Jacobs vs. Lyell
BROOKLYN, January 24 – On Saturday, February 9, Brooklyn’s own Danny “Miracle Man” Jacobs continues his phenomenal comeback following his successful battle against cancer with a 10-round middleweight bout against rugged Billy Lyell that will be featured live on the SHOWTIME EXTREME telecast at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the west coast) from New York’s newest home for world-class fight action, Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Headlining the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® event at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the west coast) will be the highly anticipated title bout between Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia and hometown hero Zab “Super” Judah while in the co-main event, New York’s Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin defends his WBO Middleweight World Championship against popular contender Fernando Guerrero. Also featured that evening will be Brooklyn boxing mainstay Dmitriy Salita facing Hector Camacho Jr., son of the late “Macho” Hector Camacho. Continue reading
By Bill Phanco: Middleweight Daniel Jacobs (24-1, 21 KO’s) will be facing journeyman Billy Lyell (24-11, 5 KO’s) in a scheduled 10 round bout on February 9th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Jacobs-Lyell will be taking place on the undercard of the Zab Judah vs. Danny Garcia fight card on Showtime. Jacob’s fight could possibly make it on the televised portion of the broadcast but it’s still unclear if it will. Continue reading