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Mayweather vs McGregor to be shown in movie theaters

Don’t want to spend $100? Go to an outrageous movie theater showing!

Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Conor McGregor World Press Tour - London Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

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?

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