But could face competition from ITV, BT and Box Nation…
Sky Sports are favourites to win the rights to screen the upcoming title fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, which is set to be the most expensive fight of all time.
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However, BT Sport could look to add live Boxing to their ever growing portfolio which could see a bidding war breakout between potential broadcasters.
The cost for the rights of the expected £160 million bout could be £5m-£10m and the Daily Mail say Sky are likely to open the bidding at around £6m this despite the fight no happening until 4am local time for the network.
However, ITV and Box Nation could also enter the fray for the broadcasting rights.
ITV are already brining boxing back to mainstream, terrestrial television with the fight of Carl Frampton and Chris Avalos this weekend.
ITV are also un-prohibited from charing a pay-per-view fee if this was deemed required and would see them take a big step back into big time sporting events after losing the rights to UEFA Champions League last year.
Box Nation, a boxing dedicated channel, could also move for the bout but would likely require another, one-off payment from viewers on top of their £12-a-month current rate for the channel.