The highly-anticipated Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight happened over the weekend, and it was a better match than anyone could have anticipated.
But for one fan, it was the experience of a lifetime.
Conor McGregor superfan Oliver Regis traveled to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for “The Money Fight” with a ticket in hand. Regis paid $2,500 for his seat that was in the nosebleeds, but he had other plans come fight night.
Regis apparently posed as security during the fight and wound up sitting ringside for the main attraction.
As a result, he posed for photos with A-list celebrities like Demi Lovato, Jamie Foxx, Mike Tyson and Gerard Butler. He even got up close and personal with UFC president Dana White and former owner Lorenzo Fertitta.
Here is how it all went down, according to The Sun:
He pretended to be with Floyd Mayweather Jr’s security team and shadowed them past security – who he claims failed to scan his ticket, which would have exposed him.
Oliver, from Stamford, Lincs., then plonked himself down in the third row – right next to the ring during the bout before McGregor’s.
The pint puller told The Sun: “I did feel a bit cheeky – but this was a once-in-a-lifetime chance. I could not believe it worked.
“There were quite a few empty seats.
“I sat down in the third row and Mike Tyson then sat down behind me. LeBron James was on my row and I could see Leonardo DiCaprio.”
That’s how you get some bang for your buck.
Mayweather went on to defeat McGregor via tenth-round TKO, but at least Regis got to enjoy the night more than he ever could have imagined.
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