HBO Boxing has a knockout one-two punch for fans of the sweet science, beginning with a prime-time encore of last Saturday’s epic welterweight title showdown WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: TIMOTHY BRADLEY JR. VS. RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV this SUNDAY, MARCH 24 at 10:35 p.m. (ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team of Jim Lampley, Max Kellerman and Roy Jones Jr. call all the action, presented in HDTV and in Spanish on HBO Latino, followed immediately by an … Read Article
Lausanne, Switzerland, 21 March 2013 – Putting face-to-face newcomers Hussars Poland and league’s pioneer Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder, this World Series of Boxing (WSB) quarter-final looks like a clash of extremes. But despite the difference of experience, the Polish want to delight their fans at the Hala Osir of Zawiercie this Saturday 23 March (18:00 local time). Considering the danger, the defending Champions have brought an extremely strong line-up.… Read Article
The biggest shopping mall of Magdeburg played host for today´s public workout ahead of Saturday´s big fight night at the GETEC-Arena. The main event of the evening will see current WBO Super-Middleweight Champion Arthur Abraham (36-3, 28 KOs) take on Robert Stieglitz (43-3, 24 KOs) in their hotly anticipated rematch. The excitement of the fans was a close resemblance to the fights of Sven Ottke, who celebrated some of his greatest victories in the east … Read Article
On March 22nd at the UIC Pavilion, Chicago’s Sergio Montes de Oca (7-1-1, 2 KOs) makes his television debut against Miami’s Hairon “El Maja” Socarras (6-0-1, 5 KOs) in a bantamweight clash that should add to the growing Mexicano vs. Cubano rivalry. … Read Article
MONTREAL (March 20, 2013)- The ultimate Canadian boxing showdown on May 25, featuring world champions Lucian Bute and Jean Pascal, will be held at historic Bell Centre in Montreal, it was officially announced last night at the iconic venue by co-promoters InterBox and Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) during the Montreal Canadians hockey game.
Bute vs. Pascal has the potential to be the Greatest Fight in Canadian boxing history, eclipsing Roberto Duran-“Sugar” Ray Leonard I (1980 … Read Article
HBO® received 17 nominations, third highest total among all individual networks.
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel and the NBA ON TNT captured the most nominations (6) for a regularly-scheduled series.
The following HBO Sports programs were nominated:… Read Article
A media conference was held yesterday (Tuesday, March 20) to discuss this Friday’s (March 22) night of ESPN-televised boxing, live from Chicago’s UIC Pavilion and presented by 8 Count Productions, Round 3 Productions and Warriors Boxing.
In the 10-round middleweight main event, Windy City favorite Donovan “Da Bomb” George (24-3-1, 21 KOs) will take on former world title challenger David “The Destroyer” Lopez (41-13, 23 KOs) of Nogales, Mexico. And in the other featured bout, … Read Article
The March 22 edition of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra will feature Middleweight David “The Destroyer” Lopez (41-13, 25 KOs), who once fought for the Junior Middleweight title, and Don “Da Bomb” George (24-3-1, 21 KOs) in the 10-round main event. Friday’s show from the UIC Center in Chicago, will air live at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN2 HD, ESPN Deportes and will be available online through WatchESPN.com and on smartphones and … Read Article
Ruslan Chagaev added to big Eurosport card this Friday at Universal Hall
Cuban 2004 Olympic gold medalist and former world heavyweight championship contender Odlanier Solis (18-1, 12 KOs) and former WBC Silver welterweight champion Selcuk Aydin (23-2, 17 KOs) held a press conference in Berlin, Germany, talking about their upcoming bouts at “Universal Hall” this Friday (March 22nd).
“It feels good to be back in Germany”, said Solis. “I started my pro career over here … Read Article
British and Commonwealth Middleweight Champion Billy Joe Saunders and challenger Matthew Hall both weighed in today for their fight tomorrow night (Thursday 21st March) at London’s York Hall.
Hatfield ace Saunders hit the scales at 11st 5lbs 7 1/2oz, while Manchester star Hall came in at 11st 5lbs 1/4oz.
The fight will be televised live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546) with live coverage starting at 7pm.
Saunders, making the first defence … Read Article