Multi Choice, owners of DStv has announced to his esteem fans that the much publicised ‘Fight of the Century’ between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao on May 2 will be broadcast live across Sub-Saharan Africa only on DStv’s SuperSport.
The entire tournament will be broadcast to DStv Premium bouquet subscribers in High Definition from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Unlike other international broadcasters, who are charging a premium for the super fight, the event is included in SuperSport’s Premium offering among its other blue ribbon content with no surcharge.
The bout is a match-up between two of the greatest boxers of all time – Mayweather, the undefeated 11-time world champion and holder of the WBC and WBA titles, and Pacquiao, the reigning WBO welterweight champion and winner of 10 world titles.
“We are blessed if we have a true super-fight once every 20 years . . . this one measures up in every way,” said Motheo Matsau, Head of Marketing at SuperSport.
The tournament, culminating in The Fight of the Century, will air from the early hours of Sunday, May 3.