REVEALED: Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul PPV Price in UK, How to Buy, and More

Published 05/27/2021, 12:30 PM EDT


The Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul exhibition bout has swept the boxing world. The idea of a YouTuber taking on one of the sport’s best fighters has not gone down well with boxing fans. And now, fans have more information about the controversial event.

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Mayweather will face ‘The Maverick’ Logan Paul on June 6 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. There will be fans in attendance at the venue. However, those who miss out can tune in on the PPV. Furthermore, British fans who want to catch a glimpse of the event have an update on how they can.

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SkySports got the rights to broadcast the bout in the UK and Republic of Ireland. They have now revealed the PPV price will start at £16.95 for all UK fans and €19.95 for the Republic of Ireland. However, this will increase to £21.95 or €24.95 plus an additional £2 fee if booked through an agent after midnight of June 5.

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This is significantly less than the PPV price for US fans. Showtime will broadcast the event at a higher price of $49.99. Therefore, boxing fans in the UK have a better deal.

Other information about SkySports’ broadcast of Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul

It may surprise some fans that SkySports will air a Floyd Mayweather bout for less than £20. However, the event will start at midnight on June 7 for fans in the UK, and the main event will start in the early hours of Monday morning. Therefore, this could have affected the pricing.

If fans decide to stay up to watch the bout, the fight will air on SkySports Box Office and SkySports Box Office HD, channel number 491 and 492, respectively. In addition, those who miss the live-action can relive it the next morning as SkySports confirmed they would show a full duration repeat on Monday, June 7 at 10 AM.

LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 14: WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. loosens up before he works out at the Mayweather Boxing Club on April 14, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather will face WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in a unification bout on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)

Viewers who want to subscribe to the said channels can do so by themselves, either online, IVR, or by reaching out to their agents and providers.

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The network will hope the reduced price will encourage fans to buy the PPV for the event. Only time will tell if it is a success or not.

What do you make of this news? Do you think SkySports did the right thing by pricing the event moderately?

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Leonardo Carvalho

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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