Friday, 1 May 2015

What time does the Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight start on Saturday and what channel can I watch it on?

All you need to know about Floyd Mayweather's 'fight of the century' against Manny Pacquiao at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, from odds to TV to what they are saying

When is the big fight?

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will fight at last on Saturday May 2 in Las Vegas – the modern-day home of boxing. The doors will open at the venue at 2pm local time, with the first bout scheduled at 3pm and the main event five hours later circa 8pm.
Las Vegas is eight hours behind the United Kingdom which means Mayweather vs Pacquiao will not begin in this country until around 4am on Sunday at UK time.
NB: Boxing matches have been known to start later than advertised. Frequently.
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How can I watch it?

The fight is available through pay-per-view on Sky Sports at a cost of £19.95. Coverage begins at midnight on Sunday 3 May. The event can be ordered with a Sky remote, online or on the phone.
From midnight on Friday May 1 until 7.00am on Sunday May 3, the price for booking over the phone will rise by £5.
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What are they saying?

The boxers spoke on Wednesday evening in their final pre-fight press conference.