SHOWTIME OFFERS TWO SPECIAL ENCORE PRESENTATIONS OF THE YEAR’S MOST TALKED ABOUT NIGHT OF FIGHTS:
Andre Berto vs. Jesus Soto Karass
Omar Figueroa vs. Nihito Arawaka
Keith Thurman vs. Diego Chaves
“… six brave fighters served up the best card of the year so far, with three action-packed and dramatic fights.”
The entire SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast promoted by Golden Boy Promotions will replay tomorrow, Tuesday, July 30 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME and a Special Encore on Wednesday, July 31 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. Also available on SHOWTIME On Demand and SHOWTIME ANYTIME.
“The bravery, determination, courage and toughness that Figueroa and Arakawa showed… will live forever in boxing lore.” – Yahoo! Sports
Click below to watch a recap from Saturday night’s thrilling SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast.
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“KNOCKOUT KINGS II,” featuring former Two-Time Welterweight World Champion Andre Berto facing tough Mexican veteran contender Jesus Soto Karass was a 12-round main event for the vacant NABF Welterweight Championship, on Saturday, July 27 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. The event was promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Leija & Battah Promotions and sponsored by Corona and AT&T. In the 12-round co-featured attractions, Weslaco, Texas’ undefeated rising star Omar Figueroa Jr. squared off against Japan’s Nihito Arakawa for the vacant WBC Interim Lightweight World Championship in a fight promoted in association with Teiken Promotions and undefeated power- puncher Diego Chaves faced fellow unbeaten knockout artist Keith Thurman for Chaves’ WBA Interim Welterweight World Championship in a fight promoted in association with KO International. The tripleheader was broadcast live on SHOWTIME® and preliminary fights aired on SHOWTIME EXTREME®.