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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

International Broadcasting

The upcoming fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Victor Ortiz is already in the air and you can really see the increase on the number of searches in Mayweather vs Ortiz will be on September 17 inside the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. It will be televised on HBO Boxing pay-per-view which will be made available in over 15 million homes worldwide.

HBO is not the only company to televise the fight. Because of the efforts of Golden Boy Promotions, a company owned by Oscar de la Hoya, over a dozen networks decided to broadcast the fight this Saturday (which will be Sunday, September 18th in other parts of the world).

In the United Kingdom, the broadcaster will be Primetime Live and the feed costs 14.95 pounds. They are expected to sell the second largest PPV, after the United States. For a comprehensive list of International Broadcasting Networks, please refer to the list below:

Country: Broadcaster
Argentina: TyC Sports
Australia: Main Event
Czech Republic: Sport 1
Denmark: TV 2 Sport
France: Canal+ Sport
Hungary: Sport 1
Japan: WOWOW
New Zealand: Sky
Philippines: Solar Sports
Poland: Polsat Sport
Portugal: Sport TV
Russia: NTV Plus
Spain: Digital+
South Africa: SuperSport
United Kingdom: Primetime
United States: HBO PPV

The Mayweather vs Ortiz fight is co-promoted by Mayweather Promotions in association with Tecate, Dewalt and ATT. The Pay-Per-View will be available to Sports Bars, Restaurants and Casinos.

The HD (High Definition) feed for the PPV in the United States titled as Star Power costs $69.95 while the standard signal costs $59.95. This is an all-time high for a single pay-per-view. The broadcast price has steadily increased for big events from $49.95, to $54.95 and higher, and now the HD charge costs an extra $10.

No matter how much the pay-per-view price, boxing fans still want to see Floyd Mayweather fight again after 16 long months of inactivity. The international broadcasting networks will surely give the devotees a night to remember after seeing a spectacular battle of Ortiz vs Mayweather, Morales vs Cano, Alvarez vs Gomez and Lopez vs Vargas.

On Friday, September 16th, the Mayweather vs Ortiz weigh in will happen in the afternoon while the Mayweather vs Ortiz 24 7 Episode 4 will be in the evening. For those who have not bought their Mayweather vs Ortiz tickets, buy them now before it runs out.