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SBD/Issue 62/Facilities & Venues
Staples Center Offers $20M For Pacquiao-Mayweather Jr. Bout
Published December 10, 2009
|AEG Says It Would Activate Entire LA Live
Campus Around Staples Center For Fight Week
OTHERS IN LINE? The AFP reports yesterday's events "left the MGM Grand arena in Las Vegas as the favourite to host the fight." Staples Center would "likely need to offer more than a Las Vegas venue because California imposes state taxes that the fighters would have to pay, and Nevada doesn't" (AFP, 12/9). ESPN.com's Dan Rafael reported the Dolphins also are "interested in hosting the fight at Land Shark Stadium, going so far as to send out e-mails to their season-ticket holders to gauge their interest in buying tickets for the event" (ESPN.com, 12/9).