Manny Pacquiao licenses TAP DMV as exclusive rights holder for Pacquiao vs Spence in August

Published July 23, 2021, 9:06 PM

by Manila Bulletin Entertainment

Manny Pacquiao (left) and Errol Spence Jr.

Philippine-based  media company TAP Digital Media Ventures Corp. (TAP DMV) has signed a License Agreement with boxing icon Manny Pacquiao to secure Exclusive Broadcast/Exhibition Rights for his upcoming superbout against the undefeated WBC and IBF Welterweight Champion, Errol Spence, Jr. The event is  set for Sunday, August 22, 2021 (PH Time) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Fans nationwide can watch the fight on TapSPORTS, TapEDGE, Premier Tennis and Premier Football. Available on SkyCable, Cignal, Air Cable, and CableLink. The Superfight will also be shown on GMA, Tap’s free-to-air telecast partner. Fans can likewise have the option to watch without ads on Pay-Per-View through their cable television providers. And as a special offer, Tap DMV is making the Pacquiao vs. Spence fight available for free by subscribing to TapGO, Tap’s Sports & Entertainment subscription streaming service.

At age 42, Pacquiao revels in being the underdog against the undefeated 31 year-old American and believes he can overcome the odds by fight night, furthering his illustrious career with a win. The Filipino boxer is expected to stake his WBA welterweight title against Spence’s unified WBC-IBF welterweight title, making the winner of this bout the
undisputed welterweight world champion.

“We are tremendously excited to be working with Manny Pacquiao and we are equally grateful for the opportunity to bring this superfight to Filipino fans. In the wake of the challenges brought on by this pandemic, we remain steadfast partners in delivering top notch sports and entertainment properties that aim to improve content consumption of our audiences,” said Celinda De Guia, President and CEO of TAP DMV. “It is a great honor for our team to be part of the continuing legacy of one of boxing’s all-time greats. We are truly proud to be a part of this historic fight which will surely bring inspiration and honor to our country,” said Renen De Guia, Chairman of TAP DMV.

“Isa na namang pagkakatoon ang laban na ito para maipakita sa buong mundo ang tapang at galing ng mga Pilipino. Sa tulong ng makabagong teknolohiya kaakibat ang TAP DMV, mas maraming Pilipino pa ang magiging saksi sa paghatid natin ng tagumpay para sa bayan,” said Pacquiao.