How to watch the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight in Thailand

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Dubbed the ‘Billion Dollar Fight’, it has been billed by some as the biggest event in the history of sport.

This Sunday [Thailand time] boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather takes on UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor.

The fight, which has divided opinion in the world of combat sports, takes place in the fight capital of the world – Las Vegas, Nevada, with many millions more watching all over the world.

McGregor goes into the fight having never officially set foot inside a professional boxing ring, where as Mayweather will be fighting for the first time in two years and having retired with the record of 49-0.

Depending on your point of view, the fight will be the most important boxing match probably of all time, or nothing but than a money making abomination, with both men set to cash in regardless of who wins. Either way, it will be well worth watching.

Here is all you need to know about Mayweather vs. McGregor, including the start time in Thailand and how you can watch it on TV and online.

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When is the fight?

The fight will get underway on Saturday 26 August at the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas at around 9pm local time.

For those of us in Thailand that means the fight is broadcast on Sunday 27 August and will begin anywhere between 9am and 11am, depending on the undercard and bouts before.

Some venues showing the fight in Thailand are opening their doors as early as 7am.

How can I watch Mayweather vs. McGregor on TV in Thailand?

According to its updated schedule, Workpoint TV will be broadcasting the fight live in Thailand.

Workpoint TV is available on cable and digital and can be found on channel 23.

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How can I watch Mayweather vs. McGregor online?

For those of you who stream sporting events online or watch through an Android TV box, the fight is being broadcast in the UK and Ireland on Sky Sports Box Office, in Singapore on StarHub and in the United States on Showtime PPV.

If you can pick up any of those channels then you’ll be good to watch the fight.

You can find a comprehensive list of venues around Thailand showing the fight here.

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