Thursday, August 17, 2017

Another boxing DStv pop-up channel as SuperSport creates 'Money Fight' Mayweather/McGregor channel for 8 days leading up to their big fight.

MultiChoice is adding a second boxing-interest, temporary DStv pop-up channel with SuperSport that is creating a "Money Fight" channel that will build up to the big boxing fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor on 27 August.

The pop-up channel will go live on MultiChoice's DStv satellite pay-TV platform on Saturday 19 August on DStv channel 213 and run for 8 days until 27 August.

The pop-up channel will show rebroadcasts of Floyd Mayweather's great fights and his visit to South Africa in 2014 and the popular All Access shows.

The pop-up channel will be available from Saturday to DStv Premium and DStv Access subscribers and will broadcast daily from 17:00 to 01:00.

On 27 August SuperSport will cross to Las Vegas at 03:00 in the morning for the undercard clash with the main bout expected to start after 5:00.

Highlights of the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor fight will be available on DStv Catch Up in the hours after the event and DStv Catch Up Plus available on connected Exploras and Catch Up on DStv Now will carry the full fight later in the day.

Naspers' Showmax subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service will also show the fight later that day.