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ShoBox: The New Generation Final Weights & Quotes For Friday’s Iron Mike Productions Tripleheader

MONROEVILLE, Pa. (April 17, 2014) – It turns out promoter Mike Tyson can stir the pot almost as much as heavyweight champ Mike Tyson. Almost. Tyson seemed right at home in his new role as promoter Thursday as he guided his Iron Mike Productions fighters through the final press conference and weigh-in for tomorrow’s ShoBox: The New Generation event. Friday’s tripleheader [...]

Final press conference quotes for “History at the capitol: Bernard Hopkins vs. Beibut Shumenov”

(Photo credit: Tom Casino/Showtime) WASHINGTON D.C. (April 17, 2014) - The fighters, including legendary future Hall of Famer Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov, who will compete on Saturday's eagerly awaited "History at the Capitol" world championship tripleheader on SHOWTIME®, participated in the final press conference Thursday at The Hamilton Live in Washington, D.C. In the history-making [...]

AFN To Carry Tomorrow Night’s ShoBox Tripleheader With Sammy Vasquez

NEW YORK (April 17, 2014) – Nearly 1 million uniformed military personnel serving abroad will be able to watch and support U.S. Armed Forces veteran Sammy Vasquez, Jr., as part of a special agreement between SHOWTIME® and the American Forces Network. Vasquez, who served two tours of duty in Iraq, is featured in the opening bout of Friday’s ShoBox: The New Generation telecast, which airs live [...]

Photos: Mike Tyson Making The Most Of His Time In Pittsburgh Before Friday’s ShoBox Telecast

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (April 16, 2014) – Legendary former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson took a break from his promotional duties for Friday’s ShoBox The New Generation tripleheader to enjoy arcade games with two of his children at Latitude 40 in Pittsburgh, Pa. Tyson’s Iron Mike Productions will make its promotional debut on SHOWTIME®, home of 16 of Tyson’s last 18 fights, live at 10:45 p.m. [...]

Hopkins/Shumenov: Daniel Jacobs To Serve As Showtime Championship Boxing® Guest Analyst

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 16, 2014) - Middleweight contender Daniel Jacobs is trading in his gloves for a microphone, at least for one night. The inspirational cancer survivor will serve as guest analyst for this Saturday's SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. Jacobs will step in for critically acclaimed [...]

Bernard Hopkins Philadelphia Media Workout Quotes / Videos

(Photo credit: Casino/Showtime) PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (April 10, 2014) – Future Hall of Famer and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins worked out in front of a throng of reporters Thursday at DSG Boxing Gym in Philadelphia as he winds down preparation for his Saturday, April 19, World Championship Unification against Beibut Shumenov. Hopkins, the IBF titleholder, [...]

Mayweather vs. Maidana Undercard; Adrien Broner vs. Carlos Molina & J’leon Love vs. Marco Antonio Periban

LAS VEGAS (March 25, 2014) - The four-fight SHOWTIME PPV® event, "THE MOMENT: Mayweather vs. Maidana," is now complete with the addition of two stellar 10-round bouts. Opening the pay-per-view event will be a super middleweight matchup between unbeaten J'Leon Love and former title challenger and Mexican Olympian Marco Antonio Periban of Mexico City followed by a junior welterweight bout featuring [...]

Garcia vs. Herrera draws strong ratings, peaking at 1.1 million viewers on Showtime

The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Telecast Replays in its Entirety Tonight at 10 P.M. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME® Last Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast continued the flagship series’ upward ratings trend, with the main event between Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny Garcia and Mauricio Herrera generating a peak audience of 1.1 million viewers. Garcia’s star-power [...]

Danny Garcia defeats Mauricio Herrera; Deontay Wilder dazzles with first-round knockout over Malik Scott

(Photo credit: Tom Casino/Showtime) BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (March 16, 2014) - Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny "Swift" Garcia (28-0, 16 KOs) defeated Mauricio "El Maestro" Herrera (20-4, 7 KOs) via a majority decision to remain undefeated on Saturday night in front of a sold-out crowd at Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. Garcia established [...]

“TOE TO TOE: CANELO VS. ANGULO” A Knockout Success With Well Over 350,000 PPV Buys

NEW YORK (March 14, 2014) – Last Saturday’s SHOWTIME PPV® presentation of “TOE TO TOE: Canelo vs. Angulo” generated well over 350,000 buys, Showtime Networks Inc. and event promoter, Golden Boy Promotions, announced today. The four-fight telecast, headlined by Mexican boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez’ impressive 10th-round TKO over fellow countryman, Alfredo Angulo, was a “knockout [...]

LiveStream: Garcia vs. Herrera Weigh-In LIVE on Friday

Friday, March 14 at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT SHOWTIME Sports will offer a live stream of Friday’s official weigh-in for the world championship showdown between Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny Garcia and Mauricio Herrera taking place this Saturday, March 15, live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT) from Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Garcia (27-0, [...]

Quotes from Danny Garcia vs. Mauricio Herrera final press conference in Puerto Rico

) Danny Garcia, his father/trainer, Angel, and other participants for the big fight card this Saturday, March 15, on SHOWTIME and SHO EXTREME participated in the final press conference Wednesday at Braulio Castillo Theater, Bayamon, Puerto Rico. In Saturday's main event on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT), undefeated Unified Super Lightweight World ChampionGarcia [...]