PACQUIAO-MOSLEY LIVE PAY-PER-VIEW HITS ONLINE DIGITAL PLATFORM IN U.S.
LAS VEGAS, NEV. (May 3, 2011) – Top Rank announced today that the May 7 Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley world welterweight championship event at the sold out MGM Grand in Las Vegas, will be available live on both pay-per-view television and online. The four-bout pay-per-view card, produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV®, will be available online for $54.95 while boasting interactive features unique to the digital platform through NeuLion’s technology. The enhanced and unique viewing offers a four-shot, multi-angle dynamic player that will allow viewers to interact and feel an enriched experience. The online pay-per-view is exclusive to U.S. viewers.
“This pay-per-view offering will complement our current distribution which appeals to sports fans who are engaged in digital platforms on a daily basis. Sports viewing has entered a new frontier and Pacquiao vs. Mosley will be the pioneer for the boxing world,” said Todd duBoef, president of Top Rank.
The following websites will be offering the Pacquiao vs. Mosley four-bout pay-per-view live stream: www.toprank.tv, www.sports.SHO.com, www.cbs.com and www.sports.yahoo.com. Select cable and satellite TV systems will also be offering the pay-per-view live stream. Viewers should check with their local providers.
The highly anticipated final episode of the four-part FIGHT CAMP 360°: Pacquiao-Mosley debuts This Friday! May 6 on SHOWTIME, beginning at 10 p.m. ET/PT. It will also be broadcast the following day on CBS, beginning at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT.
The 12-round Pacquiao-Mosley World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight championship is promoted by Top Rank, in association with MP Promotions, Sugar Shane Mosley Promotions, Tecate and MGM Grand.
Remaining closed circuit tickets, priced at $50, are on sale and available at all Las Vegas MGM Resorts properties.
The Pacquiao vs. Mosley pay-per-view telecast, beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT, has a suggested retail price of $54.95, will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV®. The telecast will be available in HD-TV for those viewers who can receive HD. For Pacquiao vs. Mosley fight week updates, log on to www.sports.SHO.com or www.toprank.com.