As has been the case with many big fights in recent years, the August 26 Showtime pay-per-view fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will have a cheaper option, airing live in movie theaters around the United States.
This means you do have an out if you want to see the fight for less than $100 on your cable or satellite bill.
That said, can you imagine the absolute state of the audience in a movie theater for this fight? The sheer absurdity of it all? Mayweather megafans. McGregor megafans. All packed in a theater. Maybe that sounds good to you. To me, it sounds like a bona fide nightmare. But to each their own. I can see the appeal of the idea. And I can certainly see the appeal of watching this ridiculous event on a big screen for a drastically reduced price compared to pay-per-view.
Any of you think you might brave the theater for this one?