Katie’ Taylor’s first fight as a professional in America will be streamed live by Showtime Sports to US audiences on Saturday evening when she boxes at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Katie’s fight will be streamed live on Facebook and YouTube along with coverage of Carl Frampton’s homecoming bout from Belfast.
Katie’s fight, her 6th since turning professional last November features on the undercard of the eagerly anticipated world title showdown between US rivals Adrien Broner and Mikey Garcia.
For US fight fans the stream will begin at approximately 5:30 pm. Eastern Time / 2:30 pm. Pacific Time beginning with coverage of the Carl Frampton – Andres Gutierrez fight from Belfast. Then from 7:15 pm Easter Time / 4:15 pm Pacific Time the action switches to the Barclays Center, Brooklyn with live coverage of Katie Taylor’s fight plus the heavyweight showdown between former world title challenger Gerald Washington and Brooklyn native Jarrell Miller (18-0-1, 16 KOs).Hall of Famer Barry Tompkins will call the live streaming fights from Brooklyn alongside former world champion Daniel Jacobs.
In Ireland and the UK Katie’s fight plus all the rest of the action from Brooklyn will be broadcast on Sky Sports from 1am on Sunday morning with repeat showings at 9:30am on Sunday morning and 9pm Sunday evening.
Showtime Sports also will live stream the final press conference for the Broner – Garcia card on Thursday and the official weigh-in on Friday across their digital platforms, including Facebook Live and YouTube.