MP Promotions inks contract with Malaysia-based network Astro for Pacquiao-Matthysse fight airing

Inside Manila
PUBLISHED June 7, 2018 03:10 pm | UPDATED June 7, 2018 03:36 pm
L-R: MP Promotions KL Legal Counsel Eldibrando Viernesto; MP Promotions Head of Sales & Marketing Arnold Vegafria; Astro VP, Sports Business Content Management Group Lee Chong Khay; and Astro General Manager and Executive Producer John Nienaber. (Photo release)

(Inside Manila) For the upcoming and much-awaited fight of People's Champ Manny Pacquiao and Argentinian boxer Lucas Matthysse, MP Promotions partnered with Astro, the Malaysia-based broadcasting group, to grant the exclusive rights for the airing of the fight.


The match will be broadcast live in over 100 countries worldwide, including the United States, South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Asia Pacific region, Caribbean, and Oceania.


In the country, the fight will be shown simultaneously over the leading networks and cable/pay-per-view providers, including ABS-CBN, GMA-7, ESPN-5, Sky Cable, and Cignal TV.


"The Fight of the Champions" is scheduled on July 15, 2018 at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and will also feature three other world title fights in the undercard.

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