Las Vegas bullish on Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight

In this photo taken April 21, 2015, a poster advertises merchandise for the upcoming boxing match between Many Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. at a store along the Strip in Las Vegas. The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight is packing Las Vegas on what already is usually a huge gambling weekend. Lots of businesses are predicting record hauls, including secondary ticket sellers, hotel companies, casinos, restaurants, bars, and the state's legal brothels. (AP Photo)
In this photo taken April 21, 2015, a poster advertises merchandise for the upcoming boxing match between Many Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. at a store along the Strip in Las Vegas. The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight is packing Las Vegas on what already is usually a huge gambling weekend. Lots of businesses are predicting record hauls, including secondary ticket sellers, hotel companies, casinos, restaurants, bars, and the state’s legal brothels. (AP Photo)

Interested in coming to Vegas to be part of the matchup to end all matchups that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are selling? It’s gonna cost you.

One night next weekend at the MGM Grand, the fight venue, is running $1,600 on Friday or Saturday night. That’s more than 13 times the going rate on Sunday. (Read more)