The Boxing Channel will be providing full video coverage of fight week for the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez mega fight from the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

Coverage can be seen at

Hall of Fame Boxing Broadcaster Al Bernstein and Marcos Villegas anchor the coverage of the final press conference on Wednesday, the weigh-in on Friday and full and immediate coverage of the post-fight press conference following the fight on Saturday.

Throughout the week there will be interviews with boxing luminaries,predictions by boxing celebrities, and a keys to victory feature from Al Bernstein.

Log on to after the match to get analysis and post fight interviews.

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The Boxing Channel and its sister channel Canal De Boxeo are the only all-video channels on the internet devoted exclusively to the coverage of boxing. They are also the only channels to feature the exciting Forum boxing library. Juan Manuel Marquez is just one of the champions whose matches are available for viewing. All videos on The Boxing Channel are available on demand at no cost.

WSB Franchises Host Broadcasters announced

Lausanne, Switzerland, 9 November 2011 - With just over 48 hours to go until the World Series of Boxing (WSB) season gets under way, most of the Host Broadcasters have now been confirmed. With the likes of ESPN, Fox Sports West, TDN and Sportitalia on board, the competition is sure to get the worldwide coverage it deserves, bringing top-quality boxing to the masses.

ESPN Star Sports will broadcast the Mumbai Fighters and WSB live exclusively to the Indian public. The audiences will be able to discover and see firsthand the future of the nation's boxers. Allowing the public to become familiar with the stars of tomorrow, connecting them with different target groups and giving them the encouragement to go out and perform to the best of their abilities.

The glitz and glamour of the Los Angeles Matadors will be available for viewers of Fox Sports West. The regional sports network is owned by Fox Cable networks and will provide LIVE coverage of their fights with all eyes on their first meeting with the Astana Arlans.

All the Dolce & Gabbana Milan Thunder home ties will be transmitted live by Sportitalia, a terrestrial and satellite television channel specialised in sports broadcasting 24/7, covering a wide range of top-quality sports and this year WSB will be added to the primetime schedule

TDN will exclusively show the Mexico City Guerreros live across Mexico and Central America. This specialised multi-media sports platform owned by Televisa group includes Cable TV, Radio and Internet, broadcasting 24/7, 365 days per year. TDN mission is to entertain and inform with passion and credibility, to deliver innovative sport content to its audience. Every Friday TDN Boxing Magazine TV "Noche de Puños" (Night of Fists) will be featuring WSB action commented by Boxing experts such as former world champion Ricardo "Finito" Lopez and Boxing commentator Eduardo Camarena. For more information, please visit the TDN website:, WSB fights will be also broadcasted LIVE on W Radio:

AZTV will be the place to catch up on the action from the Baku Fires and the WSB if you are a viewer in Azerbaijan.

Russia2 will be the home of WSB followers of the competition in Russia, catch up on all the action of the Dynamo Moscow on the specialist sports broadcaster:

Khabar TV will offer television viewers the opportunity of seeing firsthand the exploits of the Astana Arlans in Kazakhstan

The full list of host broadcasters for this WSB second season will be revealed in the next few weeks.

For all international viewers, follow every minute of the action on the WSB official YouTube channel*

(*) Please note that it is WSB's goal to provide the live streaming and delayed footages in as many countries around the globe as possible. However, due to a variety of reasons which include government internet and TV rights restrictions, there will be instances where blocks on viewers will be applied in specific territories. Stay tuned to for more information regarding the availability of these live and delayed videos.

Purdy and Lynes ready for York Hall showdown

Duo weigh-in at ahead of British Welterweight title clash

Lee Purdy and Colin Lynes are ready for the ‘Battle of Essex’ tonight (November 9) after weighing in for their British Welterweight title battle at the Nu Bar Loughton yesterday.

Colchester champion Purdy will win the Lonsdale belt outright if he can successfully defend it for the second time and faces Hornchurch’s Lynes at York Hall, with the 33 year-old challenger fighting in his 14th title bout.

Purdy scaled 10st 6lb 2oz at the Essex nightspot famous from its appearances on BAFTA hit TV show The Only Way Is Essex, and the 24 year-old champion said he is in prime shape to see off his experienced opponent.

“I’ve got nothing but respect for Colin and what he has done in the game – but I think I will have too much for him,” said Purdy. “I have trained better than ever for this as it’s a really massive occasion for me topping the bill at York Hall in a title defence live on Sky Sports, and I am totally confident that I will come out on top.”

Lynes weighed in at 10st 6lb 5oz and ahead of his 45th professional contest to Purdy’s 20th, he insisted that while experience is important, it’s not going to be the sole factor in the fight.

“Experience does come into it but I'm not going to rely on it tonight,” said Lynes. “It's a question that keeps getting put to me, but it's not something during training that I've been working with the attitude that I've this many fights and that many rounds, so I'm going to win the fight. That would be stupid. Statistically, it's an advantage for me to have had more rounds and more title fights, but he'll be thinking his age is an advantage to him. So I'm under no illusions that my experience is a good thing, but it's not going to win me the fight.

“Lee's a fantastic fighter and I liken his path to mine really. Not so long ago Lee was the man to get on your record and if you beat him, you warrant a title fight. I was in that category before I challenged Barry Morrison in Scotland. It's up to you to turn around and say 'no, I'm not going to be someone's stepping stone, I want to be the champion', I did that against Barry (Morrison) and full credit to Lee, he did that against Watson.”

A limited number of unreserved (£35) and ringside (£60) tickets for Purdy’s British Welterweight title defence against Lynes plus full championship undercard featuring Mike Perez will be available on the door at the York Hall in Bethnal Green from 6pm.

Article posted on 09.11.2011

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