13 Dec 2018

Main Events NBC partnership in jeopardy, not a done deal

It seemed like a given once ESPN reported in October that Main events had secured a deal with NBC Sports, a network Main Events got a major boost from 2012 to 2014. Main Events built stars and helped the careers of Sergey Kovalev, Steve Cunningham, Gabriel Rosado and Zab Judah through the partnership, but Premier

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25 Nov 2018

What is next for Dmitry Bivol?

WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol is an extremely talented fighter, but in a spectator sport, sometimes that doesn’t matter. Against a past-prime former world champion Jean Pascal, Bivol won nearly every single round, but didn’t seem to win many fans watching online in the process. The reason, Bivol is

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03 Sep 2016

Darwin Price makes weight for headlining bout on NBC

Darwin Price, who spent the start of his career in California, near where I began writing about boxing, will get the biggest fight of his career as he headlines as card in San Antonio, Texas, his adoptive hometown, at the Cowboys Dance Hall. The bout promoted by Leija Battah Promotions will

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24 Aug 2016

Errol Spence fights in front of 6 million television viewers on Sunday

Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr.’s sensational sixth-round knockout of Leonard Bundu delivered over +6 million viewers during his Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC fight this Sunday, according to Nielsen. Following the broadcast of the 2016 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team’s gold medal-winning performance, Spence Jr.’s fight posted a peak

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21 Aug 2016

Heather Hardy defeats Shelly Vincent in tape delayed bout

In one of the more talked about women’s bout in recent years, Heather Hardy (18-0 4KOs) continued her winning ways by defeating Shelly Vincent (18-1 1KO) in a grudge match for the regional version of WBC women’s featherweight title. The bout which served as the headliner for the NBCSN portion

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21 Aug 2016

Spence steamrolls Bundu in six rounds

by Sevak Sarkisian   In the main event of a packed house Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (21-0 18KOs) had to work for it, but brutally stopped Leonard “The Lion” Bundu in the sixth round of his main event bout at the Ford amphitheater at the Coney Island Boardwalk. Bundu surprised all

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18 Aug 2016

DiBella says after Sunday no more fights in NYC, insurance is too high

Promoter @loudibella says as of today, he'll no longer promote boxing in #NYC. Insurance ask is too high. PBC Sept 24 @barclayscenter no go — Michael Woods (@Woodsy1069) August 18, 2016 At the media scrum for the build-up to Errol Spence Jr-Leonard Bundu, promoter Lou DiBella dropped a bombshell upon

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09 Aug 2016

Heather Hardy-Shelly Vincent media round table

Undefeated contenders Heather “The Heat” Hardy and Shelly “Shelito’s Way” Vincent hosted a media roundtable in Manhattan Thursday to officially announce their long awaited showdown taking place Sunday, August 21 on Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN from Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn. PBC on NBCSN coverage begins

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23 Jul 2016

Fabian Maidana gets KO in first headlining card

Welterweight Fabian “TNT” Maidana (10-0, 7 KOs), brother of famed fighter Marcos Maidana, scored the biggest win of his career a sixth round TKO over Jorge “Machito” Maysonet (13-2, 11 KOs) on Saturday night at the Scottish Rite Auditorium in San Antonio, Texas. Maidana walked into a punch he shouldn’t have

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18 Jun 2016

Andrzej Fonfara-Joe Smith Jr weight in results

Andrzej Fonfara will challenge Joe Smith Jr. for a bout which could determine a shot at one of the top dogs in the light heavyweight division. Fonfara, a healthy favorite would like to position himself in line for another big money fight, the car also features a WBA world bantamweight

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