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Showtime Sports Provides Huge Digital Buildup prior to Saturday’s Broner vs. Maidana Showdown

by on Dec.09, 2013, under Boxing News



Classic Fights, “ALL ACCESS: Broner vs. Maidana,” “I AM A FIGHTER” Features, Live Streams

& More Leading Into Boxing’s Final Blockbuster Event of 2013


SAN ANTONIO, TX, December 9, 2013 — Less than a week away, Adrien Broner and Marcos Maidana fight for Broner’s World Boxing Association Welterweight title.  In anticipation of this clash, SHOWTIME Sports has scheduled an extensive lineup of programming across cable and premium television and digital portals in the buildup to the final blockbuster boxing event of 2013 when Adrien “The Problem” Broner faces Marcos “El Chino” Maidana on Saturday, Dec. 14, live SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT).

The diverse schedule of digital content and live programming leading up to the event will be available on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME EXTREME®, CBS Sports Network,, the SHOWTIME Sports® YouTube channel, SHOWTIME ON DEMAND® and on mobile devices via SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. (continue reading…)

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Adrien Broner and Marcos Maidana Media Conference Call Transcript

by on Dec.05, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases


December 4, 2013 — You could sense eminent danger in the air.  With their welterweight championship showdown on Saturday just days away, Marcos Maidana and Adrien Broner engaged in a lively teleconference.

Kelly Swanson
Thank you, everybody, for joining us today. We’re very excited to have the main event of Danger Zone on the phone with us, both Adrien Broner and Marcos Maidana. I’m going to turn it right over at this time to Richard Schaefer, Chief Executive Officer of Golden Boy Promotions. Richard? (continue reading…)

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SHOWTIME Sports® Presents ALL ACCESS: BRONER vs. MAIDANA, Classic Fights And Exclusive Bonus Content In Buildup to December 14 Mega-Event

by on Nov.27, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

ALL ACCESS Series Featuring Welterweight World Champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana Premieres Saturday, Dec. 7 on SHOWTIME®

NEW YORK, NY, November 26, 2013 — SHOWTIME Sports will premiere the latest chapter of its acclaimed documentary series ALL ACCESS: Broner vs. Maidana, replay classic fights from seminal moments in each fighter’s career and offer additional exclusive behind-the-scenes content-all in the buildup to Saturday, Dec. 14, when Adrien “The Problem” Broner and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana headline the highly anticipated four-fight SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® event in San Antonio, Texas.
ALL ACCESS: Broner vs. Maidana, a two-episode series, will premiere on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT on SHOWTIME-immediately preceding the live SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast headlined by Zab Judah vs. Paulie Malignaggi-with replays on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME EXTREME® and CBS Sports Network. Following its premiere, ALL ACCESS also will be available on SHOWTIME ON DEMAND® and SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. (continue reading…)

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Talented, Undefeated Anthony Dirrell Ready, Confident for Latest Challenge–WBC Super Middleweight Champion Sakio Bika on Saturday, December 7, Live on SHOWTIME®

by on Nov.24, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Zab Judah and Paulie Malignaggi Battle for Brooklyn Bragging Rights in Main Event of Quadrupleheader at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.; Tickets on Sale Now

NEW YORK, NY, November 20, 2013 — Unbeaten Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell, who is no stranger to overcoming adversity, finally gets his crack at a world title when he challenges defending champion Sakio Bika for the WBC Super Middleweight Championship on Saturday, Dec. 7, live on SHOWTIME (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT) from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

The quadrupleheader, headlined by an all-Brooklyn bout between former world champions Zab “Super” Judah and Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi, is the first of back-to-back blockbuster events promoted by Golden Boy Promotions live on SHOWTIME. On Saturday, Dec. 14, in another four-fight telecast on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®, rising superstar Adrien Broner will defend his WBA Welterweight Championship against dangerous, hard-hitting Marcos Maidana in the main event. (continue reading…)

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Adrien Broner: More than just Floyd Mayweather’s Protégé?

by on Nov.05, 2013, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

by John Martinez

Originally published on, November 4, 2013 — Professional Boxing. A sport with no halftimes, no second or third string backups, no bathroom breaks, and no teammates to help carry the load. Ultimately, its two combatants climbing through the ropes of a squared circle and through calculated aggression, delivering controlled rage in a grueling test of fortitude, conditioning, power, and will.

It takes a special type of athlete to succeed in this sport. Unlike the other combat sport, MMA, boxing doesn’t afford lazy jabs, telegraphed hooks, and “defense” that allots the fighter’s hands to be at mid-torso. Amateurish tactics like those described inevitably lead to justifiably, violent knock outs. (continue reading…)

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