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How to Watch Mayweather Vs. McGregor – How to Stream Online

Thomas Ujj

Thomas Ujj

August 24, 2017

Floyd Mayweather faces Conor McGregor in The Money Fight, which might just be the biggest boxing fight of all time, on Saturday 26 August at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

 

Will Floyd “Money” Mayweather claim that symbolic 50-0 record and cement himself as one of the greatest boxers of all time? Can Conor “the Notorious” McGregor overcome his doubters and succeed in bluring the lines between Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and professional boxing?

 

Click the links below for all of the information that you’re going to need ahead of the fight to ensure you don’t miss anything!

 

Watching & Streaming The Fight

When is Mayweather Vs McGregor?

How can I watch the fight at home?

Can I watch McGregor Vs Mayweather online for free?

 

Event information

Where is it?

Undercards

The Odds

News

When Is The Mayweather Vs McGregor Fight?

Mayweather Vs. McGregor will take place on Saturday 26 August. An official time hasn’t been announced, but you can bookmark this page to find out the official start time once it is announced. Experts predict the event will begin at around 19:00 PDT (Pacific Daylight Time). Mayweather vs. McGregor looks set to start around 21:30 PDT, depending on how long the undercard fights take.

 

When Does Mayweather McGregor Fight Start in the UK?

 

Unfortunately for viewers in the UK, the estimated US West Coast start time means that the undercard fights won’t get underway until around 03:30 BST (British Summer Time) on Sunday 27 August. Fans in the UK can expect Mayweather v McGregor to start around 05:30 BST.

 

What About Australia?

Australians looking to tune into the big fight are a bit better off, with the under card fights set to begin around noon AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time). The Money Fight will begin on Sunday afternoon at around 14:30 AEST.

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How Can I Watch Conor Mcgregor vs Mayweather?

Showtime – Pay-per-view $99

For most people, the easiest way to watch the fight will be to shell out the $99 pay-per-view (PPV) cost through Showtime, which has the broadcasting rights in the US.

Watching Showtime PPV requires a US IP address. A Virtual Private Network (VPN) can help you bypass this requirement if you aren’t in the US for the fight. Understandably, many people hesitate when seeing the $99 price tag. As such, I’ll go over a few cheaper options further down!

 

UFC.TVPay-per-view €29.99

UFC.TV in Europe (outside of the UK) is also offering a special pay-per-view deal for those looking to watch Mayweather v McGregor. For €29.99 (around $35), you can stream the big fight without breaking the bank.

The one catch is that this €29.99 deal is not available in North America ($99 PPV on UFC.TV) or the UK (Sky owns the rights for the fight). Don’t live in Europe but you want to take advantage of this deal? Use a VPN to unblock UFC.TV and watch Mayweather v McGregor!

 

Sky Box Office – Pay-per-view £20

Those looking to watch the fight in the UK (or from anywhere with a VPN!) will be happy to see that Sky Box Office will be offering a PPV package for £20 (around $26) – significantly cheaper than Showtime!


The one catch is that you will need a UK IP address in order to watch Sky Box Office. Those outside of the UK can use my VPN instructions to unblock Sky Box Office and watch Mayweather vs. McGregor!

Can I Watch Mayweather Vs McGregor For Free Online?

DAZN TV – One-month Free Trial!

Those looking for a completely free way to watch Mayweather vs. McGregor are in luck. New streaming service DAZN TV will be offering a stream of the big fight. This new streaming service offers a free one-month trial with just a simple registration (and credit card details) required to sign up. Simply sign up and cancel within a month to avoid paying anything!

The only issue is that DAZN TV is currently only available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Canada, and Japan. The fight will be shown for free on DAZN only in Germany and Austria . Those located outside of Germany and Austria will need to use a VPN, follow my easy VPN setup instructions below for DAZN TV.

 

Additionally, you might be asked to provide a valid credit card that is native to the country you are signing up for. If this does happen, I recommend checking out a virtual prepaid card service such as EntroPay or SpectroCard.

 

How to Watch Mayweather vs. McGregor Online with a VPN

    1. Choose from our best VPN services list, or sign straight up to my personal favorite, ExpressVPN.
    2. Download and install the VPN client on the device you want to watch the fight on (or set up your router to cover all of your home devices).
    3. Connect to a VPN server that is in a country where the stream will be available: the US for Showtime PPV, Non-UK Europe for UFC.TV, the UK for Sky Box Office, Germany or Austria for DAZN TV.
    4. Go the streaming service you’ve selected and sign up for the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight.
    5. If needed, use a virtual prepaid card service like Entropay to bypass billing restrictions.
    6. Make sure to keep your VPN running and connected while watching the fight!

Mayweather Vs. McGregor: Need to Know

Where Is It?

Mayweather vs. McGregor will be held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The arena is located just steps away from the MGM Grand, New York-New York, Excalibur, and Luxor hotels and casinos on the Vegas Strip.


The venue was only recently opened (April 2016). It will also serve as the home of the Vegas Golden Knights for the upcoming 2017-2018 National Hockey League (NHL) season.

 

The Undercards

    • Nathan Cleverly vs. Badou Jack – WBA world light heavyweight title
    • Gervonta Davis vs. Francisco Fonseca – IBF world super featherweight title
    • Shawn Porter vs. Thomas Dulorme

  • Andrew Tabiti vs. Steve Cunningham
  • Juan Heraldez vs. Jose Miguel Borrego
  • Savannah Marshall vs. Amy Coleman
  • Kevin Newman II vs. Mark Anthony Hernandez

Mayweather Vs. McGregor: The Odds

  • Mayweather win – 1/4
  • McGregor win – 7/2
  • Mayweather decision – 5/2
  • McGregor decision – 28/1
  • Mayweather KO – 3/4
  • McGregor KO – 9/2
  • Draw – 39/1

Mayweather Vs. McGregor: News

Judges Hand First Round to Showtime in Bout Against the Pirates

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor haven’t even strapped their gloves on, and already the first blow has been struck – by Showtime.

 

With only a few days left to go before the most hotly anticipated fight in living memory, Showtime Networks has landed a massive victory against the pirates planning to stream the pay-per-view event for free.

 

On 15 August, the premium cable provider filed three actions with the California Federal Court, against a number of websites which, it has reason to believe, would upload free live streams of the fight, moments before the bell.

 

Showtime claims that the unlicensed streaming “will cause severe and irreparable harm,” not only to its profit margin, but to “relationships with consumers and licensed distributers.”

 

According to former HBO Sports VP, Mark Taffet, viewers will be put off pirated streams by the lower quality picture and audio. While this may be the case in places like the UK, where SKY Box Office is charging only £20 to view the event, viewers in the US are expected to pay four times that. Many may simply not be able to afford the privilege.

 

All of the 45 web addresses mentioned in the current law suit contain terms related to the upcoming fight. Showtime alleges the owners have ‘stuffed’ the content of the pages, currently in the form of sports blogs, with keywords designed to drive as much traffic as possible from search engines such as Google.

 

Many of the websites share overlapping IP addresses, leading Showtime and its legal team to believe that all defendants in the suit are part of a single operation. The case has, however, involved more than a little shadow boxing. Showtime admits it isn’t aware of the identities of the of the domain owners, referred to in the complaint by the aliases ‘John Doe’ and ‘Kopa Mayweather,’ despite the provider having allegedly had legal dealings with the latter in the past.

 

The submitted action requests that the court grants a temporary restraining order, a preliminary injunction, and a permanent injunction preventing the sites, or anyone employed or otherwise affiliated with them, from making the fight available for viewing. Showtime’s legal team has also requested injunctions that stop the site’s owners “transferring the registration of the domain names,” which would in effect circumvent the ruling on the current web addresses.

 

It would appear that the sites have now been taken down. However, it is unclear whether the domain owners have complied with the court order not to transfer their registration. Although the actions were only filed against a handful of streaming sites, a precedent has clearly been set for pay-per-view cable suppliers to take similar action in the future.

 

Flurry of $1 million-dollar bets shake up betting for The Money Fight

A number of $1 million bets on Floyd Mayweather late Thursday nights have shaken up the odds for Saturday’s fight.

 

MGM, William Hill, and South Point sportsbook all reported major wagers being made, with a number of big money bets being within minutes of each other.

 

MGM reported a $1 million bet on Mayweather from a VIP casino guest (would win around $182,000), while William Hill recieved a $1.2 million bet on Mayweather (around $240,000 to win). Several other sportsbooks and casinos also reported several bets over $100,000 being made.

 

What effect does this have on betting for the fight? For starters, The Money Fight is already expected to be the most heavily-bet fight ever, so these high bets are somewhat expected. More importantly, the sudden rise in betting displays the high level of confidence fans see in Mayweather soundly beating McGregor on Saturday night. Are all signs pointing to a major Mayweather victory?

 


Who is your pick to win this titanic battle? Most betting experts seem to agree that the undefeated Mayweather will easily steamroll over the unproven McGregor. Is there any chance for the boy from Dublin? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

IMAGE CREDIT: SHOWTIME

IMAGE CREDIT: T-Mobile Arena

Thomas Ujj

Born in Canada, raised in the U.S, yet somehow living in Hungary. I have a passion for anything technology related, gaming, freedom and privacy, food and Italian football team AS Roma.

38 responses to “How to Watch Mayweather Vs. McGregor – How to Stream Online

  1. The best and easiest way o watch the mayweather fight is to 1st: Pay attention at school, gain some qualifications. 2nd: Get a job, the more you have learned at school/college the better as it will come in useful here. 3rd: Move out of your parents spare room and get sky tv in your new home! Simple

  2. You can only pay to watch if you use a credit registered in a country that offers the stream, so this whole post is pointless… just a fucking ploy to sell vpn service to people that don’t underdtand how this stuff works.

  3. Hi Thomas,

    I accessed DAZN through a german VPN but I’m having trouble signing up. Specifically, it’s not my Virtual credit card that I made on Entropay. I’ve only added 5 Euros on that card (the minimum). Here’s the error I keep receiving:

    PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR BILLING COUNTRY

    To process your payment, we need to check what country your card is issued from or what country your bank account is based in. Please select the country of your billing address below.
    (Error code: 53-60-200)

    Once I select ‘Germany’ as my billing address and hit ‘Start Subscription’, I receive the same error. This is upsetting since I really took a chance with the whole virtual credit card idea hoping it would work.

  4. Trying to setup DAZN with Entropay. Put €10 on the card, tried to subscribe for free trial, but they’re unable to verify billing country. Waste of €10. Has anyone been able to get around it?

    And yes, I’m using VPN. Tried Canada and Germany.

  5. If I’m in the US and use a VPN to order the Sky PPV, will I need to have the VPN set to a UK location to actually WATCH the fight, or can I have my VPN turned off at that point (and get the full available bandwitdh of my provider to stream the fight)?

  6. I have tried 2 different vpn’s and locations (UK, Germany, France) on this link https://www.ufc.tv/video/mayweather-vs-mcgregor

    but each time it says

    Due to broadcast restrictions, this video is not available within a UFC® FIGHT PASS™ subscription or as a pay-per-view in your region. Please check your local TV listings for viewing information.

    This event is currently blacked out in your region. Please back shortly as more regions will be added soon.

    I am in Europe already (Sweden) but seems odd that I cant buy the fight on ufc.tv using vpn..Do you see same page?

  7. Hi Thomas,

    I just signed up with DAZN but don’t see the fight listed. Will it show up the day of or is there something else I need to do? I’m in Canada so I assume I don’t need a VPN or anything?

    Thanks,

    Kevin

    1. Hi Tim,

      UFC.TV is available in Canada, but it will cost you $99 CAD to sign up and stream the fight. I’d recommend getting a VPN (as described in the article), connecting to a VPN server in Europe (France for example), and then simply going back to UFC.TV with a French IP to grab the €29.99 deal using the “pay with PayPal” option.

      Hope this helps!

  8. I have set up a VPN using Hotspot Shield in order to gain access to Sky Box and Dazn. However, since I live in the US they will not allow me to pay with my credit card due to my address. I tried to set up a virtual paid card service but it said the process would take a few days to verify my account information. Even then, Sky Box requires me to have an address based in the UK. Is there anything I can do?

    1. Hi James,

      Which virtual card service did you sign up for? I was instantly approved by Entropay when writing this article.

      Additionally, if you already have a VPN, connect to a server in France and check out UFC.TV. It’s about $35 USD for the PPV package and you can pay with PayPal!

    2. I signed up for Entropay, and have an Entropay card now, however I still cant sign up to DAZN as it isnt a German card.

      Cant find any info anywhere on how to get around that, seems like this whole DAZN suggestion could be a no-go, unless I’m doing something obviously wrong.

    3. Dude i just did this and it worked flawlessly! Thank you so much!! one issue i guess is my internet connection is hella slow so im a little nervous the fight will be laggy. any tips on this? anyways i appreciate the savings mate! (greetings from the united states)

  9. Hi Thomas,

    Is there a way to use DAZN by blocking country of credit card? It is not allowing me to sign up due to my credit card location. I am using a VPN as well.

    1. Hi Aaron,

      Check out Entropay, you can get a virtual VISA card to use for DAZN TV sign up. I would also recommend staying connected the VPN while signing up for Entropay (only takes a few minutes).

      Hope this helps!

    2. Hi Thomas – I tried Entropay but I only have credit cards in the US and US is only available in Entropay Classic, which doesn’t allow me to use the virtual card on DAZN.

      Wondering if you know of any other options?

  10. Thomas
    Any idea how i can watch from canada online? Buy a u.s. Vpn no problem but will showtime allow me to pay with a canadian credit card? Help appreciated

    1. Hey Leslie,

      Since you are in Canada, I would recommend checking out DAZN TV (I mention DAZN TV as a viewing option for the fight on this page). DAZN TV is available in Canada (you can sign up with your Canadian card) and before the fight, you simply use a VPN to connect to a Germany or Austria server to watch! 30-day free trial means you save money as well.

      The other option will be as you said, connect to a US VPN and buy the Showtime PPV package. If you have trouble paying with the Canadian CC, check out a prepaid virtual card service like Entropay or SpectroCard.

      Hope this helps!

      1. Hi Kim,

        I’m not sure I understand the issue. Which streaming option did you choose?

        Keep in mind that a VPN will only unblock a Mayweather v McGregor streaming option if it isn’t available in your area.

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