Hong Kong: now TV buys Big Fight rights
April 20, 2015
now TV has acquired the exclusive Hong Kong TV rights to broadcast the fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao live in HD.
This showdown is one of the most anticipated boxing events of recent times and takes place in Las Vegas on May 2nd (May 3rd in Hong Kong) between two of the best boxers in modern history. Mayweather is the undefeated WBC and WBA champion, while Pacquiao reigns as WBO welterweight world champion.
Loke Kheng Tham, PCCW’s Executive Vice President of pay-TV, said, “Being Hong Kong’s home of sports, now TV is very excited to present this mega-fight to the benefit of Hong Kong’s many boxing fans. The clash is set to be one of the biggest sporting events of 2015. In fact, fans have been yearning to see this bout battled out for many years. Our coverage further demonstrates now TV’s commitment to providing customers with the best events from the widest variety of sports content worldwide.”