Forget Fury, waylay Wilder and call down Canelo - tonight the boxing world pauses to watch one of the best to have ever graced the ring...and a YouTuber! Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul is blockbuster event that has had everybody talking - boxing fans or otherwise.
And it's finally time to watch them go to-to-toe. So make sure you follow our guide below if you're still wondering how to live stream Mayweather vs Logan Paul, no matter where you happen to be in the world.
Date: Sunday, June 6
Venue: Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
Mayweather vs Paul time (not earlier than): 10pm ET / 7pm PT / 3am BST / midday AEST
PPV options: Showtime (US) / Sky Sports Box Office (UK) / Main Event (AU) / Fanmio (RoW)
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As we say - and as you know doubt know - Mayweather is one of the greatest to have ever stepped into the boxing ring and has an unblemished 50-0 professional record. He's a fighter with unrivalled punching accuracy, who could dodge a bullet if he wanted to.
However, he's 44 and used to fighting opponents around 50lb lighter and six-inches shorter than YouTuber-turned-brawler Logan Paul.
But can he make it count? Logan Paul has only fought professionally once - a defeat at the hands of a fellow novice who was both shorter and lighter than him - whereas Mayweather has beaten all of the fellow greats of his era, including the famously hard-hitting Diego Corrales. But Logan Paul did manage to steal Mayweather's cap at the press conference, so at least he's got that!
Love it or hate it, this could be intriguing contest that will almost certainly end with a heavily battered ego. Here's all you need to know about how to watch a Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul live stream.
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Where to watch Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul in the US
US folk looking for a Mayweather vs Paul live stream will need shell out $49.99 on the pay-per-view event on Showtime (opens in new tab).
You can get Showtime on a selection of devices including iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV (4th Gen+), Roku, Xbox One, as well as simply on its website.
You can also find the fight through a range of cable services including DirecTV, Verizon, Spectrum, and Dish if you want to watch as well.
In the lead up, 10pm ET / 7pm PT has been the time to set your stopwatch to throughout. But with these two in the main event, frankly who knows!
How to watch Mayweather vs Logan Paul if you're away from your country
As we say, PPV platforms have this wrapped up pretty much everywhere. But if you're abroad and discover that your coverage is geo-blocked, then the only alternative that we know is to use a VPN to dial in to a country that is showing the fight.
The software is generally ideal for this as it allows you to change your IP address and appear to be in a completely different location - and all through a safe, encrypted connection. Here's how to get started.
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Mayweather vs Logan Paul live stream: how to watch the fight in the UK
It's pay up or go without, we're afraid - you can buy the Mayweather vs Paul fight for £16.95 via Sky Sports Box Office (opens in new tab), and that's your only option.
After paying, you can watch it either via your Sky account, or on your computer, mobile phone, tablet, console or TV streaming device.
We're not expecting Mayweather vs Logan Paul to start their ring walks until around 3am, though this of course depends on how long the earlier fights last. Either way...probably good to set a coffee pot on.
Not in the UK? Then you'll need a VPN to watch this live stream (opens in new tab) - follow those instructions set out above.
How to watch Mayweather vs Logan Paul: live stream the big fight from Australia
Main Event (opens in new tab) is the PPV channel for watching Mayweather vs Logan Paul in Australia. It's priced at $49.95 and the fight is likely to start no earlier than midday AEST on Monday - a positively sociable hour compared to other parts of the world.
Aussies who find themselves out of the country but want to tune into Main Event's coverage can take advantage of a VPN service like ExpressVPN, which is great value and gives you 3 months FREE (opens in new tab) if you sign up for a 12-month plan.
How to watch Mayweather vs Logan Paul worldwide
Not in those countries? Both Floyd and Logan are promoting little-known Fanmio (opens in new tab) alongside Showtime as the official website for PPVs as the 'worldwide' streaming option. Fanmio is charging $49.99 and it comes with a free t-shirt and you get entered into a contest to win a "video meet and greet"!
Among listed devices on which you can watch are Android, iOS, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV.
Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul: time and date
This will be Mayweather's first fight in 28 months, and Logan Paul's first in a year and a half - the event is set to take place on Sunday, May 6.
Showtime's PPV presentation is slated to start at 8pm ET / 5pm PT, so we'd expect the fighters to head to the ring at around midnight ET / 9pm PT. That's 5am BST in the UK and 2pm AEST in Australia on Sunday, May 7.
Mayweather vs Logan Paul rules: how it will work
You weren't expecting a regular Queensberry rules bout of pugilism were you? Well, this is going to work rather differently.
For starters, there will be no judges present and so no official winner can be announced (although knockouts are allowed and the referee is permitted to stop the fight if things get out of hand). It will take place over eight three-minute rounds.
And just in case the remarkable happens and Paul manages to KO Mayweather, the boxer's perfect 50-0 record isn't under threat as the 'result' won't appear on any official records. It's the very definition of an exhibition match.
Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul full card
Thanks to failed drug tests and late announcements, it took a while for the full match card to take shape. But this is now the official line-up:
- Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul
- Badou Jack vs Dervin Colina
- Jarrett Hurd vs Luis Arias
- Chad Johnson vs Brian Maxwell
Who is Floyd Mayweather?
Floyd 'Money' Mayweather is one of the greatest pound-for-pound boxers of all time - and widely considered to be the very best the sport has ever seen.
The 44-year-old won all 50 of his professional fights, the first of those against Roberto Apodaca in October 1996, the last against Conor McGregor in August 2017.
He's won 15 major world titles across a multitude of weight divisions, and defeated some of the biggest stars in boxing, including Canelo, Manny Pacquiao, Ricky Hatton, Oscar De La Hoya and José Luis Castillo.
Having retired from boxing three times, Mayweather is consistently linked with a return to the ring - the biggest factor being the size of the purse.
He won his first exhibition match after the end of his professional career emphatically, knocking down kickboxing superstar Tenshin Nasukawa three times in the first round before the towel was thrown in.
Who is Logan Paul?
Logan 'The Maverick' Paul is an internet personality who rose to stardom via his YouTube channel, though in recent years he's sought to expand his fame largely by stoking controversy and causing offense.
The 26-year-old has also forged an extremely lucrative boxing career, which started with a white-collar amateur bout with fellow YouTuber KSI in August 2018.
The fight was declared a majority draw, but KSI won the rematch - this time a professional fight - by split decision in November 2019.