AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – A few local bars will show a highly-publicized boxing event on Saturday.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is coming out of retirement to match up against UFC star Conor McGregor on August 26.
Mayweather is now 40, but McGregor — 11 years younger — is mixed martial arts fighter who has never had a pro boxing fight. Mayweather is the favorite in the fight.
The fight is only available via pay-per-view on Showtime, but three local bars announced plans to air it:
1722 S Raccoon Rd., Austintown, OH
The cost will be $15 at the door. There will be $2 beer and $4 shot specials all night long
Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course
655 N Canfield Niles Rd, Austintown, OH
$100 minimum for booths, $25 a person for all other seats at Skybox Sports Bar and H Lounge.
Thelma’s Sports Nook
285 E High St Sharpsville, PA
The show starts at 9 p.m.
WYTV called other bars in the area, which had no plans to show the event. If we missed one, submit your event details to us via Report It.