PREFIGHT and PRELIMS Air Live on FOX and FOX Deportes Saturday, August 26; FS1 and FOX Deportes Presents Weigh-in and Postfight Shows, Plus Coverage of World Tour Telecast on FS1 and FS2
LOS ANGELES, CA – FOX Sports prepares for the most anticipated fight of the year – legendary boxing champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather vs. UFC® champion “The Notorious” Conor McGregor – with programming on FOX, FS1, FS2 and FOX Deportes leading up to the SHOWTIME PPV telecast and recapping the action afterwards.
“FOX Sports is thrilled to be involved with the buildup to this monumental fight between two of the biggest stars in combat sports,” says David Nathanson, FOX Sports Head of Business Operations. “As a broadcast partner of both the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Premier Boxing Champions (PBC), this fight is the ultimate intersection of these worlds, making FOX Sports the prime destination for combat sports fans.”
Fight day coverage begins Saturday, August 26 on the FOX broadcast network and FOX Deportes at 6:00 PM ET with a one-hour PREFIGHT SHOW. Then, at 7:00 PM ET action moves into the ring with two hours of preliminary boxing bouts live on FOX and FOX Deportes, with the SHOWTIME PPV telecast commencing at 9:00 PM ET. The evening wraps up immediately following the main event with the FS1 and FOX Deportes POSTFIGHT SHOW. Coverage kicks off on Friday, Aug. 25 with the WEIGH-IN SHOW live on FS1 and FOX Deportes at 7:00 PM ET.
Helping build anticipation for the fight, FOX Sports presents the UFC TONIGHT Special: Mayweather vs. McGregor Press Tour live on FS2, with re-airs later each evening on FS1. The World Tour kicks off Tuesday, July 11 (5:30 PM ET) from Los Angeles; followed by Wednesday, July 12 (6:00 PM ET) from Toronto; Thursday, July 13 (7:00 PM ET) in New York; and wraps on Friday, July 14 (2:00 PM ET) from London’s Wembley Arena.
Fans can follow the action on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at @FOXSports for all updates leading up to the fights. Viewers can live stream the shows on FOX Sports GO, available in English or Spanish through the FOX, FS1 or FOX Deportes feeds. The shows are available on desktop at FOXSportsGO.com and through the app store or on connected devices including Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, Xbox One and Roku. In addition, all programs are also available on FOX Sports on SiriusXM channel 83 on satellite radios and on the SiriusXM app.
FOX SPORTS MAYWEATHER VS. MCGREGOR
|5:30 PM||UFC TONIGHT SPECIAL: MAYWEATHER VS. MCGREGOR PRESS TOUR||FS2|
|6:00 PM||UFC TONIGHT SPECIAL: MAYWEATHER VS. MCGREGOR PRESS TOUR||FS2|
|7:00 PM||UFC TONIGHT SPECIAL: MAYWEATHER VS. MCGREGOR PRESS TOUR||FS2|
|2:00 PM||UFC TONIGHT SPECIAL: MAYWEATHER VS. MCGREGOR PRESS TOUR||FS2|
|7:00 PM||WEIGH-IN SHOW||FS1 / FOX Deportes|
|Saturday, Aug. 26||6:00 PM||PREFIGHT SHOW||FOX / FOX Deportes|
|Saturday, Aug. 26||7:00 PM||PRELIMS||FOX / FOX Deportes|
|Saturday, Aug. 26||1:00 AM||POSTFIGHT SHOW||FS1 / FOX Deportes|
*All programs available on FOX Sports GO and FOX Sports on SiriusXM channel 83