Pacquiao vs. Mayweather Jr to air PPV on OSN

DetailsRebecca Hawkes | 24 April 2015

Middle East pay-TV network OSN will provide live coverage of the greatly anticipated heavyweight boxing bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao on Sunday 3 May.

The event, being billed as the 'Fight of the Century', is expected to smash pay-per-view (PPV) television records as eight-division world champion Pacquiao, 36, meets five-division world champion, Mayweather Jr, 38.

Tickets for the live bout in Las Vegas are currently changing hands for up to US$25,000.

The match will be available to OSN subscribers on a pay-per-view basis, providing exclusive coverage at 4am KSA time across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Three replays will then be shown throughout the day, starting at 9am KSA time.

Direct-to-home (DTH) TV coverage is being provided for OSN through its channel partner The Filipino Channel (TFC).