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.)