What’s up boxing fans??
I have a great news up my sleeve for you guys today. Philippine’s senate and boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has confirmed he’ll fight Adrien Broner this January. After two years of break from fighting in the United States, the former eight-division champion will once again get inside the ring to defend his WBA welterweight title against Adrien Broner
Throughout the year there have been numerous rumors about Pacquiao vs Broner bout. Finally, in his last press conference Pacquiao (Who turns 40 this December) has cleared all the fog.
In this article, we will discuss all the nitty-gritty stuff that you need to know before the fight. In case you were wondering how to watch the match live, well, you are in for a treat then. In this post, we will also discuss how to watch Manny Pacquiao vs Adrien Broner live stream online.
So, my friend, get yourself done with all the important stuff you may or may not have and let’s get right into the news.
- 1 When and Where is Pacquiao vs Broner Fight
- 2 Manny Pacquiao VS Adrien Broner TV Rights
- 3 Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Bronner Preview and Analysis
- 4 Watch Pacquiao vs. Broner on Roku, Fire TV, KODI, or Chromecast
- 5 How to watch Pacquiao vs Broner For Free online on Tablet or Smartphone?
- 6 Where to Get the Tickets?
- 7 Final Words
When and Where is Pacquiao vs Broner Fight
This long-awaited fight made official by Pacquiao will take place in a pay per view at the MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight will be presented by AI Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions.
As you know, the main event is scheduled for January 19, 2019. A good way to begin the year I’d say. As far as the time, it’s scheduled to take place at 9 P.M. ET.
The MGM Grand Arena is a multi-purpose stadium in Las Vegas. It is also one of two major sporting stadiums of Las Vegas. On top of that, you have a Pacquiao Fight at your hands. Rest assured, the stadium will be packed to the brim with spectators.
This arena is has some fun facts associated with it. If you are a sports geek like me, you can read about 10 fun facts about MGM Grand Arena.
Manny Pacquiao VS Adrien Broner TV Rights
Are you wondering whether you can watch Manny Pacquiao VS Adrien Broner live without going to the arena? Sure, you can. You can absolutely watch this fight while laying on you couch at home.
However, if you don’t know what you are getting into you might get interrupted broadcast of the Fight or get yourself into some legal issues (which is even worse). Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. In this section, we will talk about TV rights of the fight.
Broadcasting in United States
If you are living in the United States you have pretty much nothing to worry about. Haymon already has a broadcast deal with ShowTime and Fox in place. You can be absolutely assured that the clash between Pacquiao vs Broner would be seen in a pay per view on Showtime boxing as both Pacquiao and Broner is at the top. You can watch the live streaming of this fight at 9 p.m. ET.
Watching from the United Kingdom
For people living in the UK, nothing has been confirmed yet. But Fox UK is supposed to broadcast the fight live. Moreover, it is almost certain that big Sports TV channels like sky sports and BT sports will broadcast the match. ITV recently got together with Haymon to televise 15 boxing matches on the trot. This one is on the list as well. We will cover everything as soon as things get settled.
Satellite TV Rights in Canada
If you are living inside Canada the situation is kinda similar to the UK. However, as the trend suggests you can easily watch fights online pretty easily. You can find a number of live streaming links on Reddit. However, we don’t recommend that. You should always make sure you are not doing anything illegal. To watch the fight from the very beginning make sure you start the stream before 9.00 PM local time, as this is the official time for the event.
News from Australia
If FOX sports Australia create their own app and charge around 5-ish $ per view, then you guys are all set to go. Although nothing has been confirmed yet, we expect FOX to do something similar to this. Nonetheless, we will keep you posted for any changes that may occur. The fight will air at 1.00 PM local time.
How to Watch the Fight from Philippines?
As Pacquiao is an icon for the Filipinos TV channels in the Philippine will definitely broadcast the fight live. The fight will happen at 10.0 AM local time. To our knowledge, Haymon has not made any deals with any TV channels in the Philippine so far. We expect the deal to be done by the end of December. We will cover that as well.
Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Bronner Preview and Analysis
Both Pacquiao and Adrien Broner has been out of the ring for a while. 2 and 3 years respectively to be more accurate. However, they are not your average joe. Both of them have the ability to do one punch knockouts and both of them have a huge amount of respect for each other.
However, if you look into the stats Adrien Broner is basically a nobody compared to Manny Pacquiao. People are even saying Pacquiao is fighting Bronner because he could not land the fight Floyd Mayweather.
Nonetheless, in this section, we will take a deeper look into both fighters.
Dissecting Manny Pacquiao
Manny Pacquiao is a clear favorite when it comes to this fight. Born on Dec 17, 1978, Pacquiao is the son of Rosalio Pacquiao and Dionisia Dapidran. He’s currently serving as senator of the Philippine.
In his pre-boxing career, he was a colonel in the Reserve Force of the Philippine army.
In 2016 Pacquiao was placed second in the ESPN’s top boxers of past 25 years. He is the only eight-division world champion in the history of this sports. The certainly makes him one of the greatest. He is currently the World Boxing Association World Welterweight Champion.
Some stats of Pacquiao:
- Height: 166 cm
- Reach: 170 cm
- Alias: Pac Man
- KOs: 57%
- W: L: D: 60:7:2
He was also named the fighter of the decade by BWAA before he took a break from fighting in the USA after the allegations sent by the IRS.
The above stats should definitely suffice what kind of opponent Pacquiao will be for Broner. Manny Pacquiao’s career is something to be amazed of. Trust me, you should definitely read more about Manny Pacquiao’s career. You won’t be disappointed.
Getting into Adrien Broner
Adrien Broner is an American born professional boxer. So far, he has won championships in 4 different weight classes. Broner is one of the few elite boxers who has done 3 consecutive first round knockouts.
He took his first major turn when he fought Daniel Ponce on March 5, 2011. This was basically the turning point of his career. Broner was named victorious in that fight.
After that, he moved on to welterweight class. On October 2013 he landed a fight against Malignaggi. In a jaw-dropping fight, Broner defeated Malignaggi with a split decision.
Are you still unimpressed with Broner? Let’s take a look into some of his stats.
Some stats of Broner:
- Height: 168 cm
- Reach: 175 cm
- Alias: The Problem
- KOs: 63%
- W: L: D: 33:3:1
See? Not so bad, right? Sure, he has fewer fights than Pacquiao, but his stats are just as impressive. Pacquiao himself said – “I cannot underestimate Broner”. This definitely implies we are in for a great fight.
Watch Pacquiao vs. Broner on Roku, Fire TV, KODI, or Chromecast
You can buy PPV subscriptions online for Roku, Fire TV, Kodi, or Chromecast and watch the fight live. This is completely legal as you have to pay a certain amount of money to buy the PPV ticket. On the day of the fight, you should be able to easily navigate to the livestream. This is a completely hassle-free option.
How to watch Pacquiao vs Broner For Free online on Tablet or Smartphone?
Can you watch Pacquiao VS. Broner live stream online for free?
Although this is a grey area, we still want to give you the options if you choose to follow that path (just don’t hold any grudges against us if you get into legal issues). On the day of the fight, you can visit the Boxing subreddit and find the live streaming links. There are typically a bunch of links available there. They are usually safe as moderators always keep eyes on the links.
More importantly, if you are traveling, you can still watch the fight live via those links on your mobile device.
However, we most certainly don’t recommend that.
Where to Get the Tickets?
Tickets are already available online. The base price for the tickets is $300 + service charges. If you do a little digging online, you might find tickets for even less. You can also buy tickets physically. Just keep in mind there’s a 25$ reprint fee. Ticket prices go as high as $1600 depending upon the seat in the gallery.
A word of caution: Please act fast, as the tickets sell out pretty easily.
This was definitely a surprise for the fans despite all the rumors that have been floating around for the past couple of months. We absolutely have no hint of doubt in our mind that this will be one hell of a fight.
As Pacquiao fights for both his title and a grand return in US Boxing. Despite people suggesting it is high time he retires from boxing Pacquiao still wants to go at it again and show the world he is not done yet (even at the age of 40).
For Broner, this will be his chance for the 29-year-old to prove to the world why he is called “The Problem” to the world once again.