The price for the Manny Pacquiao VS Floyd Mayweather Jr. PPV has been set for $89.95 by HBO Now and Showtime
Manny Pacquiao VS Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the match every boxing enthusiast has been waiting for all these years?it was even dubbed as the fight of the century!
Last month, we?ve talked about the ways on how you can watch this once in a lifetime match. On that discussion, we mentioned there that one of the ways you can view the fight is through PPV (or pay-per-view). However, PPV match can sometimes get quite expensive especially if you want to watch it on HD.
Recently, news for the PPV price has been revealed and if you have guessed it right, yes, it is REALLY expensive compared to other previous matches on pay-per-view.
Manny Pacquiao VS Floyd Mayweather Jr. PPV pricing is now revealed on HBO Now and Showtime
On a report from Deadline, it was revealed there that the price for the PPV access for the fight of the century Manny Pacquiao VS Floyd Mayweather Jr. is going to start at $89.95. The price doesn?t end there though. As stated on that source, viewers can upgrade their experience to high-definition if they add an extra $10.
According to Deadline, this price is much higher by 40% compared to the previous match of Floyd Mayweather Jr. against Canelo Alverez back in September 2013 which cost at $64.95 for the pay-per-view.
The Wall Street Journal reported that both HBO and Showtime are handling the negotiations for both camps?Pacquiao and Mayweather, respectively. However, seems like both parties are disagreeing with the shares.
On a different report from WSJ, it was stated there that the problem is circulating around the fees, or rather, which company should get the higher share of 70 ? 30. ?Everybody at some point will hopefully be rational and we?ll be able to put our heads together and come up with a good solution. We?re not there yet,? said Michael Berman, Executive VP and general counsel of iN Demand, that also happens to be the negotiator on behalf of big cable operators including Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. [via WSJ].
Manny Pacquiao VS Floyd Mayweather Jr. ?Fight of the Century? will be held on May 2, 2015.
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