Super Channel is pleased to announce that it has acquired the rights in Canada to broadcast the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) from MP & Silva, a leading international media company that provides media rights, digital, technology and sponsorship services.
With all due respect to Rocky Graziano, Rocky Lockridge, Roman “Rocky” Martinez, the fictitious Rocky Balboa, and all those tough triers known throughout the world as a “Real-Life Rocky,” there is in truth only one Rocky that truly and deeply matters: Rocky Marciano – “The Brockton Blockbuster;” the man who the old timers claim was simply incapable of losing a fight.
COMOSA AG and MP & Silva are delighted to announce a media rights agreement with 7Sports, the sport business unit of ProSiebenSat.1, to showcase the inaugural 2017/18 season of the World Boxing Super Series and its quest for the Muhammad Ali Trophy.
Millions of fans will be enjoying the action world of class boxing within a 9 months’ time frame offering broadcasters consistency and the opportunity to broadcast the best fighting the best.
The final quarter of the year will soon be here, and we boxing fans have quite a lot of good stuff to look forward to. But in the opinion of most fight fans there are two big match-ups – one set, the other still in the works but seemingly very promising in terms of being signed – that are most anticipated.
First up we have the middleweight title fight showdown between pound-for-pound operators Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez, and then, just before the Christmas holidays, we have (hopefully; the fight still to be made 100-percent official) a super-featherweight clash between arguably the two best P-F-P boxers in the world today: Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux.
Murray meets Torosyan on Smith-Skoglund undercard
Martin Murray (35-4-1, 16 KOs) will face Arman Torosyan (18-3-1, 15 KOs) on the undercard of the World Boxing Super Series quarter-final contest between Callum Smith and Erik Skoglund on September 16 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool.
DeMarkus Jones – In the last few weeks we lost quite a few great boxers to retirement. Timothy Bradley, Tyson Fury (maybe) and two names sure to inspire debate amongst boxing fans. Juan Manuel Marquez and Wladimir Klitschko. Both had long stellar successful careers. Both are Hall of Fame worthy. However should they be remembered as two of the greats of this era. I shall provide the facts and let you guys decide.
By Mauricio Sulaiman – WBC President – Jose Sulaiman’s son
FLOYD MAYWEATHER – There could be no other topic for my column of today other than Floyd Mayweather.
Before I start, I would like to invite all of you to reach out and help the victims of Harvey in Texas. There are many ways of doing so, the WBC is doing activations to raise funds and direct such to the proper entities handling this crisis. But there are many ways you can help, even with just making a phone call.
Josh Warrington will face undefeated Dane Dennis Ceylan in a mandated Final Eliminator for the IBF Featherweight World title at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on Saturday 21st October, live on BT Sport and BoxNation.
Leeds hero Warrington (25-0, 5 KOs) is within touching distance of forcing a dream World title showdown with bitter rival Lee Selby after the Welshman declined a substantial offer from Frank Warren to defend his crown against the current WBC International belt holder.