* * * MEDIA ALERT * * *
SHOWTIME SPORTS® PRESENTS LIVE COVERAGE OF MAYWEATHER vs. McGREGOR INTERNATIONAL PRESS TOUR ACROSS DIGITAL PLATFORMS AND ON CBS SPORTS NETWORK
TUESDAY – LOS ANGELES
WEDNESDAY – TORONTO
THURSDAY – NEW YORK
FRIDAY – LONDON
SHOWTIME Sports will present the official live stream of the Mayweather vs. McGregor international press tour across digital platforms as boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and UFC superstar Conor McGregor embark on a four-city, three country press tour to announce their Aug. 26 blockbuster event.
The live fully produced HD programs will be available via Facebook @ShowtimeBoxing, theYouTube @ShoSports channel, UFC.com and UFC FIGHT PASS. CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports app for mobile and connected TV devices will simulcast all four events live with CBS Sports Network providing live coverage of Tuesday’s event from Los Angeles. The @CBSSports Facebook page will also simulcast coverage. Mayweather and McGregor face off in Los Angeles, Toronto, New York and London to officially announce their one-of-a-kind matchup taking place on Saturday, Aug. 26 live on SHOWTIME PPV®from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
SHOWTIME Sports announcer Mauro Ranallo will host coverage from Los Angeles with analysis from two-division world champion and SHOWTIME Boxing analyst Paulie Malignaggi, former UFC fighter and current MMA analyst Brendan Schaub and MMA industry veteran Ariel Helwani. Helwani will take over hosting duties in live coverage from Toronto and New York alongside Malignaggi and Schaub. Details on coverage from the London event will be announced shortly.
TUESDAY, JULY 11 – Los Angeles Event
4 p.m. ET/ 1 p.m. PT from Staples Center
YouTube Link: http://s.sho.com/2t3bg0Y
WEDNESDAY, JULY 12 – Toronto Event
5:30 p.m. ET / 2:30 p.m. PT from Budweiser Stage
YouTube Link: http://s.sho.com/2uGxDLN
THURSDAY, JULY 13 – New York Event
5:30 p.m. ET / 2:30 p.m. PT from Barclays Center In Brooklyn
YouTube Link: http://s.sho.com/2sFldT2
FRIDAY, JULY 14 – London Event
7 p.m. BST / 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT from The SEE Arena, Wembley
YouTube Link: http://s.sho.com/2t3AcFF
MAYWEATHER vs. MCGREGOR
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor is a 12-round super welterweight matchup that pits the legendary boxer Mayweather against the all-time MMA great McGregor in an unprecedented event that takes place Saturday, August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The event telecast is produced and distributed by SHOWTIME PPV.
- Kelly Swanson/Lisa Milner, Swanson Communications/Floyd Mayweather: (202) 783-5500
- Nicole Craig, Mayweather Promotions: (702) 807-1788
- Lenee Breckenridge, UFC: (702) 588-5529
- Chris DeBlasio, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1633
- Matt Donovan, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1663
- Flo Jocou, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-7319
- Steve Pratt, BZA/Showtime: (310) 408-4555
*Tour Credentials: http://mayweatherpromotions.com/credentials/
*All media members MUST apply for Mayweather vs. McGregor World Tour credentials at http://mayweatherpromotions.com/credentials/. Uncredentialed and/or non-accredited media will not be permitted to cover tour events. On the credential application, please be sure to select the proper city in which you plan to cover. The deadline to apply for tour credentials is Monday, July 10 at 8pm ET/5pm PT.
In anticipation of the once-in-a-lifetime showdown between legendary boxing champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and UFC champion “The Notorious” Conor McGregor, fans are invited to celebrate the official multi-city Mayweather vs. McGregor World Tour! This event is open-to-the-public and tickets are complimentary. Come out to witness two of the greatest fighters in history go face-to-face live, ahead of their highly-anticipated August 26th event.
*All Media must apply for credentials for this event, you can submit by clicking here.
- Complimentary Tickets for Los Angeles, Staples Center can be accessed here.
- Complimentary Tickets for Toronto, Budweiser Stage can be accessed here.
- Complimentary Tickets for New York, Barclays Center can be accessed here.
- Complimentary Tickets for London, SSE Arena, Wembley can be accessed here.
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