Enlarge / Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. , left, and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor face off during a news conference at the KA Theatre at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on Wednesday.

The two will meet in a super welterweight boxing match at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday.

A judge has ordered piracy sites not to stream the mega-event, but whether they’ll abide is anybody’s guess. (credit: Brandon Magnus/ZuffaLLC via Getty Images)
The Mayweather-McGregor fight is almost here.

The boxing battle between Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and UFC star Conor “the Notorious” McGregor is expected to start tonight at 9pm ET at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Millions are expected to tune in for the event on Showtime and elsewhere and pay up to $99 for the live video feed. Mayweather is being paid a $100 million fee and McGregor, $75 million. Overall, promoters are expected to earn up to $1 billion in pay-per-view revenue globally.
With so much money at stake, it’s no wonder dozens of piracy sites have thrown their hats into the ring, offering the fight either for free or for a much cheaper fee.
In response, Showtime has convinced a federal judge to issue an injunction against the 44 sites it believes will show the fight Saturday night.

The court ruling prohibits them from streaming the bout.
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