ABS-CBN, GMA, TV5 to broadcast Pacquiao vs. Mayweather
Santino Honasan on Mar 26, 2015 03:44 PM
The scheduled mega-bout between eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao and unbeaten Floyd Mayweather is set to make history as for the first time in Filipino television as the country's biggest networks will be teaming up to broadcast this year's most anticipated boxing event.
On May 3rd, ABS-CBN, GMA, and TV5 will broadcast the Pacquiao-Mayweather bout on free tv, while Solar Sports has the cable tv rights and will be showing the bout on pay-per-view.
The radio broadcast will be exclusive to GMA via DZBB, and SM Cinemas will also be airing the megabout via closed circuit broadcasting.
"Everybody has to have an opportunity to watch Manny Pacquiao lay his claim that he is better than Mayweather," said Dino Laurena, Head Integrated Sports for ABS-CBN.
"We will be able to accomodate the largest audience to witness the greatness of our boxing hero Manny Pacquiao," said Wilson Tieng, President and CEO of Solar Entertainment Corporation.