6 places to watch UFC 272: Covington vs. Masvidal
There’s nothing better that a rivalry fight in which there is a lot of bad blood between the two fighters. And a rivalry doesn’t get much more heated than the one between Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal, who square off in the main event of UFC 272.
The UFC returns to Las Vegas for UFC 272, a card headlined by the welterweight grudge match between Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington. The two began as teammates — and roommates — but have since thrown all that out the window amid both men’s rise to MMA stardom. Masvidal has the beef between the two will never die while Covington has promised to “drop him on his head” if they cross paths in the future. The main event is the kind of fight that will draw the eyeballs of both diehard fans and casual fans.
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Full main event lineup:
Welterweight: Colby Covington vs. Jorge Masvidal
Catchweight (160 lbs.): Rafael dos Anjos vs. Renato Moicano
Featherweight: Edson Barboza vs. Bryce Mitchell
Welterweight: Kevin Holland vs. Alex Oliveira
Heavyweight: Sergey Spivak vs. Greg Hardy
Want to watch UFC 272: Covington vs. Masvidal? Check out six of the top spots in the Valley serving up great food and fight action.
The Ainsworth Phoenix
The Ainsworth is a brand new restaurant and lounge in the heart of Downtown Phoenix. Be sure to check it out for UFC 272. The new space fuses sports and sophistication, featuring two large TV walls, a marble bar, and floor-to-ceiling greenery walls with a statement chandelier overhead
Dave & Buster’s at Tempe Marketplace
With a refurbished bar, 12 newly installed 75 inch TV screens, 40-foot screen upon entry at the front of the house, Dave & Buster’s at Tempe Marketplace provides an atmosphere as electric as the octagon itself. Nosh on fan favorites like Cantina Nachos, Garlic Parmesan Fries and Wings while sipping on delicious craft cocktails or cold beer while watching UFC 272. Tempe Marketplace is located at 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy in Tempe. For more information, www.daveandbusters.com/locations/tempe.
With almost 100 large screen TVs, 29-degree draft beers, craft cocktails and scratch-made food, Twin Peaks is the place to watch. Guests must spend a minimum of $25 per person on food and drinks and be over 21 to come in. All four Valley locations will be showing the fight. Twin Peaks locations: 2135 E Camelback Rd. in Phoenix; 8787 E. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd. in Scottsdale; 6922 N. 95th Ave. in Glendale; and 2050 E Rio Salado Pkwy in Tempe. For more information visit www.twinpeaks.com.
Harkins is bringing the octagon to the big screen with the UFC 272 live event! Tickets are $20 each and available to purchase at Harkins.com or at participating theatre box offices!
Looking for a place to relax while you watch the fights? The Porch is an upscale yet relaxed restaurant with three current locations in Arcadia, Tempe, and Gilbert.
Buffalo Wild Wings
Hungry? There’s no better place to watch the fights than Buffalo Wild Wings. With your crew. At the bar. You cannot miss these fights.