Boxing is quite probably the perfect sporting endeavour to watch in a pub. The build up, the visceral excitement of the fight, the numerous talking points before and after to be delved into at length with a pint and a few clued up friends. Pubs and boxing is a fine combination, which is why we at MatchPint are very much the friend of boxing fans. We help you find the very nearest and best pubs showing boxing on TV so you can enjoy every jab, hook and body blow armed with a drink and plenty of highly salted things to chew on.
Below are a number of our favourite boozers to frequent when the boxing is on. Looking specifically for pubs showing the latest Anthony Joshua fight or bars showing Wilder v Fury II? Follow the links and search for pubs nearby.
Find all upcoming boxing fights on TV right here.
Pubs & Bars
We'd recommend heading to his jaffer of a pub for drinks before and after any big bout. A cracking selection of drinks and an always lively atmosphere make this a favourite for sports fans in the city centre. They're big boxing fans here and often have fights showing.
Belushis and The Dugout
One of our favourite sporting hangouts whatever the event. Boxing always draws a great crowd here and they're mighty dependable when it comes to late night viewing sessions!
Great pub just off the common in Clapham. Huge screens for live sport but make sure you reserve a table for the big fights - it's a popular pub!
Champs Sports Bar & Grill
American sports bar serving all your favourites from wings to burgers to Steaks. If you're looking for a pub in Ilford to watch the fight, this is the one for you
Selected as the best sports bar in Manchester, Dive Bar NQ is the place to be for watching sport in the Northern Quarter. There's a little something for everyone here. There's 11 screens across the bar so you'll be sure to catch the fight wherever you are
Allstars Sports Bar
Catch all the boxing action here in Taunton. 2 massive projectors and even TVs in the toilets means you'll never miss any of the boxing. The beauty of Allstars is that whilst catching the fight, you can also settle down to one of 18 pool tables or 2 snooker tables. Plus with 4 dartboards, this is surely the best pub to watch the boxing in Taunton.
The Clubhouse, Sheffield
Top pub with a lively atmosphere when the Blades are at home. Great reviews on Google reference a great range of beer, top staff and great food. What more do you need from a pub when the boxing's on?
With 6 big screens, this ancient boozer (check out the Tudor features) always generates a cracking atmosphere. Boxing is big business in Manchester and fight nights are always humming with activity. Make sure you check out the Shakespeare next time you're not luck enough to blag ringside seats.
An iconic boozer that's just a stone's throw away from Birmingham New Street and the Bullring shopping centre. Always busy whenever there's sport to be watched on their plethora of big screens.
Flanagans Apple Restaurant
A standout bar on the lively Matthew Street, Flanagan's Apple is a proper Irish boozer. They go mad for big fights with a strict first come first served policy on tables. Best get down their early then and soak up some serious atmosphere.
You'll find the Rocket slap bang between Euston and Kings Cross stations. This student favourite offers great value drinks and shows it all sports wise. Dozens of screens and reasonably priced pub grub mean the Rocket is always humming with activity. Head here for a big fight however and things get particularly lively.
Nestled away in the middle of Fitzrovia's nest of universities sits the Court. As a result attracts a lively, young crowd and offers some of the more reasonable drinks prices in the area. Sports a big thing here and with both Sky and BT boxes, always attracts a lively atmosphere for big fixtures.
The Banner Cross
Recently refurbished sports pub that's mad about boxing. If you need a bar in Sheffield you can guarantee will be showing every bout, no matter how big or small, Banner Cross and its awesome 10ft big screen is the place to head. Offering plenty of real ale, craft beers and a full wine menu it has something to please all drinkers.
The Old Market Tavern
Beloved sports pub in the heart of Cardiff's city centre. Their big screen projector is the perfect thing for whipping a cracking atmosphere whenever there's an evening of boxing on the cards.
Heaps of junbo sized screens and a party atmosphere make O'Neill's a cracking place to head for those late night super-bouts.
Hugely popular sports bar with students and locals alike. Excellent value drinks and plenty of big screens meaning the Oak is a cracking place to watch any sport. Highly recommended.
The Old Hat
Hugely welcoming sports bar, the sort you can really bed in for the long haul at. Deals in exceptional Sunday roasts. Always a hugely pleasant place to catch live sport.
A heap of HD screens, plus one huge projector, make O'Neill's a great place to watch any big bout. Exceptional value food and drink make O'Neill's Carnaby Street a real favourite.
Duke of Wellington
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Small but perfectly formed real ale venue in Newcastle city centre. Fancy watching Joshua v Pulev in October with a pipping hot cheese toastie in one hand and a pint in the other? The Duke's the perfect place to do just that.
Authentic Glasgow sports boozer. Live music, great value food/drink and of course an excellent atmosphere whenever there's a big match on TV.
Located slap bang in the middle of town, O'Neill's Northampton is the place to watch any big fight, no matter how late it kicks off Stateside.
Large city centre venue that always pulls out all the stops when there's a big fight taking place. Extremely reasonable food served till 10pm daily and plenty of drinks offers on to tempt you in.
Whilst obviously hugely popular with Saints fans whenever Southampton are playing on TV, the Spitfire is also worth a look on fight night. Plenty of great drink offers and very reasonable grub make it a favourite with local drinkers.
West End House
Fancy watching some of this years BIGGEST boxing events. The look no further than West End House. This pub is steeped in history and has all the character you need to make sure you have an unbelievable night. They have loads of TV's to make sure you never miss a punch and great food and drink to boot.
An intimate sports bar that gets you up close and personal with the HD widescreens. So much so that it might even have you ducking and feinting the hooks and uppercuts yourself. You simply must visit this place if you're lucky enough to be in town when there's a big fight on.
The Living Room
One of Dublin's best sports bars. Book early to get your own personal T.V screen for your table of 4. Should you be coming to the party with a larger group, you can always plot up at the bar and watch the bout on one of the giant screens which everybody can lay eyeballs on.
With decadent decor, neon lighting and a colourful array of cocktails on offer, the glitzy razzmatazz of this bar transports those who enter to Las Vegas, Nevada. You could just as well be at the MGM Grand for a big heavyweight boxing clash, the only difference is that you've got a brilliant view of the action on T.V instead of paying a fortune for the chance to sit miles away from the ring, way up high with the gods.
The classical interior of Sinnott's Bar has the ability to transport you back to a simpler time when Mohammed Ali ruled the world and popular dance music meant Boogie Wonderland and Staying Alive. That's because this pub has stuck to what it does best, serving great beers to a great crowd and showing the biggest bouts. After all, if it ain't broken don't fix it.
The Thirsty Bear
Sit back and enjoy the action while pouring your own beer from a personal tap at your table, and ordering food and other drinks from an iPad menu. Also boasts 8 TVs and a large screen projector.
Greenwood is a bold and unique destination Located in Nova, near Victoria Station. Catch all the action on more screens than you can count in the best place to watch sports.
Redwood, Sports Pub & Kitchen is the newest addition to the ETM sports collection & London Bridges premier live sports venue. Fan of sport? You'll definitely be a fan of Redwood too.
The Tap In
Taproom, bottleshop and football bar. We have huge screens, 20 rotating craft beers on draught and about 200 in bottles and cans. Great food from Jama Havana kitchen residency
This pub is perfect if you're in the mood to take in a classic boxing specatcle. Sit back, relax and escape from the hustle and bustle of London and enjoy the old wooden furnishings and surround yourself in the smell of homemade food and draught beer to accompany the epic bout on T.V.
Step into Nordic Bar, a Scandinavian themed bar in Soho with 4 screens showing a variety of sports every day and night.
Take in the action in the main bar with a view of our 4k Super Projector & 2 other screens or book out a private space for you and your pals.
The Bat & Ball
Stratford's hippest sports bar. Well Street Pizza will keep you ticking over until the main event and local beers should keep your energy up.
The Saracens Head is a friendly community pub, having been run by the same family for 20 years. We have plenty to entertain you in addition to the boxing, including pool and darts as well as ample car parking to make your life as easy as pie.
Grosvenor Casino Southend
Alfie's is a modern take on a traditional pub in the heart of Winchester. Come and enjoy our Craft Beer, Pool Table, Legendary Smurf Cocktails and Live Sport on our four indoor TV screens or any of our 3 outside TV screens.
The Gym Sports Bar & Grill
Bury St Edmunds
We have 11 HD screens, including outside, so that you will never miss a moment of the action, and also have a 6ft projector. But what about when I go to the loo? We have that covered too - with a 50" tv in the men's toilet. You really will never miss any of the action when you enjoy it with us.
The Gardener's Arms
The Gardeners Arms prides itself on being a friendly and welcoming sports bar with nine fully HD ready TV'S with both Sky Sports and BT Sports installed. Alongside this our pub serves homely, freshly prepared food and all popular drinks at a very competitive price.
The Solstice is the Pride of Peterborough offering a multi level of different experiences with our beautiful cafe wine Bar Harry's, our amazing Nightclub, The Sol Garden, and our traditional Pub/Bar the Solstice described by our customers as the home of Live Sport
Huge outdoor LED screen, covered marquee with outside bar. 9 screens inside., private room with screens available
The Pitch: Sports Bar and Grill
A large sports bar & grill with 40 HD TV screens. serving burgers, wraps, breakfasts & Indian food.
Bang in the middle of West Street is the Steel Cityâ€™s first and only classic dive bar. A chilled hangout spot with ice cold beer, wine and cocktails.
The Courtyard, bringing the great world of beer, burgers, sport, cocktails and more to Manchester. This is the place to be 7 days a week. We have a great variety of customers who can enjoy a range of popular sports on our many ULTRA HD screens including 2 big screens inside and out. The Number 1 heated beer garden in Manchester means our venue is perfect all year round to relax with friends or meet new people.
The Green is a sports fans paradise, with 8 adaptable booths that enables you to play indoor golf, xbox or simply watch live sport on our 15ft hi-definition screens.