Ooredoo has announced that its Ooredoo tv service will provide live coverage of the highly anticipated boxing match, 'Pacquiao vs Thurman', "delighting boxing fans across Qatar".
The fight will air at 4am Doha time tomorrow and will be available for all Ooredoo tv customers on pay-per-view channel 551 for QR73, the company has said in a statement.
Forty-year old Manny Pacquiao is a renowned Filipino professional boxer as well as a politician, currently a senator in the Philippines. He is the only eight-division world champion in the history of boxing and is also the first boxer in history to win major titles in four of the eight 'glamour divisions' of boxing.
Pacquiao will be fighting American Keith Thurman, who is nicknamed 'One Time' for his knockout power and considered one of the hardest punchers in the welterweight division.
The Pacquiao vs Thurman boxing fight, portrayed as ;Welterweight Supremacy;, is part of the WBA Welterweight Championship and will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Customers who do not yet have Ooredoo tv can visit any Ooredoo shop around town to sign up and collect their new set-top box, the statement adds.