Vasyl Lomachenko will fight Anthony Crolla where the former's many belts are up for grabs including the WBA (Super), WBO, and The Ring lightweight titles. If Crolla manages to take a victory it will make him a two-time world champion in the division, so it's all out there to fight for and you can get a Lomachenko vs Crolla live stream by following the advice in this article.
Lomachenko vs Crolla: where and when?
What date is it? The Lomachenko vs Crolla fight is set to take place today - Friday, April 12
What time is it? You can expect the ring walk to begin at around 11pm ET / 8pm PT or 4am BST
Where is it? The Staples Center, Los Angeles
The UK's Anthony Crolla won the WBA belt in his home city of Manchester after he knocked out Darleys Perez in 2015. He then lost it less than a year later to Jorge Linares, who then dropped it in turn to the Ukrainian Olympic gold medallist Lomachenko. Crolla wants it back.
Crolla (34-6-3, 13 KOs) has everything to win and noting to lose - that could be a big benefit to his state of mind. Whereas Lomachenko (12-1) has a stunning amateur record of 396 wins to one loss that he'll want to be remembered for, not for being dethroned. Since joining the pro ranks, Lomachenko won a world title in his third professional fight, a two-weight champion in his seventh and a three-weight world champion in his twelfth. He's a legend a boxing legend in the making.
Below you'll find all the options for watching the fight. No matter where you are in the world you can get the Lomachenko vs Crolla live stream online. ESPN+ is showing it in the US, but you'll need our help and a VPN if you're somewhere that isn't showing the boxing.
How to watch the boxing with a VPN if you're away from your country
Below we've listed all of the best places to live stream the Lomachenko vs Crolla fight online in the US and UK.
If you're away and there is no official broadcast option where you find yourself, then the only alternative that we know is to use a VPN to dial in to a country that does have one. The software is perfect for this as it allows you to change your IP address so you appear to be in a completely different location. We've tested hundreds of options and can recommend these as the best VPN services currently available:
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How to watch the Lomachenko vs Crolla live stream in the US
ESPN - and, in particular, its streaming service ESPN+ - will be showing the mega match up, with coverage starting at 11pm ET / 8pm PT. It's the perfect way for ESPN+ to celebrate its first birthday!
The great news for those that are stateside is that there's a seven day free-trial available to new customers so you can live stream Lomachenko vs Crolla for free while also getting a taste of the service. Note that ESPN+ is also the new home of UFC Fight Nights, so it's becoming a natural choice for all things fighting.
After that, it costs $4.99 per month, which includes access on laptop, desktop, mobile app and TV streamer apps such as Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, PS4 and Xbox. And there's no commitment either, you can discontinue the service at any time.
Outside the US on fight night but still want to watch that ESPN+ coverage, then there's the possibility of using a VPN to access it from abroad.
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How to live stream Lomachenko vs Crolla in the UK
The UK will be treated to its homegrown Crolla taking on Lomachenko thanks to a broadcast on Sky Sports Action. That also means anyone can access the fight using Now TV which streams all the action live over an internet connection.
For anyone with a Sky Sports subscription that includes the Action channel the only requisite will be getting up early to watch the fight. The same goes for those with a Now TV Sky Sports subscription during this month. Otherwise you can start a 7-day free trial of Now TV to get all the action for free.
Out of the UK and need a stream? Try a VPN to change your IP location.