Manny Pacquiao vs Yordenis Ugas is set for Saturday, August 21, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas at 9 PM EST (6 PM PST). Billed as The Show Must Go On, the upcoming welterweight bout sees Ugas put his WBA welterweight title on the line against Pacquiao, a former eight-division world champion. Unfortunately, the fight isn’t available for streaming in every country. As such, a Virtual Private Network (VPN) is required in order to watch Pacquiao vs Ugas online in many countries around the world.
While there will be likely unlicensed streams of the Pacquiao vs Ugas fight, we don’t recommend them. After all, they’re usually low-resolution and may even be taken offline for violating copyright. With multiple official sources for watching Pacquiao vs Ugas, there’s no reason to compromise on quality. You can live stream the fight in the highest possible quality from anywhere as long as you connect to a VPN. Below, we’ll explain exactly how to do this.
The platforms showing the Pacquiao vs Ugas fight are region-locked. If you’re traveling abroad, you’ll need to use a VPN to continue watching via your usual streaming service from home.
How to watch Manny Pacquiao vs Yordenis Ugas live online with a VPN
A VPN is a service that lets you connect to servers in other locations. Aside from offering various security benefits, this means you can change your IP address and spoof your location. As a result, you’ll be able to access geo-blocked content such as Pacquiao vs Ugas while traveling abroad.
Here’s how to live stream Manny Pacquiao vs Yordenis Ugas using a VPN:
- Start by signing up with a reputable VPN provider. We recommend NordVPN. However, Surfshark and ExpressVPN are fast and reliable streaming alternatives.
- Next, you’ll need to download and install one of the VPN’s apps on your streaming device. The above VPNs allow multiple simultaneous connections.
- Open the VPN app before connecting to a server in the country of the streaming platform on which you’d like to watch Pacquiao vs Ugas online.
- Go to the streaming service in question and sign in (or sign up if you still don’t have an account). Content should now be unblocked in your location.
- You may need to clear your browser’s cookies for changes to take effect. Alternatively, try connecting to another server and changing your IP address.
Due to the fact that Manny Pacquiao vs Yordenis Ugas will air live, we recommend you test your VPN with your chosen platform ahead of time. That way, you can troubleshoot any issues with your VPN’s customer support and avoid any last-minute hiccups.
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How to watch Manny Pacquiao vs Yordenis Ugas online in the US
Boxing fans in the US and Canada can watch Manny Pacquiao vs Yordenis Ugas live on FITE TV. While the event starts at 9 PM EST, the ringwalk isn’t expected until nearer midnight. This pay-per-view fight costs $74.99 USD. Following payment, you can stream it on your preferred streaming device via the FITE app.
Note that if you’re traveling abroad (outside the US or Canada), you’ll need to use a VPN to watch Fite TV. This is due to geographic restrictions. All you’ll need to do is connect to a VPN server in the US or Canada and get a US or Canada IP address.
Don’t have a VPN just yet? You can always take advantage of NordVPN’s 30-day money-back guarantee. This allows you to try it out risk-free. If you change your mind, you have a full 30 days to request a refund, no questions asked.
Where else can I watch Pacquiao vs Ugas live online?
Prefer not to watch on FITE TV? The good news is that there are a few other options for watching Pacquiao vs Ugas:
In the UK and Ireland, the fight will be shown live on Sky Sports. Unlike in the US, it’s not a pay-per-view fight although it does require a Sky Sports subscription. If you’re already a Sky Sports customer, all you need to do is sign in to watch live. You can do this online via the Sky Go app. The event is set to take place at 2 AM BST on Sunday, August 22.
Don’t have Sky Sports? It’s possible to live stream all 11 Sky Sports channels contract-free via Now TV. At the time of writing, this costs £25 per month for the first 10 months, after which the price rises to £33.99 per month. This is cancellable at any time. Alternatively, there’s a daily plan priced at £9.98. This currently includes a five-month mobile membership.
Note that Sky Sports and NowTV are only available in the UK. Connecting to a VPN server in the UK ensures you can continue watching while going on vacation.
You can watch Pacquiao vs Ugas in Australia on Main Event, Foxtel, and Kayo’s pay-per-view channel. This means that even if you’re already a Foxtel or Kayo customer, you’ll need to pay extra to be able to stream the fight. Note that it’s priced at $49.95 AUD. You can then watch online via the respective apps of Foxtel and Kayo.
Note due to the time difference, Pacquiao vs Ugas will be airing at 11 AM AEST on Sunday, August 22 in Australia. While Main Event (and indeed Foxtel and Kayo) is only available in Australia, using a VPN to get an Australian IP address lets you watch it from abroad.
What do we know about Pacquiao vs Ugas?
Manny Pacquiao was originally due to face undefeated WBC and IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. However, Spence Jr.’s withdrawal from the bout due to an eye injury was announced on August 10. He has since been replaced by WBA (Super) champion Yordenis Ugas with the fight taking place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, US. Notably, Pacquiao has hinted that this fight may be his last.
Pacquiao vs Ugas: Who is the favorite to win?
Pacquiao is favorite to win this fight and win back the WBA welterweight championship belt. Nicknamed “PacMan”, the 42-year-old Filipino is regarded as one of the greatest professional boxers in history. His record stands at 62-7-2 with 39 of those victories coming by way of knockout. Yordenis “54 Milagros” Ugas is a 35-year-old Cuban with a record of 26-4 with 12 wins by knockout.
Manny Pacquiao vs Yordenis Ugas: full fight card
- Manny Pacquiao vs Yordenis Ugas, WBA welterweight championship
- Robert Guerrero vs Victor Ortiz, welterweight
- Mark Magsayo vs Julio Ceja, featherweight