Floyd Mayweather is set to take on MMA hotshot Conor McGregor on saturday, 26th August 2017 at the T-mobile Arena in what is billed as the biggest fight of the year. The build-up to the big night has been pretty good with both Mayweather and McGregor shouting their mouths off on recent tours around the world. Showtime will broadcast the big fight via PPV in the United States priced at as much as $89.99 for standard and $99.99 for HD. While SkySports box office is also confirmed as official broadcaster in United Kingdom and fans will have to fork out normal £19.95 in most parts in the UK while it will cost £24.95 for Irish fans. Broadcasting deals around the world are also getting finalized and we will be updating this page with all the TV channels broadcasting Mayweather vs McGregor live in different parts of the world.
Mayweather vs McGregory TV Coverage Details: So Showtime confirmed as US broadcaster for this mega bout and US viewers can purchase the PPV through showtime website or their local cable providers priced at $89.95.
Showtime coverage begins at 08:00 p.m EST with preliminary fights on FoxSports, undercards begins at 09:00 p.m on ShowtimePPV and the main-event between Mayweather and McGregory won’t start before mignight eastern time.
Sky Sports Box Office also confirmed the fight in the UK and viewers can buy the PPV priced at £19.95, Irish fans will have to fork out slightly more £24.95. The fight coverage begins in the UK at around 01:00 a.m early hours of Sunday morning.
Worldwide Channels ?: Main-Event network is likely to broadcast the fight in Australia. SkySports Germany is also likely to get the live rights while other international channels will be confirmed by as early as 06th August. We will update once we get confirmed news.
Mayweather vs McGregor won’t be the only fight on offer with several quality undercards lined up with British and American fighters. Badou Jack is confirmed to be on the undercard against yet to be announced opponent. British female fighter Savannah Marshall is also confirmed while Gervonta Davis to defend his IBF Super featherweight title.
|Coverage Starts||There will be several preliminary fights where coverage will begin at around 08:00 p.m EST on FoxSports 1 (regular channel). Just like UFC PPV where Fox provide pre-show and preliminary fight coverage.|
|Preliminaries||Shawn Porter vs Thomas Dulorme to headline the prelimnary card set to be aired on Fox at around 08:00 pm ET.|
|Undercard & Main-Event Coverage||After the one hour preliminary coverage on Fox, it goes to encyption where on PPV buyers can access to live action starting with undercard fights at 09:00 p.m ET on Showtime.|
|TV Channels||Showtime PPV (USA), SkySports Box Office (UK)|