Watching Boxing in Manchester
You don't want to watch the fight cooped up in your living room, paying through the nose for pay-per-view to watch someone get a blow to the hooter. See all the punches in their full glory on big screens in our pick of the best places in Manchester to watch boxing matches. They've got comfort, they've got style, they've got a bigger range of beers and ales than your measly fridge could ever stock (we can practically bet on that) and they've got bundles of other boxing enthusiasts that you can shout at the screen with.
Last updated on 26th May 2016
Boasting all the glitz and glamour of the Las Vegas strip, Manchester235 is the ideal place in Manchester to watch boxing. Boxing has always been the most glamorous sport; just look at all of the minted high rollers and fighters' beautiful girlfriends watching avidly from the front row. So make like you're with them at Manchester 235; they even have dedicated packages so that you don't need to bother with organizing a thing.
A Deansgate venue for top notch, pocket friendly pints and a bustling weekend atmosphere, you need not break the bank for a night out at this laid back pub, especially not when the boxing is on. With their plethora of HD screens dotted about the joint, The Lost Dene is a knockout of a destination to watch boxing in the city.
The Alibi off Oxford Road is one of Manchester's most stylish sport bars. Sit back with your mates on the comfy coaches and watch all the fighting action from any of the bar's HD TVs so that you don't miss a single bead of sweat. Backed with classic cocktails and traditional ales, The Alibi is one of the best bars in Manchester to watch the boxing.
With comfortable seating and a clear view of the action from anywhere in the bar, Norwegian Blue is a great place to relax while watching a tense game of boxing. Their 12 big screens placed strategically around the venue means every seat in the house is a prime viewing spot and everyone can enjoy chatting with mates while simultaneously having a subtle eye on the fight.
A great sports bar for people who don't like sports bars, this Northern Quarter bar shows plenty of live sports and is a great place to watch all the boxing action in Manchester. While we know that it's hard not to think about anything else when you're in the middle of watching a fight, don't forget about their great range of beers from plenty of locally sourced breweries.