Sky and Boxnation set for £12million battle for UK TV rights to screen Floyd Mayweather's fight with Manny Pacquiao
The UK TV rights for the Floyd Mayweather – Manny Pacquiao fight to be decided within the week are boiling down to a £12m battle between Sky and specialist boxing channel Boxnation, who have covered both boxers’ fights in recent years and would structure the deal in a different way to Sky.
Mayweather, as in every other detail around this event, will have the final say.
American cable networks Showtime and HBO are preparing to charge a record $99.95 (£65) for a pay-per-view subscription to watch the fight.
With the combined purse for Mayweather and Pacquiao totalling at least $250million,... read more