Mayweather-McGregor delayed due to pay-per-view outages

Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor’s fight faced PPV issues. (AP)

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor’s fight is delayed due to pay-per-view outages across the country.

Viewers reported pay-per-view issues across multiple platforms throughout the night.


ESPN’s Sal Palantonio reported the main event was in a “holding pattern” over the issues.


The fight was expected to draw 5 million pay-per-view buys, per Five Thirty Eight.

Showtime issued a statement confirming the delay.


Mayweather and McGregor were originally scheduled to hit the ring at around 11:15 p.m. ET.