One of the biggest fights of the year is this Saturday, August 26, 2017. The good news is you won’t need cable TV to watch the fight. A wide range of streaming players including Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and Android TV will all offer ways to watch the fight.
So the following is our short guide on how to watch the big fight.
The Big Fight
The UFC App is on almost every streaming player. It will be offering the McGregor vs Mayweather fight as part of its PPV service, allowing you to subscribe and watch the fight on any device that has a UFC App.
If you are a Sling TV subscriber you can buy the McGregor vs Mayweather fight without the need for cable TV. Just log into the Sling TV website and you can buy the PPV fight inside your account page.
Showtime is also launching its own streaming service to buy the McGregor vs Mayweather fight.
Here is the email it is sending anyone asking about the fight.
Thank you for contacting us regarding the Mayweather vs. McGregor Pay-Per-View event on August 26th! You can now purchase the event directly through the SHOWTIME PPV website at www.showtimePPV.com. When purchased directly through that website you will be able to stream the fight at www.showtimeppv.com on these supported browsers:
Desktop Web • Chrome 53.0+ • Firefox 47.0+ • Safari 10.0+ • Microsoft Edge 15.0+ Mobile Web (Android 6.0+ devices only) • Chrome 59.0+
To purchase the event through the SHOWTIME PPV website, please visit www.showtimePPV.com, select ‘Buy Live PPV Event,’ and follow the on-screen instructions to complete your purchase. Please be aware, however, that if you order the event through www.showtimePPV.com, you will only be able to stream it from that website on a supported browser, and not from a streaming device.
Alternatively, we’re also happy to let you know that the SHOWTIME PPV app will be available soon, on supported Apple devices! You will be able to purchase the event through the SHOWTIME PPV app when it becomes available, and then stream the event on any supported Apple device. Please note that purchases through the website at www.showtimePPV.com do not include access to stream the event through the SHOWTIME PPV app, and purchases within the SHOWTIME PPV app do not include access to stream the event at www.showtimePPV.com.
For information on how to buy through other pay-per-view distributors, please visit sho.com.
Thanks again for contacting us and for your interest in the SHOWTIME PPV event!
Sincerely, SHOWTIME Customer Service
There you go. There are all of your options to watch the big fight this weekend.
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