Mayweather-McGregor delayed due to pay-per-view outages

Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor’s fight faced PPV issues. (AP)
Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor’s fight faced PPV issues. (AP)

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor’s fight is delayed due to pay-per-view outages across the country.

Viewers reported pay-per-view issues across multiple platforms throughout the night.


ESPN’s Sal Palantonio reported the main event was in a “holding pattern” over the issues.


The fight was expected to draw 5 million pay-per-view buys, per Five Thirty Eight.

Showtime issued a statement confirming the delay.


Mayweather and McGregor were originally scheduled to hit the ring at around 11:15 p.m. ET.

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