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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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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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Showtime Sports and Golden Boy Promotions to Conclude Record-Setting Year with Two Blockbuster Fight Cards

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

Back-To-Back Quadrupleheaders To Air Live On SHOWTIME®

Saturday, Dec. 7: Zab Judah vs. Paulie Malignaggi
Saturday, Dec. 14: Adrien Broner vs. Marcos Maidana

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., October 26, 2013 — To celebrate one of the strongest years of programming in boxing history, SHOWTIME Sports® and Golden Boy Promotions will deliver back-to-back blockbuster events airing live on SHOWTIME on Saturday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 14. Both events will be quadrupleheaders featuring six world championship fights including the most exciting and dynamic champions and challengers in the welterweight, super welterweight and super bantamweight divisions.

Throughout this past year, month after month, week after week, SHOWTIME and Golden Boy Promotions have featured the sport’s biggest stars in the most significant and meaningful fights in every relevant division in boxing. They joined forces to produce the most lucrative pay-per-view event in television history with perennial pound-for-pound superstar Floyd “Money” Mayweather,grew the average audience for live boxing on SHOWTIME by more than 30 percent from 2012, and attracted record crowds at sold-out arenas from coast to coast. (continue reading…)

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Battle for Brooklyn Bragging Rights: Zab Judah and Paulie Malignaggi Announcement Press Conference Quotes

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

Former World Champions To Clash In 12-Round Fight Saturday, Dec. 7, Live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) From Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY

BROOKLYN, N.Y., October 15, 2013 — Golden Boy Promotions formally announced at a press conference today a major fight card for Saturday, Dec. 7, at Barclays Center live on SHOWTIME® highlighted by a 12-round match between two of the most talented fighters in Brooklyn’s boxing history, Five-Time, Two-Division World Champion Zab “Super” Judah (42-8, 29 KO’s) and Two-Time, Two-Division World Champion Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (32-5, 7 KO’s). The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast will air live at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

In the 12-round co-main event WBA Interim Super Welterweight titleholder Erislandy Lara (18-1-2, 12 KO’s), of Miami by way of Cuba, battles former WBA world champion Austin “No Doubt” Trout (26-1, 14 KO’s), of Las Cruces, N.M,by way of El Paso, Texas for the interim WBA 154-pound world title. (continue reading…)

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Stellar Broadcast Team Announced for New Golden Boy Live! Series Premiering on Fox Sports 1 Monday, August 19

by on Aug.10, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Bernard Hopkins and Paulie Malignaggi Join Dave Bontempo as Color Commentators Ringside from Best Buy Theater in New York City

NEW YORK CITY, August 9, 2013 — The star-studded August 19 premiere of the Golden Boy Live! Series on FOX Sports 1, America’s new sports network, which includes an action-packed card headlined by the middleweight showdown between Brooklyn’s Danny Jacobs and New York’s Giovanni Lorenzo, just got a little more star power, as the broadcast team for the event has been announced.

Handling blow-by-blow duties is veteran, award-winning commentator Dave Bontempo. He is joined on the coverage from Best Buy Theater in New York City by color commentators Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins and Paulie “Magic Man” Malignaggi. The trio calls the action live from ringside for FOX Sports 1, which airs Jacobs vs. Lorenzo, in addition to a welterweight bout featuring the Bronx’s Eddie Gomez against Philadelphia’s Steve Upsher Chambers and the return of Staten Island’s 2012 U.S. Olympian Marcus Browne against an opponent to be determined. (continue reading…)

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