Blackthorn Tavern Shows Pacquiao-Marquez IV Boxing Match

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The Blackthorn Tavern will be one of only a few bars in San Francisco to show the boxing match between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez. The fourth fight in the epic series between the two fighters will settle the score once and for all.

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One of my favorite bars in the city. GREAT beer selection. TVs line the walls, great for sports and UFC. Bartenders are AWESOME. -- N.O. on Yelp

The Blackthorn Tavern, the preferred sports bar for diehard boxing fans in San Francisco, recently announced that it will be one of the few bars in San Francisco to show the boxing match between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 10 p.m. The upcoming fight is the fourth in the series between the two fighters.

"Fans seek a friendly, affordable bar to watch live sports, especially prime pay-per-view boxing matches," said David Zimmerman, co-owner of Blackthorn Tavern. "Real fans and real San Franciscans patronize Blackthorn. Even those who don't like boxing will enjoy hanging out at the Blackthorn. After the fight at 10 p.m., stay for our Slap Saturdays event, featuring DJ RomeStallion spinning hip-hop, R&B, soul and reggae. Drink specials include $5 shots of Herradura and Stoli and $4 shots of Michael Collins. "

The cover charge for the Pacquiao/Marquez fight at the Blackthorn Tavern is $20. Blackthorn recently upgraded its facility by raising three booths by 1 foot each, ensuring a great view while all customers are seated. The bar has also added new benches and larger high-definition televisions. Blackthorn turns up the sound so you can hear the action, in addition to getting a clear view from one of the 14 high-definition televisions.

Blackthorn's back patio, where smoking is allowed, features a big-screen, high-definition television, heat lamps and tables.

The Blackthorn Tavern has emerged as one of San Francisco’s leading sports bars, serving as a primary meetup spot for fans of the the San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 49ers, mixed martial arts, soccer, basketball and more. Huffington Post recently listed Blackthorn as one of the best “World Series” bars in the city. Party Earth, a worldwide guide of bars, clubs, restaurants, nightlife, concerts and events, ranks Blackthorn Tavern as one of the best Irish bars in the world and one of the best sports bars in San Francisco.

For complete information about all sports, games, drink discounts and events at Blackthorn Tavern, visit the bar's website at

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Blackthorn Tavern is the ideal location for fans seeking a friendly to watch live sports. Real fans and real San Franciscans patronize Blackthorn. Even those that don’t like sports will enjoy hanging out at the Blackthorn.

Located in the ever-exciting Inner Sunset neighborhood at 834 Irving Street (at Ninth Avenue), customers are guaranteed to find all of their favorite teams in one place. Call the Blackthorn Tavern at (415) 523-5973 to learn about all the exciting events including Karaoke, Trivia, Pool Tournaments and mixed martial arts on pay per view. At Blackthorn, there's always something going on. For more information, please visit their website at

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