how to watch pacquiao vs de la hoya and other boxing ppv free online


Last December 7, 2009, we are edited this article from its original "Pacquaio vs. Marquez" title, as it is also applicable to pacman versus golden boy's fight.  Today, one year after the original article, we once again re-label and re-edit the article to fit the upcoming Pacquiao versus Hatton fight for May 2, 2009.

As with Oscar De La Hoya's fight arrangement disagreement over the purse split, (De La Hoya wanted 70-30, Pacquiao wanted 40), the Pacquiao Hatton fight almost did not push through with a similar disagreement over the purse.  Both parties stressed that each had the bigger crowd draw from their home country, thus each demanding a bigger cut from the PPV.

Top Rank and Golden Boy thought they had a deal for the fight weeks ago until Pacquiao insisted on a better percentage of the revenue. After back and forth, Pacquiao missed a deadline to sign and the fight was called off. That resulted in a frenetic few days spent trying to revive the deal.

In the end, they worked it out last week with Pacquiao due to receive 52 percent to Hatton's 48 percent, according to Arum.

Allegedly, Pacquiao's press release reason as to why they went on with the fight was over a bet and a couple of bottles of beers with a friend.  Sure, why would anyone want to pass on a $12 million purse anyway.  

Pacquiao, who will earn a minimum of $12 million, will be fighting in his fourth different weight class in four fights. He won the junior lightweight championship last March via split decision against Juan Manuel Marquez. Pacquiao then moved up to lightweight, where he knocked out David Diaz in the ninth round to claim a title, before jumping up to welterweight, where he destroyed De La Hoya in eight one-sided rounds on Dec. 6.

Now, Pacquiao (48-3-2, 36 KOs) will be dropping to the 140-pound junior welterweight division to challenge Hatton (45-1, 32 KOs), who has ruled the weight class since stopping Kostya Tszyu to win the title in June 2005. Tickets for the bout go on sale Friday through Ticketmaster with prices at $1,000, $750, $500, $350 and $150.


Option #1: For those watching the fight online, Biliran Island Video has the set up a streaming video for the fight. According to the website, he is using windows media technology, so your gonna need to download microsoft media player, as well as Microsoft Silverlight. The said website also said that it would be streaming at 320 X 240 resolution which is comparable to that of youtube, so your Internet connection needs broadband speed.

Option #2: Another way to watch the game is to download Sopcast and TVU. Both of these are free Peer to Peer or P2P software used to watch live TV. Some channels are of semi-permanent to fly by night once-event channels, so the hardest part is finding channel that has a decent bandwidth to spare.


update DEC 7 2008: use this sopcast channel:

Sopcast Channel:

*justintv links have been removed

In comparing the two, SopCast it seems has less US channels compared to TVU Player. On TVU I was able to watch ESPN, HBO, CNN, and many different category of of various international channels. There are some notable regular sports channels which includes CCTV5, a Chinese channel.
You can download the free softwares here: Sopcast and TVU. In order to Watch Watch Pacquiao vs Marquez Rematch Result you must have channels that broadcast Setanta Sports or HBO PPV, so I suggest to visiting Television P2P forums such as MYP2P or LiveFooty for any Pacquiao vs Marquez offerings.


Boxing pay per views. Both normal boxing and pay per view boxing can be watched on sopcast. First check the numerous boxing forums and they should give you a specific sopcast channel. Simply enter that channel in the player and you should be able to watch the boxing event live. The quality usually is not that good with this player.

Other possible sources:



  1. it’s over! by 12th round decision, featherweight title! split decision! pacquiao wins! (in line with unofficial letterman scorecard)!
    some highlights: round 3: marquez knocked down
    round 8: marquez clearly the predatory winner
    marquez suffers ugly cut on top of right eye.

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