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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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Golden Boy Promotions and Super Judah Promotions Team Up to Co-Promote Zab “Super” Judah

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

Two-Division World Champ Hungry to Get Another Title

LOS ANGELES, CA, August 19, 2013 — One of the premier boxers of this era, Zab “Super” Judah has won five world titles in two weight divisions, but he still has plenty of goals left, including winning another championship and continuing to give fans more exciting fights. So it is with great pleasure that Golden Boy Promotions is announcing a joint venture with Super Judah Promotions to co-promote Judah and make sure the world continues to see this boxing superstar on the sport’s biggest stages.

“Super Judah Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions working together is phenomenal,” said Judah. “I have been doing business with Golden Boy Promotions for a number of years, working both with them and against them and I know what it’s like to be on both sides. Through those times, I see that we are a perfect fit. This joint venture will give me the experience I need as a promoter and get me the big fights I want at this point of my caree (continue reading…)

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Danny Garcia, Peter Quillin Thrill in Retaining Titles & Khan Wins UD

by on Apr.29, 2013, under Boxing News


Garcia, at right, nails Judah (photo by Tom Casino-Showtime)

Garcia, at right, nails Judah (photo by Tom Casino-Showtime)


NEW YORK (April 28, 2013) – In a thrilling night of boxing before an excitable crowd of more than 13,000 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Danny “Swift” Garcia won a hard-fought unanimous decision over veteran Brooklynite Zab Judah to retain his WBA Super, WBC and Ring Magazine 140-pound titles. In the co-feature, Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin outworked Fernando Guerrero to retain his WBO Middleweight World Championship via a the seventh round technical knockout.

Garcia and Judah entered the arena with a trail of bad blood stemming from animosity throughout the event promotion. While both fighters started slow in a feeling-out process, Garcia began to gain momentum, visibly hurting Judah for the first time in the fifth. In the eighth round Garcia landed a crisp straight right hand that sent Judah to the canvas. The punch seemed to awaken something within the crafty Judah who turned the fight around in the tenth round. (continue reading…)

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Heated Rivals Danny Garcia and Zab Judah Are Kept Apart, But Both Make the Weight, Peter Quillin and Fernando Guerrero Hit Number on Their Second Attempts

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

World Championship Doubleheader From Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Saturday, April 27, LIVE on SHOWTIME

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 26, 2013 — Both undefeated Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia and former Two-Division World Champion Zab Judah weighed in separately Friday, and made the weight. Undefeated WBO Middleweight World Champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin and challenger Fernando Guerrero weighed in together and both did not.

In what should be a passionately contested main event tomorrow, Saturday, April 27 live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Garcia (25-0, 16 KO’s), of Philadelphia, will defend his WBA Super, WBC and Ring Magazine 140-pound World Championships against the local favorite, Judah (42-7, 29 KO’s), of Brooklyn. (continue reading…)

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