Angel Garcia and Kenny Porter sit down with Jim Gray to discuss what it means to be fathers and trainers to their sons. Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter will headline a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING main event, which will pit two of the division’s biggest names against each other as former 147-pound champions - live Saturday, Sept. 8 at 9PM ET/6PM PT on SHOWTIME.
Former welterweight champions Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter exchanged words and faced off in a tension-filled press conference. Two of the biggest names in the 147-pound division, Garcia and Porter will square off for the vacant WBC Welterweight World Championship - live Saturday, Sept. 8 at 9PM ET/6PM ET on SHOWTIME.
On this edition of SHO REPORT, Showtime Boxing announcer and Hall Of Famer Barry Tompkins looks back at the month of July including Jaron Ennis's impressive fight, Luis Ortiz’s crushing comeback knockout, a recap of Mikey Garcia’s most recent historic accomplishment and the September match between Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter.
Bryant "B.Y." Jennings and Jesse "Hollywood" Hart are born-and-bred Philadelphia fighters hoping for another world title shot.
Jennings (23-2, 13 KOs), who challenged Wladimir Klitschko for the heavyweight title in 2015, will face Alexander "Sascha" Dimitrenko (41-3, 26 KOs) on Saturday at the Ocean Resort Casino's Ovation Hall in the 12-round main event. Hart (24-1, 20 KOs), who dropped a unanimous decision to Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez last year for the WBO super middleweight title, will face Mike Gavronski (24-2-1, 15 KOs) in the 10-round co-feature. With a win, he hopes to earn another shot at Ramirez.
It was an eventful night of boxing in the city known for its thunderstorms. At the Bryan Glazer Family JCC Auditorium in Tampa, Florida, Tijuana, Mexico’s Ricardo Espinoza (21-2, 18 KOs) faced off against Florida native Daniel Lozano (15-5, 11 KOs) for the WBO Latino Bantamweight (118) title.
José "Sniper" Pedraza already knows how it feels to have a world title in his hands. Now, the former world champion guarantees he will experience that sensation again on Aug. 25 at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona.
On that night, Pedraza (24-1, 12 KOs) will challenge WBO lightweight champion Ray Beltran (35-7-1, 21 KOs) in the main event of an ESPN-televised card.
Ray Beltran (35-7-1, 21 KOs) will defend his title against former 130-pound world champion Jose "Sniper" Pedraza as the headliner of an ESPN-televised card, Aug. 25 at the Gila River Area in Glendale, Arizona.
Former world champion Andre Berto (32-5, 24 KOs) won a back-and-forth fight by split decision Saturday night against fellow former champion Devon Alexander (27-4-1, 14 KOs) in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX & FOX Deportes from NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Philadelphia native Tevin Farmer will take his world title quest to Australia when he faces Sydney’s Billy Dib for the vacant IBF junior lightweight title onFriday, Aug. 3 at Technology Park in the Sydney suburb of Eveleigh.
ESPN and Top Rank, the world’s premier boxing promotional company, today announced the most comprehensive, exclusive rights agreement in the history of boxing. This new seven-year deal runs from 2018 to 2025 and includes 54 events per year, as well as a full offering of exclusive shoulder programming, classic fights and studio content.
PFL 5 likely pushed Vinny Magalhaes (16-9-1) just increased his mixed martial arts stature within the promotion by securing 12 points with two first round finishes making him the top seed in the light heavyweight division.
The Professional Fighters League stay in Long Island continues this Thursday on Facebook Live and NBCSN Thursday night with Facebook prelims beginning at 6:30 pm EST. See the weigh-ins live here.The Professional Fighters League stay in Long Island continues this Thursday on Facebook Live and NBCSN Thursday night with Facebook prelims beginning at 6:30 pm EST. See the weigh-ins live here.
While Joao Zeferino (22-9) leads the welterweight standings in the current season for the Professional Fighters League (PFL), Ray Cooper III (14-4) picked up a very meaningful win at PFL 3 in Washington D.C. last week.