Canelo Vs GGG 2
Genaddy "GGG" Golovkin fighting Canelo Alvarez. Photo Credit: Getty Images

After almost an entire year of waiting the day is finally getting close to Canelo Vs GGG 2. That’s right, the highly anticipated rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin is finally here after their first match was — controversially— scored as a draw. The initial rematch was scheduled to go down last Cinco De Mayo and was postponed after Canelo tested positive for using performance enhancing drugs. This ultimate boxing match the settle who the pound-for-pound best fighter in the middleweight division will be broadcast live on HBO pay-per-view.

 

The price for the pay-per-view is pretty hefty price at $69.99 for standard definition and $79.99 for high definition. While it is predicted that this will be a big day for boxing, many people will be scrambling to find a bar — or a party with friends — that will be showing the fight so that you won’t be in the whole for the full cost. Luckily for you, we’ve rounded up some of the best places for you to watch the fight throughout New York City.

 

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The best bars to watch Canelo Vs GGG 2

If cleaning up after a party in your apartment seems like the last thing you would want be doing on Sunday — lucky for you, there are tons of bars that will be showing the fight for cover charges far less than the price of the pay-per-view. Here are some of the best places to check out the fight with a frosty beer...

 

Manhattan  - Canelo Vs GGG 2 

The East End

1664 First Ave

The East End will be showing the fight on two large projectors with a $30 entry fee if you purchase your ticket in advance and $35 at the door.  

Brooklyn - Canelo Vs GGG 2 

Brooklyn Tap House 

590 Myrtle Ave. 

Brooklyn Tap House on Classon Ave will be playing the fight for it's residents in Clinton Hill for the low price of $20 at the door. To make things better, the price of admission will also include one free drink! 

Queens - Canelo Vs GGG 2 

Neir's Tavern 

87-48 78th St. (88th Ave.)

This Woodhaven sports bar will be THE place to watch Canel Vs GGG 2 in Queens. The space is limited, so make sure you get there well in advance before you miss out. 

 

See Canelo Vs GGG 2 on the big screen

To give GGG Vs. Canelo the cinematic experience it truly deserves, why not actually see it at a real cinema? If you want to avoid the loud drunken crowd of some of the more boxing centric bars in town or your good friend forgot to pay his cable bill ahead of the fight, you can reserve your seats and get your large popcorn and soda combo at the following movie theaters in the New York City area:

UA Court Street 12 & RPX

106 Court St., Brooklyn, NY 11201

 

Regal Union Square Stadium 14

850 Broadway, New York, NY 10003

 

AMC Kips Bay 15

570 Second Ave., New York, NY 10016

 

AMC Empire 25

234 West 42nd St., New York, NY 10036

 

UA Kaufman Astoria Cinemas & RPX

35-30 38th St., Astoria, NY 11101

 

UA Sheepshead Bay Stadium 14 & IMAX

3907 Shore Pkwy., Brooklyn, NY 11235

 

UA Staten Island Stadium 16 & RPX

2474 Forest Ave., Staten Island, NY 10303

 

AMC Clifton Commons 16

405 Route 3 East, Clifton, NJ 07014

 

AMC Garden State 16

4000 Garden State Plaza Blvd, Paramus, NJ 07652