SiriusXM will offer a live blow-by-blow broadcast of the Premier Boxing Champions event this Saturday, May 23 at Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts. Coverage begins at 4:00 pm ET and airs on SiriusXM Sports Zone, channel 92.
Saturday’s fight card showcases two former Olympic medalists – England’s James DeGale (20-1, 14 KOs) and Michigan’s Andre Dirrell (24-1, 16KOs) – facing off in a 12-round super middleweight championship bout. DeGale won gold for Great Britain in the middleweight division of the 2008 Summer Olympics, while Dirrell won bronze as a middleweight in the 2004 Olympic Games.
The opening fight of the broadcast is a 10-round light heavyweight matchup featuring former 168-pound contender Edwin Rodriguez (26-1, 17 KOs) – in his third fight after moving up to 175 pounds – taking on undefeated Craig Baker (16-0, 12 KOs).
The PBC on SiriusXM broadcast team for the event will be former New York Athletic Commission Chairman and former Editor-in-Chief of The Ring Magazine Randy Gordon as the blow-by-blow voice and former heavyweight contender Gerry Cooney as the analyst.
SiriusXM began broadcasting Premier Boxing Champions fights to satellite radio listeners in April and will air several PBC events in 2015. Introduced in January of this year, Premier Boxing Champions is a new series – created by Haymon Boxing – that features many of boxing’s best and brightest stars and champions.
In addition to PBC on SiriusXM broadcasts, fight fans can tune in to exclusive boxing talk shows on SiriusXM Sports Zone, channel 92. Randy Gordon and Gerry Cooney host At the Fights every Monday and Friday at 6:00 pm ET. Going the Distance, hosted by renowned trainer Teddy Atlas, Wallace Matthews and Nabate Isles airs every Tuesday at 6:00 pm ET.