Looks like Ice Cube and The Big 3 Team are cashing in…
The Big 3 professional 3-on-3 basketball league has announced that T-Mobile arena at MGM resorts will feature the championship finals on August 26th. You can catch some of the best to ever play the game such as Allen Iverson, Rashard Lewis, Chauncey Billups and more on the grand stage. Fox is the main channel to catch each game live in 32 countries around the world. With the anticipation of the McGregor x Mayweather fight you can also catch some basketball action at the same time in the same arena. The MGM Grand Garden Arena will now host the Big 3 championship finals at 1:30pm/4:30pm televised live on FOX, while the Connor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather fight will take place at the same time at T-Mobile Arena.
“We are grateful to MGM Resorts, Mayweather Promotions and UFC for presenting us with a generous offer that we could not refuse, ensuring that our fans will have the best experience possible at our BIG3 Championship Finals at the MGM Grand Garden Arena,” says Ice Cube and Jeff Kwatinetz, co-founders of BIG3. “We are happy we could work together to create an opportunity for our fans to experience both events, making August 26 the most exciting day in sports and entertainment Las Vegas has ever seen.”
“We appreciate Ice Cube, Jeff Kwatinetz and the BIG3 for their willingness to work together on bringing the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight to T-Mobile Arena,” says Dana White, President of UFC. “We look forward to working together with them to ensure that the people in Las Vegas and those watching both events at home will experience a historic day in sports that they’ll never forget.”
“We are extremely pleased that all of our partners involved were able to work together to bring this change in venue to fruition,” said Sid Greenfeig, vice president of entertainment and booking for MGM Resorts International. “The MGM Grand Garden Arena will treat basketball fans nationwide to exceptional games in an intimate and exciting atmosphere. Las Vegas will certainly be the center of the sports world on August 26.”
Make sure to catch the championship match-up on FOX, August 26th.