Haye 198, Maccarinelli 197
In the most significant cruiserweight unification title bout in years, world champions Enzo Maccarinelli (World Boxing Organization) and David Haye (World Boxing Council/World Boxing Association) will collide this Saturday, March 8, live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING at 9 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the west coast). Enzo Maccarinelli weighed in at 197 pounds at Friday’s weigh in, while David Haye weighed 198 lbs..
The Maccarinelli-Haye fight will start at 2 a.m. local time at the O2 Arena in London and open a history-making night on America’s No. 1 Boxing Network. SHOWTIME will achieve another first when it presents an unprecedented back-to-back boxing and MMA doubleheader.
Immediately following the cruiserweight world title unification scrap, SHOWTIME will feature a four-fight MMA telecast headlined by legendary Ken “The World’s Most Dangerous Man” Shamrock, who returns to the cage against Britain’s Robert “Buzz” Berry. EliteXC Presents Cage Rage 25 from Wembley Arena in London, will air via tape delay in the U.S. immediately following the conclusion of the boxing telecast.
Article posted on 07.03.2008
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