The boxing world is in for a treat on Saturday night as Vasyl Lomachenko makes the move up in weight to challenge Jorge Linares for the WBA lightweight championship at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Lomachenko, the reigning Fighter of the Year, will be looking to add his third world title in a third division since turning pro. Linares, meanwhile, enters the bout on a 13-fight winning streak with four consecutive title defenses.
If you are a fan of combat sports, you are not going to want to miss this one.
All of the information you need to catch Lomachenko vs. Linares from the opening bout can be seen below.
Lomachenko vs. Linares : Fight Time & Viewing Details
Event: Lomachenko vs. Linares
Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Location: New York, New York
Venue: Madison Square Garden
Main Card Time: 8:00 P.M. EST
How To Watch Lomachenko vs. Linares Online
Lomachenko vs. Linares will begin this Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 8:00 P.M. and can be watched online via ESPN3.com, WatchESPN, and Sling TV. Here are your options in detail:
Your best bet for watching Lomachenko vs. Linares via live stream is WatchESPN. You will need your log-in and password information for your cable or satellite provider and you’re good to go.
Lomachenko vs. Linares begins at 8:00 P.M, you may stream the fights for free via Sling TV. Sling TV is a service that allows subscribers to watch live and on-demand TV channels on TVs, computer or mobile device. It’s just like a cable or satellite TV service, except it’s delivered over the internet. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial. If you cancel your subscription within seven days, you will not be charged. Once signed up, simply download the Sling TV app for your computer, phone or mobile device to start streaming.
You can also live stream Lomachenko vs. Linares online through DIRECTV NOW. DIRECTV offers a free seven-day trial, so you will get a full week free before your paid membership begins. If you cancel your subscription within the seven day period, you will not be charged. DIRECTV NOW is available on Desktop, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast.
Combat Sports Streams via Reddit
Your other option is to visit MMAStreams on Reddit to see if you can find a stream for this event.
Lomachenko vs. Linares Fight Card
- Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Jorge Linares for Linares’ WBA Lightweight title
- Michael Conlan vs. Ibon Larrinaga; Featherweights