Branded as one of the most exciting locations in the world to watch some of the world’s biggest boxing events, Las Vegas has enticed boxing fans from every corner of the world to congregate on this exciting strip to watch legendary, one off fights. Hosting magnificent 5* hotels, each displaying a different impressive theme, little white chapels dotted along the strip and is home to some of the world’s largest, most grand casinos.
The MGM Grand Las Vegas is a luxury hotel casino located on the infamous Las Vegas strip. Opening in 1993, it is the second largest hotel in the world. Playing host to some of the biggest names in boxing, it has witnessed fights from Floyd Mayweather Vs Juan Manuel Marquez, Mike Tyson Vs Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins Vs Oscar de la Hoya. The most recent action coming from Manny Pacquiao Vs Miguel Cotto putting on an impressive show for all. As well as these major lightweight and heavyweight fights, another popular global event is the UFC.
The atmosphere along the strip is electric as people buzz about getting ready for the action to take place. Bets can be placed at all major casinos along the strip on fight nights and not to worry…if you haven’t managed to bag yourself some tickets, most of the casinos including Caesars Palace and the Bellagio offers hundreds of big screens where you can enjoy the vibrant atmosphere and watch the fight amongst fellow boxing fanatics.
Your best bet of bagging tickets is to book them online the moment they are released. Tickets are highly sought after as you can imagine, but if you do manage to get your hands on some, you’ll be living it up in Vegas, rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous as they sit ringside to grab a real piece of the action.
Aswell as tickets being hard to come by, hotels can bring the same problem. With thousands of people gathering for the same massive event, hotels get booked up very quickly so make sure you book your hotel at the soonest convenience, otherwise you could be stuck out in the sticks in a hotel you really didn’t want. Caesars Palace, The MGM Grand and the Bellagio are amongst the most popular and will prove the most difficult to come by, so get in there fast.
Once you’ve booked your fight night tickets and your chosen property, it’s time to book the all important flights. Flights will get booked up quickly as does everything else so you must ensure you get searching for your flights ASAP. Whether you book package holidays to Las Vegas or flights and accommodation separately, the price will be higher than usual but you get what you pay for… a once in a lifetime holiday in which you’ll see one of the most fascinating sporting events of your life. You’ll be the envy of all your friends and will have a tale to tell to all when you return home from your exciting jaunt.