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Sky Box Office: prices and how to stream your favourite content

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Last update: October 2, 2023
Fernando Carrillo
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This article is about Sky Box Office, what contents are available, how to live stream fights, and download the Sky Box Office app. We also talk about the subscription prices.

What Is Sky Box Office

Sky Box Office is a boxing streaming service provided by Sky. Sky Box Office gives UK and Ireland users access to watch live fights after they have purchased a ticket. Sky Box continuously published scheduled fights on its website. Subscribers can stream content, including boxing shows, celebrity gist, and other boxing trivia, directly from the Sky Box Office website or their Now Box or Now Stick.

How to get Sky Box Office: prices

You can purchase Sky Box Office Subscription from their website. The subscription is on a per-watch basis. Head on to the Sky Box Office to create your account and purchase access to stream boxing fights as they happen. You cannot stream Sky Box Office for free.

Pricing varies; for instance, the 2019 rematch between Andy Ruiz and Anthony Joshua for the IBF, WBA, and WBO heavyweight crowns in Saudi Arabia brought in 1.6 million buys at a local record price of £24.95 each. Joshua's defeat to Oleksandr Usyk in September 2021 came with a retail price of £24.95. The Usyk vs Joshua 2 rematch cost considerably more, at £26.95, and was unexpectedly broadcast on Sky despite AJ's contract expiring.

Please note that:

  • In the UK and the Republic of Ireland, anybody over the age of 18 may purchase tickets to Sky Sports Box Office events.
  • Naturally, the platform is accessible through traditional set-top boxes with standard Sky Sports subscriptions.
  • Sky Sports Box Office is also available to buy and watch online, either live streamed or through the Sky Sports Box Office app. Assuming you have a broadband connection and a Sky Sports Box Office account already set up.
  • Subscribers can choose from a variety of viewing choices. The fights are available on PCs, Macs, Now TV boxes, smart sticks, iPhones, iPads, Android smartphones, and tablets.
  • You can only pay for the events in pounds sterling and only with Mastercard or Visa.

Movies available on Sky Box Office

There are no movies available on Sky Box Office. There are live boxing matches, boxing shows, boxing fight highlight videos, and boxing celebrity gist and trivia.

Boxing on Sky Box Office

Since almost 30 years ago, Sky Sports Boxing has been the top broadcaster of the sport in the United Kingdom, covering some of the most important fights ever (and Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Logan Paul).

The network has established itself as THE go-to place for fight fans looking to see their stars in action, with fights like Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr., Lennox Lewis vs Evander Holyfield, Ricky Hatton vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr., Carl Froch vs George Groves, and many more. In the latter part of 2019, Sky Sports also broadcast the contentious rematch between the YouTubers KSI and Logan Paul.

The production values and comments on the network are legendary. A lot of epic fights were made possible by the popular pairing of Ian Darke and Glenn McCrory. Sky Sports Boxing broadcasts some of the more high-profile fights on pay-per-view for an additional fee via its Sky Sports Box Office platform and broadcasts regular matches as part of its standard subscription package. This means you are expected to buy tickets for each fight even if you're a regular sky sports subscriber.

On October 15, 2022, Sky Sports will host the enormous women's super fight between Claressa Shields and Savannah Marshall. It will be the first time two female fighters have topped an all-female programme at London's O2 Arena.

Other content available on Sky Box Office

Other contents on Sky Box Office are boxing shows such as 'Toe to Toe', 'Gloves Are Off, and the soon-to-launch 'Behind the Ropes'. You also get celebrity gist, off-match and pre-match banter, and expert boxing discussions–including Jonny Nelson and David Coldwell commentaries.

How to stream Sky Box Office

From their website, you can stream boxing fights, shows, and other events on Sky Box Office. You can stream Sky Box Office from your NOW Box or Now Stick.

To do this, you must download Sky Box Office on your Now Box or Now Stick and already have a Sky Box Office subscription. Your Now subscription does not suffice for a Sky Box Office subscription.

You cannot stream Sky Box Office purchased in the UK in other parts of Europe and non-Europe countries. However, Sky Box Office subscriptions domiciled in Ireland can be streamed in other parts of Europe but not in non-Europe countries.

Can you get Sky Box Office for free?

No. You must purchase the Sky Box Office subscription from their website or your NOW Box.

Download the Sky Box Office app

You can download the Sky Box Office app to your android device from Google Playstore, your iPhone device from the iPhone store, and your Mac and Windows devices from the Sky Box Office website.

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Fernando estudió Administración, Publicidad y Relaciones Públicas. Con más de dos años de experiencia en Roams, Fernando es experto en el asesoramiento sobre telefonía, tarifas de móvil e internet. Además, también es especialista en canales de televisión y las distintas ofertas que tienen los operadores con tv.

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