STAMFORD, Conn. – September 17, 2015 – NBCSN presents a 30-minute special on undefeated heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder, American Heavy, debuting this Monday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. ET, ahead of his title defense against Johann Duhaupas. Wilder and Duhaupas will square off for Premier Boxing Champions on NBC Saturday, Sept. 26, at 8:30 p.m. ET.
Premier Boxing Champions returns in primetime this Saturday, July 25 at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN, at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nev., featuring a cruiserweight bout between former world titleholder Beibut Shumenov (15-2, 10 KOs) and B.J. Flores (31-1-1, 20 KOs), a boxing analyst for NBC Sports Group.
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 15, 2015 – In five days, on Saturday, June 20 at 8:30 p.m. ET, PBC on NBC returns to primetime at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., featuring a highly anticipated showdown between former titleholders Adrien “The Problem” Broner (30-1, 22 KOs) and “Showtime” Shawn Porter (25-1-1, 16 KOs).
Show Highlights Adrien Broner & Mentor Floyd Mayweather, Shawn Porter, Errol Spence & Roberto Garcia
NBC presents a new PBC: Corner to Corner this Sunday, June 14 at 2 p.m. ET. The one-hour show offers a look inside the lives of boxers Adrien Broner, Shawn Porter, Errol Spence and Roberto Garcia, as they prepare for their PBC on NBC bouts on Saturday, June 20 at 8:30 p.m. ET live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev. Floyd Mayweather, Jr., a mentor to Broner, also appears in the show.
In four days, boxing hits Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., with Bob Costas serving as a special contributor for NBC’s Saturday, April 11 primetime telecast of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC.
NBCSN presents a new PBC: Corner to Corner tomorrow, Thursday, April 2 at 10 p.m. ET. The program is a one-hour show with an inside look at the lives of boxers Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson, Andy Lee and Peter Quillin, as they prepare for their PBC on NBC debut on Saturday, April 11 at 8:30 p.m. ET live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The PBC: Corner to Corner specials featuring in-depth profiles of the boxers will air on NBCSN leading into each of NBC’s primetime PBC shows.
Highlights from each boxer’s story in this week’s episode include:
PBC on NBC Returns Saturday, April 11, Live at 8:30 PM ET on NBC, Featuring Danny “Swift” Garcia (29-0) vs. Lamont Peterson (33-2-1) & “Irish” Andy Lee (34-2) vs. Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (31-0)
Saturday night’s debut of the Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC was the most-watched professional boxing broadcast since 1998, according to Fast National Data from The Nielsen Company.
The PBC on NBC telecast averaged 3.4 million viewers, ranking as the most-watched professional boxing broadcast in 17 years (“Oscar De La Hoya’s Fight Night” on FOX, 5.9 million, Mon., March 23, 1998).
“Yes, Marv is here, and it counts.” – Al Michaels introducing fellow Brooklynite and Blow-by-Blow Announcer Marv Albert During PBC on NBC Debut
LAS VEGAS – Mar. 7, 2015 – Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC made its primetime debut tonight from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Blow-by-blow announcer Marv Albert and analyst “Sugar” Ray Leonard called the action, with Al Michaels as host, corner analysts Laila Ali and B.J. Flores, and reporter Kenny Rice.
The debut of PBC on NBC featured a pair of 12-round bouts — Keith Thurman’s unanimous decision over Robert Guerrero, and Adrien Broner’s unanimous decision over John Molina Jr.