“Undisputed” - Boxing history flying under the radar

OMAHA, NEBRASKA - Only once in boxing’s four belt era have two champions met in the ring with all four major world titles in a weight class on the line. Saturday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska, two undefeated super lightweight world champions will go to battle in only the second, four belt unification bout in boxing history.

VIDEO: Showtime Sports: RING RESUME: Floyd Mayweather

SHOWTIME Boxing analyst and Hall of Famer Steve Farhood takes a look into the boxing career of five-division world champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather. Mayweather faces all-time MMA great Conor McGregor in a 12-round super welterweight in the main event of an unprecedented four-fight SHOWTIME pay-per-view boxing event – live Saturday, Aug. 26 at 9PM ET/6PM PT from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Ray Beltran: Politics and the Politics of Boxing

Politics and the politics of boxing seldom cross paths. However, when they do, it is often a reflection of our society at large. Think Jack Dempsey not being allowed to fight black challengers and Muhammad Ali’s anti-Vietnam stance.  This is where Raymundo “Sugar” Beltran enters the public conscience as he attempts to navigate the United State’s Byzantine immigration system.  Beltran is a 36-year-old lightweight, former sparring partner of Manny Pacquiao, who has compiled a 34-7-1 record over a very lengthy 19-year career.