The story behind the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight
Golden 1 Center will host a closed-circuit viewing party Aug. 26 for the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor fight from Las Vegas, arena officials announced Wednesday.
Customers can visit the premium clubs in the arena, and food and beverages will be available for purchase during the fights.
Limited tickets will be available for purchase beginning at 10 a.m. Friday at Golden1Center.com. Golden 1 Center insiders and Kings season ticket members can take part in a pre-sale beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday, arena officials said.
Tickets are $40, and guests will be able to watch the full fight card from Golden 1 Center. Go to Golden1Center.com for more information.
The bout will also be shown live at several movie theaters across the country. Advance tickets are on sale though fathomevents.com for $40 each – considerably less than the $89.95 price tag for a standard-definition pay-per-view feed. A high-definition viewing costs $10 more.
There are nine theaters in the Sacramento region showing the fight. They are:
▪ Century Arden and XD, 1590 Ethan Way, Sacramento.
▪ Regal Natomas Marketplace Stadium 16 and RPX, 3561 Truxel Road, Sacramento.
▪ Century Sacramento Greenback 16, 6233 Garfield Ave., Sacramento.
▪ Century Laguna 16, 9349 Big Horn Blvd., Elk Grove.
▪ Century Folsom 14, 261 Iron Point Road, Folsom.
▪ Century Roseville 14 and XD, 1555 Eureka Road, Roseville.
▪ Regal El Dorado Hills Stadium 14 and IMAX, 2101 Vine St., El Dorado Hills.
▪ Cinemark Yuba City 8, 1410 Whyler Road, Yuba City.
▪ Regal Stockton City Centre Stadium 16 & IMAX, 16222 N. El Dorado St., Stockton.
Mayweather (49-0, 26 knockouts) came out of retirement to fight McGregor, a mixed martial arts champion in the UFC who will appear in his first professional boxing match.