SHOWTIME Sports will offer live streams of Thursday’s final press conference and Friday’s weigh-in for the highly anticipated showdown between WBA Welterweight World Champion Paulie Malignaggi and current WBC Lightweight and Two-Division World Champion Adrien Broner taking place this Saturday, June 22, live on SHOWTIME® (9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT) from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.… Read Article
“It’s gotten a little bit crazy, we’ll admit that. I can take some of the blame, but I can’t take all of it. I can only apologize for my end, but at the end of the day, this is how the creation of Adrien Broner happened, in my opinion. They put everything that’s wrong with boxing in one room, did everything that’s wrong with boxing in that room and gave birth to Adrien … Read Article
Ten of the boxers who will fight on the eagerly awaited Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi vs. Adrien “The Problem” Broner fight card this Saturday, June 22, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., worked out for the media Tuesday at a jam-packed Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn.
No less than eight of the fighters who worked out will fight on either SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING live on SHOWTIME® (9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT) or on SHOWTIME EXTREME … Read Article
Adrien Broner – “Paulie is Paulie. You know, I’m gonna be honest with you, if you’re not on you’re A-game against Paulie, he can slip away from you. He’s a guy with some tricks up his sleeve, but we’re not here for a circus day. We’re here to fight.
“At the end of the day, Paulie’s going to fight the same. I don’t study tape. I don’t care what he brings, but whatever he comes … Read Article
Paulie Malignaggi – “We’re ready. Come get it. There’s not much more you can say to that. The harder he tries, the more ass whoopin’ he’s going to get. I want him to bring it. I want him to think nothing’s going to happen. He’s never been through what the deal is…deep water. He’s never been 12 rounds. He’s been 10 rounds once, and he struggled. He better try real hard to get me out … Read Article
Future Hall of Famer and current IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard Hopkins will be a guest commentator on this Saturday’s live SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Boxing’s ageless wonder, Hopkins will serve as an expert analyst joining host Brian Kenny, announcers Mauro Ranallo (blow-by-blow) and Al Bernstein (expert analyst) and ringside reporter Jim Gray.
The legendary, 48-year-old Hopkins will add his insight from the … Read Article
Adrien “The Problem” Broner is brash, bold and undefeated. He’s a confident, smack-talking showman, always aiming to entertain. So far, the talented 23-year-old Cincinnati native has backed up his tough talk with breathtaking knockouts virtually every time he enters the ring. He is 26 and 0 with 22 knockouts.
Check out this feature video on Broner as he prepares to make his anticipated SHOWTIME debut on Saturday, June 22 (live at 9 p.m. / 6 … Read Article
With the back and forth banter between WBA 147lb champ Paulie Malignaggi and WBC 135lb champ Adrien Broner set aside, it looks like this could be one hell of a scrap. Malignaggi is the bigger man and Broner is moving up 2 weight classes to face him. But…when you look a little closer at this matchup there are red flags all around that will make it a very hard fight for Malignaggi to win, in … Read Article
BROOKLYN (April 25, 2013) – Since the beginning of their professional careers, Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi and Adrien “The Problem” Broner, two of the biggest talkers in all of boxing, have never been afraid to speak up. Now, the time has come to put up or shut up as Malignaggi will defend his WBA Welterweight World Championship against undefeated Two-Division World Champion Broner on Saturday, June 22 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn in a … Read Article