26 Oct 2016

Showtime announces winter boxing line-up

SHOWTIME Sports will present seven marquee boxing matches pitting top-10 rated champions in the prime of their careers against fellow top-10 rated challengers over four consecutive months beginning in December. The schedule, which is the second robust boxing programming announcement from SHOWTIME in 2016, was announced today by Stephen Espinoza,

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20 Jun 2016

Jarrett Hurd-Oscar Molina to open Thurman-Porter on Saturday

An intriguing matchup between undefeated super welterweights Jarrett Hurd and Oscar Molina will open this Saturday’s Primetime CBS broadcast from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS broadcast, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, airs live at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and is headlined by a welterweight

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18 Jun 2016

Medical condition forces Abner Mares out of Jesus Cuellar clash

The highly touted co-main event to June 25th CBS card headlined by Keith Thurman versus Shawn Porter has been scratched with Abner Mares not passing a pre-fight medical exam. Mares was set to face Jesus Cuellar, no word of a bout to replace the action. Below is the statement released

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08 Jun 2016

Abner Mares Primed for 4th World Title on June 25 on CBS

Abner Mares, the former three-division world champion boxer, will be taking class, technique and power into the ring when he meets WBA Featherweight World Champion Jesus Cuellar on Saturday, June 25 live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING  on CBS presented by Premier Boxing Champions from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Live coverage

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07 Jun 2016

Abner Mares-Jesus Cuellar Conference Call Quotes

Featherweight world champion Jesus Cuellar and former three-division world champion Abner Mares went face-to-face for the first time Thursday as they hosted media roundtables in Los Angeles ahead of their showdown on Saturday, June 25 showdown live on CBS from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS, presented by

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26 May 2016

Damon Allen Jr, Hector Tanajara win in LA

The 7th Annual “Big Fighters, Big Cause” Charity Boxing Night happened last night at the Ray Dolby Ballroom on Wednesday night as part of a Golden Boy Promotions event to benefit the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation, and their mission to raise funds for research and awareness towards a cure for Type

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16 May 2016

Jesus Cuellar-Abner Mares Press Conference Quotes

Featherweight world champion Jesus Cuellar and former three-division world champion Abner Mares went face-to-face for the first time Thursday as they hosted media roundtables in Los Angeles ahead of their showdown on Saturday, June 25 showdown live on CBS from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS, presented

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17 Apr 2016

Keith Thurman- Shawn Porter heads to Brooklyn, NY June 25th

The fight of the year finally has a venue as the clash between WBA welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman and former champion “Showtime” Shawn Porter will come to Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on June 25. The other bout is a good one as well featuring WBA featherweight

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24 Feb 2016

Russell Jr-Hyland replaces Thurman-Porter, moved to Showtime

The aftermath of Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter no longer existing has lingering effects as the card from Uncasville, Conn. is no longer going to be on CBS rather a stand alone Showtime broadcast amongst other changes, the main event. Gary Russell Jr. will now face Patrick Hyland in the main

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02 Sep 2015

Santa Cruz-Mares shows upward trend in PBC ratings

The third time is the charm for ESPN’s Premier Boxing Champions netted an a much improved rating headlined by Leo Santa Cruz’s majority decision win over Abner Mares. The Saturday, Aug. 29 card delivered the largest boxing audience on ESPN since February 1998 (02/22/98 Mark Johnson vs. Arthur Johnson), which

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