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Mayweather vs. McGregor

Our guide on where to watch Mayweather vs. McGregor

It has be be the biggest fight of the century and one definitely not to miss.  UFC meets Boxing head-on in what has to be the most hyped and anticipated fight in recent years.  

It all kicks off on Saturday 26th August 2017, Floyd Mayweather Jr. out of retirement for this fight, with his 49 – 0 record on the line!  Connor McGregor has made the switch from UFC to Boxing just for this fight!  It promises to be an epic affair, with the tempers already flaring as they headline four press conferences in four cities in just four days.   It is like something out of a Rocky film, with everything at stake in one of the highest paid fights of all time.  So where to watch it?

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Here at Nights Out In Newcastle we love a night out, so we’ve weighed up out some of the best options and here is our guide of where in Newcastle to watch the big fight!  

We decide on ticketed events, as there is nothing worse than missing out on an event like this because you did not book early.   Check out our recommendations for an epic night out below:


Shark Club 

Sandman Signature Hotel, Heber Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4BT


Located in the historic Newcastle Brewery and equipped with 32 HDTVs, the Shark Club in Newcastle is the ultimate destination for sports entertainment.

Shark Club sports bar and grill are well-known for their coverage of sports, including UFC and Boxing, and it comes as no surprise they will be showing the $1 Billion fight.  They are taking bookings now and are expecting to be sold out within the month so don’t hang about!

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There will be ticketed standing lanyards for those who aren’t in groups or wish to come for the event.  They will release our lanyards within the coming weeks. These lanyards will be first come, first served so once we have sold them and all of our group bookings confirmed we will be full.  For more details check out their events page on Facebook here

Shark Club are famed for their fab grub with some great offerings for the big event.  They have burgers, pizza, steaks, sliders and much more available.

For all bookings and questions in regards to the event, email


For directions to Shark Club check them out in our handy guide here.


Aspers Casino

The Gate, Newgate Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5TG


Located in The Gate complex – Newgate Street, this popular venue has a vast casino with 3 gaming floors, 200-seat poker room, eclectic restaurant and 30-screen sports bar.

Aspers Sports Bar is one of Newcastle’s premier sports venues and a great place to catch all of the action of Floyd Mayweather v Colin McGregor live on Saturday 26th August.  This is the first of it’s kind fight as McGregor steps out of the cage and into the boxing ring against the undisputed Mayweather.  

asters sports bar

The Sports Bar has 2 ticket options for this upcoming bout, with £5 Standing and £8 seating with projector viewing available at the cash desk.  Aspers Sports Bar has 30 individual multi-media screens, plus a wall to wall 156” HD screen showing live sports events from around the world.  With a stylish bar area serving drinks and a great selection of food, you can catch all of the live sport on one of the largest screens in Newcastle while you eat and drink with ease.

They serve some good and reasonably priced bar food with all the usual suspects such as BBQ Chicken Wings, Popcorn Chicken, Hot Dogs and Burgers.  If bar food is not your thing you can also grab a bite to eat in Freya’s Restaurant before hand and even have a bet or two in the casino.  

For the big fight we recommend getting well in advance to avoid any disappointment.  For more details click here.


For directions to Aspers Casino check them out in our handy guide here.


Spot White

We love Spot White as they always do great drink deals and make sure you have a great night.  

Last year tested out the Spot White Platinum room for our blog review in December and had the night of our lives!  Check out our review here.

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For those who are not familiar with Spot White they are Newcastle’s premier Snooker and Pool bar, situated on Chinatown’s bustling Stowell Street.  The Platinum room is available for private hire and comes complete with two American pool tables, a huge 100 inch projector screen with Sports channels including BT Sport, touch screen Karaoke Machine, Bluetooth facility to play music from your own phone or mobile device, Play station 4, LED Floor Including Inbuilt twister board and table service.

For the big fight they are putting on a great night with wristbands available for the gold room and main rooms from 1st August.  It promises to be an epic one, so don’t miss out!

To see the big fight live at Spot White email for details

If you would like directions you can find Spot White our handy bar guide.








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