Jorge Linares vs. Anthony Crolla Live Stream: How To Watch Online
We’ve got an intriguing rematch taking place over the pond today, as Jorge Linares will travel to Anthony Crolla’s hometown of Manchester, England to defend his lightweight WBA belt. In their previous meeting, Linares came to Crolla’s city and left with his title after outpointing him via unanimous decision. It was the first time that Linares ever went 12 rounds, and he pulled out the victory by scores of 117-111, 115-114, and 115-113 in the September 24, 2016 bout.
Linares (41-3, 27 KOs) has been a world champion in three weight classes over his career, holding belts in the featherweight, super featherweight, and lightweight divisions. The Venezuelan native boasts several impressive wins over high level fighters, as he’s defeated Óscar Larios (10th round KO), Jesús Chávez (4th round KO), Nihito Arakawa (unanimous decision), and Kevin Mitchell (10th round KO).
Crolla (31-5-3, 13 KOs) won the WBA lightweight title on November 21, 2015 after knocking out Darleys Pérez in the fifth round. He made one successful defense against Ismael Barroso on May 7, 2016 before Linares snatched his title in the fall. Crolla exercised his rematch clause against Linares, and it will be interesting to see if he learned anything from their first bout.
Now that the stage has been set, let’s breakdown all of the different ways you can watch the fight.
Jorge Linares vs. Anthony Crolla Tale Of The Tape
Age: Linares (31), Crolla (30)
Height: Linares (5’8″), Crolla (5’8.5″)
Reach: Linares (69 in), Crolla (67 in)
Weight: Linares (134.5 lb), Crolla (134.5 lb)
Stance: Linares (Orthodox), Crolla (Orthodox)
Jorge Linares vs. Anthony Crolla Viewing Details
Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 6:00 P.M. ET
Location: Manchester Arena in Hunts Bank, Manchester, England
TV Channel: Showtime
Odds: Linares (-245), Crolla (+197)
How To Watch Jorge Linares vs. Anthony Crolla Live Stream Online
You can only stream this evening’s fight if you are a Showtime subscriber. In order to watch the bout on your computer, you’ll need to head to ShowtimeAnytime.com and log-in with your cable subscription. Once logged in, you’re good to go.
You can also add a Showtime subscription to your Hulu account to watch the fight. It costs $8.99 a month, but you can sign up for a free one-month trial.
Stream Jorge Linares vs. Anthony Crolla On Phone, Tablet & Other Devices
In order to watch Linares and Crolla duke it out, you’ll need to download the Showtime Anytime app (iTunes Store | Google Play). Once you’ve done that, log in with your cable provider subscription information and you’ll be all set to watch the fists fly.
If you prefer to roll with Hulu, you can still watch the fight a million different ways. Click here to check out their full list of compatible devices.