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Tonight, boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. Fans of both fighters have been waiting for this ever since Conor McGregor said he'd "kill [Mayweather] in less than thirty seconds" back in April of Saturday will put that assertion to the test.
Here's everything you need to know to watch the fisticuffs unfurl live. What time does Mayweather fight McGregor? What's the deal with the pre-fight stream? There's been a bit of trash-talking on Mayweather's part over whether or not McGregor, who reportedly still had 10 pounds to lose this week before the fight, would make the required pound weight limit.
That event will be free to stream via Fox Sports, as will an hour-long show before the fight on Saturday.
What will it cost me to watch the fight? Can I watch it on cable? Cable customers can certainly order the fight directly through their cable provider. Additionally, some providers have created enhanced experiences around the fight, like DirecTV's fight microsite. It offers a dedicated hub where you can stream the event if you so choose, as well as look the various bells, whistles, maps, and polls DirecTV's created as part of its coverage, as well as order the fight for your viewing pleasure.
How do I livestream Mayweather vs. For starters, you don't need to have a Showtime package to watch it; it's also available comparably priced via UFC and Showtime.
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For the UFC option, you can purchase and stream it directly from the organization's website. For the Showtime option, you can purchase the fight through a few different methods, but you'll want to make sure you purchase it with the device you plan on using to watch the event.
There's no rollover from, say, your computer to your Apple TV unless you're using AirPlay or another mirroring system. You can buy it directly on ShowtimePPV.
Once more: make sure you buy it on the device you plan on using to watch. How do I legally watch it for free? This is one case where it pays off to be a Dish Network customer.
The direct-broadcast satellite service provider is offering its customers a chance to watch the event for free -- if they can refer a friend to sign up with the satellite company.
It's part of a broader "Refer a Friend" program Dish is running, which also features prizes like an Echo Dot and movie tickets. For more info, Dish customers should check this page out.
Are good bars and other establishments showing the fight in my city? Pretty much anywhere you live, odds are you'll find at least some bar offering a viewing party for this fight.
It promises to be the most widely watched televised bout in history, after all. In the meantime, get pumped for this fight.