Fox Sports To Surround Mayweather vs. McGregor Showdown
Fox Sports enters the ring for the anticipated fight between boxing champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and UFC champion “The Notorious” Conor McGregor, with programming on Fox, FS1, FS2 and Fox Deportes leading up to the main event and recapping the action afterwards.
“Fox Sports is thrilled to be involved with this monumental fight between two of the biggest stars in combat sports,” says David Nathanson, Fox Sports Head of Business Operations. “As the broadcast partner of both the UFC and PBC, this fight is the ultimate intersection of these worlds, making Fox Sports the definitive destination for combat sports fans.”
Fight day coverage begins Saturday, Aug. 26 on the Fox broadcast network and Fox Deportes at 6:00 P.M. ET with a one-hour PREFIGHT SHOW. Then, at 7:00 P.M. ET action moves into the ring with two hours of preliminary boxing bouts live on Fox and Fox Deportes. The evening wraps up immediately following the SHOWTIME PPV main event with the POSTFIGHT SHOW on FS1 and Fox Deportes. Coverage kicks off on Friday, Aug. 25 with the WEIGH-IN SHOW live on FS1 and Fox Deportes at 7:00 P.M. ET.
Helping build anticipation, 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 P.M. ET) from Los Angeles; followed by Wednesday, July 12 (6:00 P.M. ET) from Toronto; Thursday, July 13 (7:00 PM ET) in New York; and wraps on Friday, July 14 (2:00 P.M. ET) from London’s Wembley Arena.
Mayweather vs. McGregor Programming Schedule:
Tuesday, 7/11 5:30 P.M. UFC Tonight Special: Mayweather vs. McGregor Press Tour: FS2
Wed., 7/12 6:00 P.M. UFC Tonight Special: Mayweather vs. McGregor Press Tour: FS2
Thursday, 7/13 7:00 P.M. UFC Tonight Special: Mayweather vs. McGregor Press Tour: FS2
Friday, 7/14 2:00 P.M. UFC Tonight Special: Mayweather vs. McGregor Press Tour: FS2
Friday, 8/25 7:00 P.M. Weigh-In Show: FS1/Fox Deportes
Saturday, 8/26 6:00 P.M. Pre-Fight Show: Fox/Fox Deportes
Saturday, 8/26 7:00 P.M. Prelims: Fox/Fox Deportes
Saturday, 8/26 1:00 A.M. Post-Fight Show: FS1/Fox Deportes
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.