Garcia vs Porter – where and when?
Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter lock horns at the Barclays Center in New York on Saturday, September 8.
The action is set to get underway at 9pm local time, which is 6pm PT and 2am Sunday BST.
The eyes of the boxing world fix on New York this weekend as Danny Garcia takes on Shawn Porter, but you don’t need to be at the Barclays Center to watch it live as we’ve rounded up the ways you can live stream the fight from wherever you are in the world.
With the vacant WBC World Championship on the line, this all-American face-off is expected to be closely fought and high on quality. Garcia enters the bout with a record of 34 wins (20 by KO), 1 draw and 1 defeat. This edges Porter who has two defeats to his name, along with 28 career victories (17 by KO) and a single draw.
Having both suffered narrow defeats at the hands Keith Thurman, Garcia and Porter have been seeking to regain their momentum and it’s so far so good for each fighter. Garcia scored an 8th round KO victory against Brandon Rios in February, while Porter has seen off Andre Berto and Adrian Granados since falling to Thurman.
Don’t miss out on this intriguing match-up – follow the instructions below to find out how you can live stream the whole Garcia vs Porter bout via your TV or a subscription service, and perhaps with the addition of a VPN if the country where you are isn’t showing the fight.
Live stream Garcia vs Porter from anywhere with a VPN
Download and install a VPN
If you don’t have easy access to watch the Danny Garcia vs Shawn Poretr fight in your country, the best way to watch it for free is to download and install a VPN. We’ve tested all of the major VPN services and we rate ExpressVPN as the absolute best. It’s compatible with all of your devices, supports most streaming services and ranks amongst the fastest. You can even install it on devices like an Amazon Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Xbox and PlayStation. So for a one-stop shop, you can’t go wrong with Express – but there are more fantastic VPN options out there as well:
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How to watch Garcia vs Porter: US stream
Showtime is home to the fight in the US
If you’ve got a Showtime subscription in the US, this is the best way for you to watch the Garcia vs Porter fight. It won’t cost you any extra and you’ll find it in all the normal places you watch Showtime.
If you don’t subscribe already, there’s a seven day FREE trial but you’ll need a US registered payment card to be able to use that. After the seven days it’ll cost $10.99 a month, so be sure to cancel it if you don’t want to keep it going.
Showtime has a variety of different streaming providers including an app for Android and iOS, but if you’re travelling you may want to use a VPN to ensure you’re able to stream it from anywhere.
How to watch Garcia vs Porter fight in the UK
It’s BoxNation if you want to watch in the UK
The UK broadcaster for Garcia vs Porter is boxing specialist, BoxNation. The service is available for £12 per month and can be added as an extension to your satellite TV package.
The subscription will also enable you to stream it via Box Nation on the web, or via its Apple, Android and Amazon app if you want to watch the fight on your phone or tablet. You can also connect to Box Nation via Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV.
With the fight taking place over in the Big Apple, its a late/early 2am start for UK viewers.
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