Jake Paul gets tommy anger It’s the YouTuber’s first fight against a professional boxer on Sunday.

The rather extravagant boxing match will cost UK viewers £19.95 to watch a live stream of the competition. BT Sports Box OfficeFans in Ireland will have to pay €29.99 or €34.99 depending on when they buy.

People in the US will also have to pay a substantial pay-per-view fee to watch. ESPN+ PPVThose in Canada are expected to pay CAD 49.99 to watch the Paul vs Fury fight live.

The high price of the boxing match means millions will likely be looking for alternatives to watch free live streams of the fight.

This has become an increasingly popular trend in recent years, and all major fights in boxing and MMA are typically hosted illegally. streaming sites that allow people to avoid cost and geolocation barriers.

Online posts that allow fight fans to watch fights for free attract millions of views as people share links on social media via sites like Facebook and Twitter, as well as private forums on Reddit and channels in messaging apps like Telegram. This is despite these websites having content moderation policies designed to deter such practices.

Popular websites hosting free streams for boxing and other sporting events are also relatively easy to find through popular search engines. Google rival DuckDuckGo says it will refuse to censor or remove piracy sites in 2022 from the results.

online proliferation piracy led to warnings about cybersecurity risks and legal effects For anyone looking for free live streams.

Tommy Fury and Jake Paul faced off at the weigh-in event in Saudi Arabia.

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Earlier this year UK police visited the homes of people accused of accessing illegal streams.

Individuals have been served with warnings that they risk criminal prosecution if they continue to watch illegal online streaming services, but to date no one has been jailed for watching illegal content.

Police often target the individuals and groups behind the operations, imposing prison sentences on two people convicted of illegal streaming in 2021.

“Accessing movies, TV series and live sporting events from unauthorized sources is illegal and can expose consumers to risks such as data theft and malware, and can help fund organized crime groups,” said Gary Robinson, Chief Inspector of Police Intellectual Property Crime Detective. Unit (PIPCU), said in January.

“PIPCU is pleased to support this enforcement activity and we will continue to work with our partners to take action against those who use and provide illegal streaming services.”

Cyber ​​experts also warned of the dangers of certain streaming sites and urged people not to enter any personal data when trying to access free live streams.