Floyd Mayweather vs. Don Moore at the opulent Burj Al Arab hotel on May 14
While all eyes will be on legendary undefeated champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather (50-0, 27 KOs) when he returns to the ring to take on undefeated “Dangerous” Don Moore (18-0-1, 12 KO) in the headlining match of “The Global Titans Fight Series” on Saturday, May 14, the fight venue will provide a unique luxury experience befitting the scale of the event, as the two contestants s will compete outside “in the sky of Dubai” on the helipad above the 59th floor of Dubai’s opulent Burj Al Arab hotel.
The pay-per-view event, which will be streamed live by LIVENow, is available for purchase HERE at a special “early bird” price until Sunday, May 1.
A preview of the one-of-a-kind ring layout can be viewed HERE, which shows the ring seemingly floating above the local horizon, and includes a VIP seating area for the limited number of attendees who will enjoy breathtaking sight with pugilistic action.
Considered the most iconic hotel in the United Arab Emirates and a global icon of Arab luxury, the Burj Al Arab hotel will be a perfect host for the fighter known as “TBE – The Best Ever”, as it also owns a number of global accolades. which sets it apart from the norm.
Completed in 1999 at a cost of $1 billion, the Burj Al Arab hotel, at a height of 321 meters (1,053 feet), is one of the tallest hotels in the world, standing 14 meters (about 45 feet ) more than the Eiffel. Tower and only 60 meters (197 feet) shorter than the Empire State Building. Built to mirror the shape of a ship’s sail, the Burj Al Arab’s helipad stands 210 meters (689 feet) above the ground, making this a fight that will be fought at one of the highest altitudes in history.
Often referred to as “the world’s only ‘seven-star’ hotel”, the Burj Al Arab stands on a man-made island 280 meters (920 feet) from the famous Jumeirah Beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curved bridge. .
Although 39% of its total height is unoccupied space, the Burj Al Arab houses 28 two-storey floors with 202 rooms, the smallest of which occupies an area of 169 square meters (1,820 square feet), while the largest covers 780 square meters (8,400 square feet). The hotel’s most expensive room, the Royal Suite, costs $24,000 per night and is number 12 on the world’s list of the top 15 most expensive hotel suites.
Approximately 1,790 square meters (19,267 sq ft) of 24-karat gold leaf has been used to embellish the hotel’s lavish interiors, and the 10,000 square meter (107,693 sq ft) luxury terrace, the first luxury man-made beach facility of its kind, includes two pools adorned with 10 million gold and azure mosaics, cabanas and a 1,120 square meter (12,056 sq ft) beach, for which 1,000 tons of white sand were imported.
Some of the Burj’s other incredible features are Al Mahara (“The Oyster”), a large saltwater aquarium, containing approximately 990,000 L (260,000 US gal) of water accessible via a simulated underwater ride, the largest Swarovski crystal ceiling in the world. in the hotel’s Japanese restaurant, more than 24,000 square meters (258,334 square feet) of 30 different types of Statuario marble throughout, approximately 1,790 square meters (19,267 square feet) of 24-karat gold leaf in the interiors, a shuttle service with Rolls-Royces and a helicopter, 18 separate elevators, and the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project (DTRP), which has treated and rescued over 1,600 sick and injured sea turtles since its launch in 2004.
The Burj Al Arab heliport where the fight will take place has already hosted several significant events, including:
2004: Tiger Woods takes the start.
2005: Andre Agassi and Roger Federer play tennis.
2006: Ronan Keating shoots the video for his single “Iris”
2007: The Today Show broadcast segment of Where in the World is Matt Lauer?
2011: Golfer Rory McIlroy performs a bunker shot.
2013: Heli-lift of the Aston Martin Vanquish.
2013: David Coulthard running donuts in a Formula 1 racing car.
2017: Nick Jacobsen kitesurfs to the sea.
2021: David Guetta plays a livestream DJ set
Brought to you by co-owners FrontRowTMT and ROQU Media, in association with Mayweather Promotions, the Global Titans Fight series will be streamed live, worldwide, via premium digital streaming service LIVENow, and will also feature a fantastic undercard of fighters from world fame such as UFC legend Anderson Silva takes on fellow Brazilian fighting star Bruno Machado in an exhibition bout, as well as a sanctioned bout between beloved former world champion Badou Jack (25-3 -3, 15 KOs) and Hany “Egyptian Hurricane” Atiyo (16-4, 12 KOs) from Dubai via Egypt.
Global Titans Fight Series is the first in a series of six special boxing and MMA events taking place at iconic locations on four continents. Each main event is broadcast worldwide, with champion fighters and NFT tickets. Fans can collect and redeem their prestigious NFT from all future events in the Global Titans Fight series. Tickets, NFTs and other information about the Global Titans series of events are available at www.Global-Titans.com. LIVENow, the premium destination for the best live sports, music and lifestyle content, is the official media partner and will broadcast the event live along with partnerships with other broadcasters in selected countries.
In another historic special feature of the event, all tickets for “The Global Titans Fight Series” will be sold as NFT (platform to be announced). Those who obtain an NFT ticket will be entitled to unique and collectible features, including exclusive official fight videos, photographs from the iconic event, a special 3D VIP ticket, and much more.