Billam-Smith vs Masternak live stream: How to watch boxing online today, fight card, start time, main event soon

Boxers Mateusz Masternak (left) and Chris Billam-Smith (right) punching out before going head-to-head in Bournemouth, England, for the Billam-Smith vs Masternak live stream
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Sunday fight nights are rare in boxing, but there's a real buzz around Chris Billam-Smith vs Mateusz Masternak. The Gentleman will defend his WBO cruiserweight world title for the first time, and though it is a keep-busy bout before bigger contests next year, the Polish Master it sure to put on a show at the Bournemouth International Center.

The countdown is on to tonight's Billam-Smith vs Masternak live stream, which is airing in across the world. On holiday while it's on? You can watch Billam-Smith vs Masternak live streams from anywhere with a VPN.

The start of the fight night isn't far away and at the recent weigh-in, Billam-Smith was keen to prove that his nickname is more than a touch ironic. "I'm a savage in the ring and that is just my mindset," said the defending champion. "I flick a switch on fight night, or in sparring or whatever it is. As soon as I climb through the ropes I'm a different person." He's set to prove exactly that very soon.

The ringwalks have been brought forward for the main event between Billam-Smith vs Masternak and are now set for 9 p.m. GMT / 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT / 8 a.m. AEDT. There's only the chief support left, involving prospect Ben Whittaker after fellow former Olympian Lauren Price won earlier in the night, so get settled in front of your screen of choice for the big fight of the night.

Billam-Smith vs Masternak live streams: TV schedule, dates

► Date: Sunday, Dec. 10
Venue: Bournemouth International Center, England
► Time: (est. ringwalks) 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. GMT / 8 a.m. AEDT (Dec. 11)
• U.S. — Watch on Peacock
• U.K. — Watch on Sky Sports
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Chris Billam-Smith beat WBO cruiserweight world champion Lawrence Okolie with a majority decision back in May. Now, the 33-year-old must avoid looking too far ahead to unification bouts next year with IBF champion Jai Opetaia or domestic rematches against Okolie or Richard Riakporhe, who remains the only person to beat CBS in 19 fights. Trained by Shane McGuigan, he is unlikely to falter but pressure and title defences do funny things to the mind.

The Gentleman's opponent, Mateusz Masternak, is a throwback. The Pole's 52-fight career began way back in 2006 and is a highly experienced operator who has only been stopped once in his five defeats – one loss coming to Brit Tony Bellew – and has never been put on the canvas. The Master is technically correct in every punch he throws and boxes to a plan, but has nothing that truly stands out. 

With the fight night on Sunday to allow locals to make their way home from the Man Utd vs Bournemouth soccer match the day before, the atmosphere will be intense. Here's everything you need to watch the Billam-Smith vs Masternak live stream, including live streams from around the world.

Watch Billam-Smith vs Masternak live streams in the U.S.

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Fight fans in the U.S. can watch the Billam-Smith vs Masternak live stream on Peacock, NBC's streaming service. To tune in, you'll need to be signed up for either a Premium subscription ($5.99/month) or Premium Plus ($11.99/month, which also gets rid of some ads).

If you're outside of the U.S. but have one of these subscriptions, you can watch the Billam-Smith vs Masternak live stream by using a VPN, such as ExpressVPN.


In addition to showing selected boxing shows across the year,Peacock is also home to countless Premier League 23/24 live streams and big TV shows like 30 Rock and Battlestar Galactica. Here's what to watch on Peacock in December 2023. Love TV? Sign up for the weekly How to Watch newsletter.

If you already use those services but aren't in the U.S. right now, you can watch Billam-Smith vs Masternak live streams by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN. And if, for whatever reason, you can't get it working, do remember that you have the comfort of a 30-day money-back guarantee with ExpressVPN.

How to watch Billam-Smith vs Masternak live streams from anywhere

A VPN, or virtual private network, makes it look as if you're surfing the web from your home country, rather than the one you're in. That means you can access the streaming services you already pay for, from anywhere on Earth. Or anywhere that has an internet connection, at least.

For instance, an American who's currently in the U.K. could watch Billam-Smith vs Masternak on Peacock, even though they're not in the U.S..

They're totally legal, inexpensive and easy to use. We've tested lots of the best VPN services and our favorite right now is ExpressVPN. It's fast, works on loads of devices, and even offers a 30-day money-back guarantee.


Safety, speed, and simplicity combine to make ExpressVPN our favorite VPN service. It's also compatible with loads of devices and there's a 30-day money-back guarantee if you want to try it out.

Using a VPN is incredibly simple.

1. Install the VPN of your choice. As we've said, ExpressVPN is our favorite.

2. Choose the location you wish to connect to in the VPN app. For instance if you're in the U.K. and want to view a U.S. service, such as Peacock, you'd select U.S. from the list.

3. Sit back and enjoy the action. Head to Peacock, as you usually would back in the States, and watch the Billam-Smith vs Masternak live stream.

Billam-Smith vs Masternak live streams by country

How to watch the Billam-Smith vs Masternak live streams in the U.K.

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Sky Sports is broadcasting the Billam-Smith vs Masternak live stream in the U.K., so if you already have a Sky subscription that doesn't include Sports, you'll need to pay £18/month to add those channels. Coverage of the fight night's undercard will begin at 6 p.m. GMT on December 10.

Whichever package you go for, you'll also gain access to coverage in 4K and HDR, so long as you also have an HDR-ready Sky Q box and HLG-compatible TV.

Sky Glass is another option. This gives you Sky TV within a 4K TV that has a built-in Dolby Atmos soundbar, and without the need for a dish. Prices start at £14/month for the TV, plus a sky sub on top of that.

If you don't want to shell out for a full Sky subscription, you could also consider its Now streaming service. This gives you 24-hour access for £11.98 or month-long access for £34.99.

All sounds great, right? But if you're not in the U.K., you can still follow the Chris Billam-Smith vs Mateusz Masternak live streams by country live stream by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN.

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Can you watch the Billam-Smith vs Masternak live streams in Canada?

Unfortunately, at the time of press, no Canadian broadcaster had picked up the Billam-Smith vs Masternak live streaming rights. 

Our advice is to keep an eye on streaming service TSN Plus, which often shows plenty of boxing shows, in case it does a last-minute deal. Should a deal be done, subscription starts at CA$8 per month. 

Not at home right now? Use ExpressVPN or another VPN service to access the live stream from anywhere.

Can you watch Billam-Smith vs Masternak in Australia?

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It's better news for boxing fans in Australia. The Billam-Smith vs live stream will be televised on Kayo Sports, as part of your regular $25 a month subscription, with the main event set to drop at 9:15 a.m. AEDT. 

Remember, if you're traveling away from Australia right now, you can use one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN to watch your regular stream from abroad.


Viewers in Australia have got it good, as they don't need to cough up a any more than a regular Kayo Sports subscription in order to watch the Billam-Smith vs Masternak live stream.

Kayo Sports is a good option, with its affordable, commitment-free plans. Prices start at $25 per month, and Kayo gets you live NFL, F1, cricket, AFL, NBA, NHL coverage, Carabao Cup soccer and plenty more besides.

Billam-Smith vs Masternak tale of the tape

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Header Cell - Column 0 Chris Billam-SmithMateusz Masternak
NationalityU.K. Polish
Date of birthAugust 2, 1990May 2, 1987
Height6′ 3″ 6′ 0″
Total fights1952
Record18-1 (12 KOs) 47-5 (31 KOs)

Billam-Smith vs Masternak Fight card

  • Chris Billam-Smith vs Mateusz Masternak - for WBO cruiserweight title
  • Michael McKinson vs Musah Lawson
  • Lee Cutler vs Kingsley Egbunike
  • Ben Whittaker vs Stiven Leonetti Dredhaj
  • Lauren Price vs Silvia Bortot
  • Francesca Hennessy vs Lucrecia Belen Arrieta
  • Lewis Edmondson vs Dmytro Fedas

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