Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather and UFC’s biggest star Conor McGregor go head to head in Vegas this weekend and here’s where you can watch the fight in Dubai.
Because of the time difference, the bout dubbed ‘The Money Fight’ will be aired in the early hours of Sunday (27th August) and here are 10 places you can watch it.
QD’s 2.0, Emirates Golf Club
Sports mad pals should team up, as groups of 11-20 people receive a 20 per cent discount and groups of 21 and above a 25 per cent discount.
AED 110 for food, AED 275 food and beverages. 5.30 am. Emirates Golf Club. 04 417 9999.
Claw BBQ, Souk Al Bahar
6am. Souk Al Bahar Bridge. 04 432 2300.
Barasti, Mina Seyahi
Free entry, AED 80 per person. Doors open 6am, breakfast starting at 7am. Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina. 04 318 1313.
Kickers, Sports City
With five large projector screens and 11 TVs, there’s no way you will miss a minute of the boxing action. The on-street entertainment competes with a heavyweight breakfast buffet including freshly baked pasties and bread, fruits, cereals, a live egg station, along with unlimited tea, coffee and fresh juice.
AED 85 per person. Open from 6am with breakfast starting at 7am. Sports Village, Dubai Sports City. 04 448 1001.
Perry & Blackwelder’s, Souk Madinat
Whether you stay up or rise early, get ready for the action from 3am at the Souk’s smokehouse. Twelve big screens and 11 TVs ensure you won’t miss the bout no matter where you sit in the restaurant. As well Money Cakes cheesecakes whipped up in two flavours; Irish cream and P&B, there’ll be unlimited coffee and delicious breakfast bites from AED 60.
Breakfast bites AED 60. 3am. Souk Madinat. 04 366 6197.
Lock, Stock & Barrel, Barsha Heights
AED 125. 6am. Grand Millenium Hotel, Barsha Heights. 04 514 9195.
Whether you are rooting for Irishman McGregor or American Mayweather, prep for the big fight at McGettigan’s with a full stomach with eggs, sausage, overnight tomato, baked beans, flat cap mushrooms and hash brown with toast.
AED 79 for JLT and AED 60 for DWTC. 6am. 800 6247 / 04 378 0800.
Burger and Lobster, DIFC
Go big and enjoy the exclusive one-time breakfast menu to celebrate the big fight. One side there’s Mayweathered Eggs Benedict with Lobster, facing off with the Full McGregor Breakfast. For the lightweights, enjoy protein-packed The Healthy Winner or The Smash Up, which is tender lobstermeat in Japanese mayo.
AED 110 per person. 4am. Burj Daman Building, DIFC. 04 514 8838
Nasimi Beach, Atlantis, The Palm
Watch the fight at the scenic seafront restaurant at Nasimi Beach on one of the three large TV screens. Take advantage of the buffet – two fried eggs in a soft bun sounds like breakfast of champions to us.
AED90. 5.30am. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah. 04 426 2626.
What better way could there be to watch the big unprecedented showdown on the silver screen? Novo Cinemas is will be broadcasting the fight live on selected locations across Dubai. Further pump yourself by enjoying a pre-fight breakfast for just AED 25.
AED74. 5am. Dubai Festival City, Ibn Battuta Mall. Purchase tickets from www.novocinemas.com or directly at the Box Office.