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Fox Sports Steps Into Mayweather-McGregor Ring

Fox to air prelim bouts; FS1 to offer post fight coverage for PPV boxing event 7/10/2017 12:34 PM Eastern

Fox Sports will provide live pre and post-fight coverage of the Aug. 26 Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor pay-per-view boxing match.

On the night of the fight, Fox broadcasting will air two hours of live preliminary fights beginning at 7 p.m. leading up to Showtime Pay-Per-View’s telecast of the much anticipated event, said officials. 

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FS1 and Fox Deportes will provide live, post-fight coverage immediately after the main event. The two networks will kick off its Mayweather-McGregor coverage Aug. 25 with a live airing of the weigh-in for each fighter.

In addition, FS2 will present live coverage of the Mayweather-McGregor press tour, beginning Tuesday (July 11) from Los Angeles. Other stops include Toronto (July 12), New York (July 13) and London (July 14). 

FS1 will re-air each of the UFC TONIGHT Special: Mayweather vs. McGregor Press Tour the evening of their respective airings, said Fox.

The press conferences will also be carried live via the Showtime Sports YouTube Channel, the Showtime Boxing Facebook Page, CBSSports.comUFC.com And the UFC Fight Pass SVOD service. 

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