One of the most anticipated boxing events of the year – “The Money Fight” where Floyd Mayweather takes on Conor McGregor will kick off on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 (Sunday, if you are in India or UK) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, USA. The battle is expected to be viewed by millions of spectators across the globe and if you are interested in catching it live, here are your LEGAL options in various regions.
This professional boxing match between undefeated eleven-time five-division professional boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and two-division mixed martial arts world champion and current UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor is expected to be the biggest PPV (pay-per-view) event rivaling the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight in 2015.
However, in case your region doesn’t have a streaming partner, you can use any VPN service such as TunnerBear or ExpressVPN.
Watch Mayweather vs McGregor fight online in the US
In the US, the Mayweather vs McGregor fight will be televised via Showtime pay-per-view, available through both traditional television providers and various digital services, including the Showtime website and the UFC’s UFC.tv service.
So the two options are UFC Fight Pass or Showtime PPV. It costs $99.95 for HD live streaming or $89.95 for regular streaming. This is crazy expensive for sure, so the alternative is to use a VPN and look at cheaper options from UK and India (read below). Also, Fox Sports 1 will be telecasting the pre-show for free.
Watch Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Live Stream in the UK
Considering the hype the Mayweather vs McGregor boxing fight has garnered all around the world, Sky Sports has bet high on the contest in the UK. You can book the PPV for as little as £19.95 / €24.95 on Sky.com
The fight is expected to start at 4am BST. With Sky Sports Box Office, you can watch the fights live via your PC/Desktop/MAC, NOW TV box, iPhone, iPad, Android phone or Android tablet. It’s simple to sign up, pay and watch – create an account and pay at www.skysports.com/boxofficelive
Watch Mayweather vs McGregor ‘The Money Fight’ online in India
You don’t necessarily associate India with these high profile PPV events, but the growing UFC viewership and internet presence have ensured that startups like VEQTA invest in Mayweather vs McGregor and take exclusive streaming rights in India.
To watch The Money Fight online, you need to subscribe to Veqta.in and the cost will surprise you. It costs just Rs 99 per year! That’s right! That’s less than $2 per year of subscription and there is no separate PPV cost for Mayweather vs McGregor fight. Though Veqta is ‘India only’ service, we can see a lot of users outside of India use reliable VPN providers like ExpressVPN and Strong VPN to watch the Money Fight live online for 1/50th the cost!
Other options include SuperSport in South Africa, 1TV.ru in Russia, DAZN in Germany/Austria and Main Event in Australia.