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Fighters Give Thanks as They Prepare for Their Respective Bouts on Saturday, December 7 at Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn and Saturday, December 14 at the Alamodome in San Antonio Live on Showtime Championship Boxing

by on Nov.25, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, November 25, 2013 — As the Thanksgiving holiday quickly approaches, the boxers participating in the back-to-back quadruple headers on Saturday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 14 live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING took time out of their training camps to share some of the things they are thankful for this holiday season. While turkey, stuffing and yams may not be on their Thanksgiving menus, they are all in agreement that there is much to be thankful for.

PAULIE “THE MAGIC MAN” MALIGNAGGI, Former Two-Time, Two-Division World Champion (Training in Brooklyn, NY)
“[I am thankful for] My family and my true friends, especially those that have stuck with me from the start.” (continue reading…)

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SHOWTIME Sports® Returns to San Antonio with IBF Welterweight World Champion Devon Alexander ‘The Great’ Defending His Title Against Shawn ‘Showtime’Porter at Freeman Coliseum on Saturday, November 30

by on Oct.20, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

WBC Super Bantamweight World Champion Leo “Teremoto” Santa Cruz Puts His Title on the Line Against Cesar Seda in Co-Feature; WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight Champion Ricardo “Dinamita” Alvarez also on the Card

Tickets Go On Sale Monday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. CT

SAN ANTONIO, TX, October 18, 2013 — SHOWTIME Sports® will present a world championship doubleheader on Saturday, Nov. 30, as Devon Alexander “The Great” defends his IBF Welterweight World Championship against Shawn “Showtime” Porter in a 12-round bout at Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas. In the co-main event, also scheduled for 12-rounds, the WBC Super Bantamweight Championship is on the line as Leo “Teremoto” Santa Cruz defends his title against Cesar Seda.

In a preliminary bout junior welterweight contender Ricardo “Dinamita” Alvarez will face an opponent to be named in a 10-round matchup. (continue reading…)

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“The One: Mayweather vs. Canelo” Fight Week Gets More Firepower as Shawn Porter vs. Julio Diaz II Undercard is Complete

by on Sep.11, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Jermall Charlo, Errol Spence Jr. & Diego de la Hoya Added to September 12 Fox Sports 2/Fox Deportes Broadcast

Plus Robert Easter Jr., Terrell Gausha and Dominic Breazeale Put Their Undeaten Records on the Line at MGM Grand in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV, September 10, 2013 — The Shawn Porter vs. Julio Diaz II fight card on Thursday, Sept. 12 at MGM Grand Las Vegas’ Premier Ballroom just keeps getting bigger and better as Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions have added hot super welterweight prospect Jermall Charlo, 2012 United States Olympian Errol Spence and Oscar De La Hoya’s cousin Diego de la Hoya to the card. The action-packed event will be broadcast live on FOX Sports 2/FOX Deportes.

Also in action will be promising lightweight Robert Easter Jr. and two other members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team Terrell Gausha and Dominic Breazeale. (continue reading…)

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Unbeaten Shawn Porter and Former World Champion Julio Diaz II to Headline “The One: Mayweather vs. Canelo Fight Week Card on Thursday, September 12 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas

by on Aug.25, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Fights to Be Televised Live on Fox Sports 2 & Fox Deportes

Plus, Badou Jack vs. Marco Antonio Periban and Julian Williams vs. Hugo Centeno Jr. Tickets on Sale Now!

LAS VEGAS, NV, August 22, 2013 — It’s boxing’s biggest week, an opportunity for the stars of entertainment and sports to descend on Las Vegas for “THE” fight of 2013, the championship showdown between unbeaten icons Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez. However, before the world turns its eyes to the MGM Grand Garden Arena to watch these two warriors collide Saturday, Sept. 14, Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions kick off festivities two days earlier, on Thursday, Sept. 12, with a special three-and-a-half hour, action-packed broadcast on FOX Sports 2 and FOX Deportes from MGM Grand Las Vegas’ Premier Ballroom.

It’s the rematch fight fans have demanded, as unbeaten Shawn “Showtime” Porter faces former World Champion Julio “The Kidd” Diaz in the 10-round welterweight bout as the main event of the tripleheader. The co-featured bout showcases Las Vegas up and comer Badou Jack as he takes on Mexico’s Marco Antonio Periban and in the opener boxing’s top prospects Julian “J-Rock” Williams faces Hugo “The Boss” Centeno Jr. in a 10-round junior middleweight clash. (continue reading…)

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Shawn Porter vs. Phil Lo Greco on undercard of Lamont Peterson vs. Lucas Matthysse on Showtime This Saturday

by on May.14, 2013, under Boxing News

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ATLANTIC CITY, May 15 – The explosive May 18 match-up between unbeaten contenders Shawn Porter and Phil Lo Greco at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey will air as part of the event’s SHOWTIME EXTREME® telecast live at 7 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast). 2012 British Olympic Bronze Medalist Anthony Ogogo will also participate one of the featured undercard bouts.

With both Porter and Lo Greco currently ranked in the top 15 (Porter #5 by the WBO and Lo Greco #12 by the WBA and #13 by the WBO), the stakes have never been higher for these fighters who will look to not only ignite the crowd at Boardwalk Hall, but also move further up the welterweight ladder to challenge the division’s elite as they square off in a 10-round 150 lb. catch-weight bout. (continue reading…)

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