Mayweather fight dubbed “Battle for Greatness” is going to be one for the history books and Resorts World Manila offers every second of the action live via Pay-Per-View on May 3 from 8 a.m. onwards in not just one venue but six.

    Eat, drink and enjoy the fight as RWM restaurants serve up the “Bar, Brunch & Brawl” promo. Dig into brunch buffets of authentic Hong Kong cuisine at Victoria Harbour Café and at Bar 360, as well as a good breakfast spread at Remington Hotel’s newest club, House Manila.

    Boxing fans can also watch at the state-of-the-art Newport Cinemas or Newport Performing Arts Theater with the “Silver Screen Showdown Special.”

    Finally, RWM Gold and Platinum members and their guests get the next best thing to ringside seats with the “VIP View to a Fight.” Patrons can experience the full treatment as RWM’s Cantonese fine dining restaurant Passion plays host to this special screening.

    For more information, visit www.rwmanila.com or call 908-8833.

    Miss no angle with Araneta Coliseum’s Giant Cube

    Miss no angle with Araneta Coliseum’s Giant Cube

    @Araneta Center
    Forty years after the historical Ali-Frazier boxing match held at the iconic Smart Araneta Coliseum, the Thrilla in Manila fever is back, as the world stops to witness another mega-fight.

    Experience the epic Pacquiao-Mayweather bout at the Big Dome on May 3 at 9 a.m. via live HD feed, provided by official media partner TV5, through Giant Cube. This four-sided, high- resolution and 800-square feet screens guarantee image clarity from all angles of the coliseum, making it impossible to miss every single blow from clashing titans of the ring.

    For inquiries and ticket purchases, visit www.ticketnet.com.ph or call 911-5555.

    @SM Cinema
    The most awaited boxing match of the century is finally making its way to the big screens: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao takes place live through pay-per-view in all SM Cinema branches and Walter Mart (WM) Cinemas nationwide on May 3.

    The heart pounding action in the big screens will definitely make the audience feel part of the real-time battle between the boxing giants all the way from Las Vegas.

    Patrons can avail of promos and freebies when they choose to watch the fight on the big screen. As an added treat, early ticket holders will receive a specially designed t-shirt for free with each single-receipt purchase. e-PLUS cardholders get a complimentary ticket to the fight along with a free t-shirt, when they purchase using their e-PLUS cards.

    The newly opened SM Cinema at Light Mall and all Directors Club Cinema branches across the metro will have the option of including a buffet treat into their ticket purchase. The Mall of Asia Arena has announced that the venue will also hold a viewing event for the legendary fight—however ticket details are yet to be confirmed.

    For tickets, visit www.smcinema.com, www.smtickets.com, or any SM Ticket and WM Cinemas branch nationwide.


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