The fight of the decade is almost here. With the press tour finally wrapped up, the tension for the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match has officially heated up. So, if you’ve bought into the hype and are wondering how to watch the match on August 26, we have the scoop.
As we mentioned a few weeks ago, this highly anticipated slugfest would be available for cord-cutters. We now know one way you can get in on the action live. Showtime has officially launched a brand-new website called www.ShowtimePPV.com
The cable giant sent the following e-mail to those inquiring about watching the fight. Here is the official e-mail directly from Showtime:
Here is the email they are sending anyone asking about the fight.
Thank you for contacting us regarding the Mayweather vs. McGregor Pay-Per-View event on August 26th! You can now purchase the event directly through the SHOWTIME PPV website at www.showtimePPV.com. When purchased directly through that website you will be able to stream the fight at www.showtimeppv.com on these supported browsers:
Desktop Web • Chrome 53.0+ • Firefox 47.0+ • Safari 10.0+ • Microsoft Edge 15.0+ Mobile Web (Android 6.0+ devices only): • Chrome 59.0+
To purchase the event through the SHOWTIME PPV website, please visit www.showtimePPV.com, select ‘Buy Live PPV Event,’ and follow the on-screen instructions to complete your purchase. Please be aware, however, that if you order the event through www.showtimePPV.com, you will only be able to stream it from that website on a supported browser, and not from a streaming device.
Alternatively, we’re also happy to let you know that the SHOWTIME PPV app will be available soon, on supported Apple devices! You will be able to purchase the event through the SHOWTIME PPV app when it becomes available, and then stream the event on any supported Apple device. Please note that purchases through the website at www.showtimePPV.com do not include access to stream the event through the SHOWTIME PPV app, and purchases within the SHOWTIME PPV app do not include access to stream the event at www.showtimePPV.com.
For information on how to buy through other pay-per-view distributors, please visit sho.com.
Thanks again for contacting us and for your interest in the SHOWTIME PPV event!
Sincerely, SHOWTIME Customer Service
No other service has announced yet if they plan on streaming the fight. If anybody else announces their intention to do so, we will let you know.