unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor are set to clash in the most fight in combat sports history. The crossover bout has spawn extraordinary buzz since the Enunciation and is prospective to challenge the pay-per-view record.
The fight will be aired on Showtime pay-per-view and fans can order the fight in advance already. Showtime has also a website hub to check the presence of the fight on a variety of television providers.
The UFC typically streams their pay-per-view events on UFC Fight Pass and YouTube. viewer still need to pay for the broadcast, but it’s a wonderful option for cord cutters looking to stream the fights on mobile devices, smart TVs or through apps on PlayStation, Roku and Apple TV.
Showtime may offer a stream on YouTube, albeit not for free.
The down side is it’s $100 but community will pay. If you’re reluctant to pay that sum of money for this fight. If you’re looking for an illegal, but free, choice, here are some options.
Reddit is the front page of the internet and prides itself on having a sub-Reddit for any topic. It also is a home for things to be passed around, like live streams for events. A easy search of “Mayweather McGregor live stream” should bring about a list of possibility options.
For instance, look at all the results for the Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Miguel Marriaga fight. And that was simply on ESPN 3.
Facebook Live has been a wonderful innovation. It’s become incredibly easier for brands, celebrities and fans to connect. Many media outlets have embraced Facebook Live as a way to build social specific shows to connect with fans, or simply broadcasting shows on the stage.
It also is incredibly easy for anybody to stream on Facebook Live with little effort. A quick search on Facebook might yield some illegal streams of the fight. You might even log into Facebook and find one by simply scrolling through your newsfeed, given the interest in the fight.
At least one Facebook page seems to already be set up to stream the fight.
The pay-per-view event is inexpensive to watch in some country than others. With a virtual private network (VPN), like Hola, you can change your IP address to appear like you’re surfing the net from another country. You can then purchase the fight in a country where it is cheaper, like the United Kingdom at £19.95 (roughly $26), via a legal stream. Sky Sports is broadcast the fight in the UK and has a Sky Go stream app.
Here is a full VPN guide specifically for Mayweather vs. McGregor.
Illegal Streaming Sites
There are a wide variety of websites set up to illegally stream the fight, like this one. A Google search will bring up several results that may or may not be safe for you to use. It’s not recommended at all that you use any of these streams and you are using at your own risk. These links could put your calculating machine at risk of things like malware.