Conor McGregor took to the VIP terrace of Encore Beach Club and addressed a sold-out crowd: “It didn’t turn out the way we wanted, but we can still party like it did!”
And, adding yet more spice to the spectacle, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson took part — remotely — by providing the voiceover for the video leading to the fighters’ entrance to the arena.
Mike Tyson is recovering from back surgery about six weeks ago. He had been in serious discomfort from sciatic nerve damage.
Floyd Mayweather is due to host parties at his Girl Collection strip club on Friday night and again after Saturday’s bout with Conor McGregor at T-Mobile Arena.
The video shows the band in a boxing ring set up in the desert, with cutaway clips of the two combatants, showgirls, bikini-clad ladies on beach chairs, and shirtless actor Jake Hunter next to an old RV.