6 Ways to Watch Pacquiao vs. Vargas Fight in the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - The much-awaited fight between the eight-division world champion and Philippine Senator Manny Pacquiao and the current WBO Welterweight Champion, Jessie Vargas happens this November 5 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (Sunday, November 6 Manila time).

5 Ways to Watch Pacquiao vs. Vargas Fight in the Philippines

As the support of the Filipinos to the returning boxing icon, Pacquiao, is now overwhelming, some are still want to check options how they can watch "Pacquiao vs Vargas: Resurgence" live coverage.

Boxing experts are predicting that Manny Pacquiao is set to beat Jessie Vargas during their welterweight showdown, but the boxing icon has not been showing signs of slowing down on his training.

In an article by ABS-CBN News, the eight-time division champion stressed the importance to “win the fight convincingly to prove that he is still there.”

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Top Rank’s honcho Bob Arum is also predicting a knockout finish, saying Vargas’ fighting style is a stark contrast to Pacquiao’s former opponents. He is also expecting Vargas to be on attack mode in all 12 rounds, according to ABS-CBN News.

UPDATEPacquiao vs Vargas Fight on LiveStream online video

This will also be the first time that 2 Filipino Champions headline one event as Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire faces Jessie Magdaleno for the WBO Super bantamweight title featured as the co-main event.

Here are the options to witness Manny Pacquiao’s return to the ring (The Legend vs The Champ):

1. Solar Sports (Official Broadcast Partner in the Philippines)

Solar Sports, in partnership with MP Promotions USA, has been the official broadcaster of Manny Pacquiao fights here in the Philippines since 2003, so this development does not come as a surprise for most boxing fans.

Pacquiao vs Vargas on Solar Sports

Solar Sports is seen on SkyCable (Ch.70), Destiny (Ch.35), and Cablelink (Ch.58). Broadcast will start at 9:00 a.m.

2. ABS-CBN TV, Video-on-demand and mobile platforms (PPV, Live Broadcast)

Filipinos now have more options to witness Manny Pacquiao’s return to the ring as ABS-CBN’s access platforms SKY and ABS-CBNmobile bring the live coverage of the Pacquiao-Vargas fight to TV, video-on-demand, and mobile on Sunday (Nov. 6) at 9AM as the Kapamilya network transitions into an agile digital company.

For SKYcable subscribers to watch the action blow-by-blow, they can subscribe to the pay-per-view by texting PACVARGAS to 23662 or activating online at mysky.com.ph/pacvargas. SKYbroadband and SKYmobi subscribers can watch online via SKY On Demand by subscribing va mysky.com.ph/skyodsubscribe and SKYdirect subscribers can subscribe by texting PPV PACVARGAS Box ID to 23667. The bouts will also be bundled with bonus features that include previous fights of the two boxing superstars, which users can view from November 5 to 6.

Filipinos on the go may catch the fight on their smartphones via the iWant TV app available on iOs and Android devices by texting PACVARGAS to 2131 using an ABS-CBNmobile prepaid SIM.

Load for ABS-CBNmobile prepaid SIM can be purchased at Globe Load Retailers, 7/11 branches, and SM stores nationwide. ABS-CBNmobile prepaid SIMs are available in the SM Store, 7/11, and ABS-CBNmobile Store.

The live, commercial-free, and high definition pay-per-view is priced at P999 for SKY and ABS-CBNmobile. For more information, visit abscbnmobile.com and mysky.com.ph/pacvargas.

Pacquiao vs. Vargas on ABS-CBN, Sky cable

3. Delayed telecast on GMA-7, live on Super Radyo DZBB 594

GMA Network in partnership with Solar Sports has the sole broadcast rights of the upcoming Pacquiao fight on free television. Meanwhile, Super Radyo DZBB 594 will bring the live coverage.

4. Cignal's Pay-Per-View service

Cignal Pay-Per-View brings you RESURGENCE: Pacquiao vs. Vargas with undercard matches feat. Donaire vs. Magdaleno LIVE and commercial-free for P950. It is available on Channel 99 SD and 199 HD. More details here.

5. Cinemas, bars and restaurants (Live via satellite through Solar Sports)

Witness our very own Manny Pacquiao write another chapter in his legendary career on November 6, Sunday, 9:00AM (Philippine time) VIA SATELLITE in cinemas nationwide! Ticket price range from P300 to P600.

Here's how to check for ticket prices:

Most of the bars and restaurants are also offering live viewing of the Pacquiao-Vargas fight. These includes H&J Sports Bar and Restaurant in Makati, Handlebar Manila and Skinny Mike’s.

6. Live streaming online

Some websites and blogs in the Philippines are promising for live streaming video online for the People’s Champ’s second fight this year. If you will rely on this option, expect that the livestream feed is not ad-free, sometimes it lags and unstable depends on your data connection.

UPDATE: Pacquiao vs Vargas Fight on LiveStream online video

NOTE: For the overseas Filipino workers (OFW) and those living outside the country, "The Legend vs The Champ" — will be shown on November 6 at 4 a.m. in KSA and 5 a.m. in Dubai, live (with replays) via TFC.tv PPV subscription is at 80 SAR. It is also available via OSN, ELife and Mozaic TV Powered by Ooredoo. In the U.S., it will be shown on November 5 live, distributed by Top Rank PPV. (Check with your local cable providers).

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