Boxing: Mayweather vs. McGregor
IN ADVANCE OF FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. CONOR MCGREGOR, iN DEMAND OFFERS PREVIOUS FIGHTS VIA FREE ON DEMAND, PLUS EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS AND BEHIND-THE-SCENES FEATURES
Two-Hour Countdown Show Precedes the SHOWTIME PPV®
Live Event from Las Vegas on Cable Pay-Per-View, Saturday, Aug. 26
New York, Aug. 17 – Before the two champions meet in the ring for the upcoming SHOWTIME PPV Mayweather vs. McGregor, fans of both UFC® and boxing have a chance to watch recent fights from each of these warriors. Now available on cable systems throughout the country* via Free On Demand are six pivotal fights, plus a wealth of other free content including SHOWTIME Sports’ acclaimed behind-the-scenes documentary series ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. McGregor, exclusive interviews from PPV distributor iN DEMAND, analysis, workout footage and career highlights. In addition, iN DEMAND will offer the main event final press conference and the weigh-in during fight week.
The most anticipated sporting event of the year is Saturday, Aug. 26, LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. starting with a two-hour Countdown Show at 7PM ET/4PM PT on PPV, with the live SHOWTIME PPV telecast starting at 9PM ET/6PM PT in both SD and HD and in Spanish via SAP.
SD price** for the PPV telecast is $89.99, or $99.99 for HD in many systems.
For more information on where to find the event on local systems and to view original video features about Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor, go to: Mayweather Vs. McGregor.
FREE ON DEMAND ON CABLE CONTENT:
Viewers can find the recent matches as part of more than 15 hours of free behind-the-scenes specials, now on Free On Demand (FOD) on cable, all in HD. iN DEMAND supplies this content to Xfinity, Spectrum, Cox, Optimum, RCN, Midco, all Service Electric systems, and Pencor, among others. See below for examples of folder locations on some systems***.
The full-length past contests include six from event headliners Mayweather and McGregor:
SHO PPV: Mayweather vs. Canelo – Sept. 14, 2013
SHO PPV: Mayweather vs. Maidana I – May 3, 2014
SHO PPV: Mayweather vs. Maidana II – Sept. 13, 2014
Flashback UFC 189 [replay of Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes] July 11, 2015
Flashback UFC 196 [replay of Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz] Mar. 5, 2016
Flashback UFC 202 [replay of Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz] Aug. 20, 2016
Also featured are two previous boxing matches from the undercard competitors.
Mayweather vs. McGregor is produced and distributed by SHOWTIME PPV and promoted by Mayweather Promotions. The event is also distributed to most U.S. cable and telco systems by iN DEMAND L.L.C.
*Content availability varies by system. HD not available on all systems.
**Suggested Retail Price (SRP) for the telecast is $89.95. Prices may vary by provider.
***Where to find the Free On Demand offerings on affiliated cable systems: Locations differ by system but viewers can check their Video On Demand (VOD) portal and menus. Here are sample channels and category/folder titles for just a few of the top providers: (Systems not listed here may carry this on demand content from other suppliers.)
Cox – On Demand Channel
Spectrum – Movies On Demand Channel
Events & Specials/Mayweather-McGregor
Optimum – On Demand Channel
On Demand/Events & Specials/Mayweather-McGregor
On Demand/Events & Specials/Pay Per View Events/Event Previews or Mayweather-McGregor
Spanish: On Demand/Events & Specials/Events en Español.
Xfinity – On Demand Channel (and via Xfinity online)
Mayweather-McGregor (Past Fights, Fight Preview, Press Tour)
Sports & Fitness/Mayweather-McGregor/UFC WWE & Boxing (Past Fights, Fight Preview, Press Tour)
Latino/Deportes/Mayweather-McGregor (Past Fights, Fight Preview, Press Tour)
RCN – On Demand Channel:
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