Bronx bars expect crowds for big fight

Local bars are getting ready for the crowds coming out to watch the match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.

Local bars are getting ready for the crowds coming out to watch the match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.

Local bars are getting ready for the crowds coming out to watch the match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. (5/1/15)

PARKCHESTER - Bars throughout the Bronx are gearing up for what's being called the Super Bowl of boxing.

Evo Cocktail Lounge & Restaurant is just one of many places expecting a full house. There are signs posted outside that state the restaurant will be showing the match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. The bar is also letting people know about food and drink specials via Facebook and Instagram.

Sal Cordero, general manager of Evo Cocktail Lounge & Restaurant says boxing is like the Super Bowl for his establishment. He says it's exciting and can't wait for the crowd.

The restaurant will be open until 4 a.m. It will cost $20 in advance and $30 at the door.

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