As Showtime commentator and former two-division titlist Paul Malignaggi challenges Shawn Porter this weekend, middleweight contender Danny Jacobs assumes microphone duties in his place this Saturday.
WBO middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin talked to RingTV’s Bill Emes about his Showtime-televised title defense against Lukas Konecny on Saturday, training in NYC, being the only American 160-pound titleholder, Al Haymon and the HBO/Showtime divide.
Unbeaten junior welterweight prospect Antonio Orozco will face veteran Martin Honorio on April 26 at the Stubhub Center in Carson, Calif., manager Frank Espinoza confirmed to RingTV on Monday.
Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson opined on a variety of subjects during a Monday conference call, and also discussed his upcoming Iron Mike Productions card on April 18, the first to be broadcast on Showtime.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us news on promising youngsters supporting Showtime’s April 19 tripleheader and much more.
Yvon Michel said Adonis Stevenson never agreed to terms for a Andrzej Fonfara fight or a showdown with Sergey Kovalev to be televised on HBO. Stevenson’s promoter claims HBO wanted them to commit to a multi-fight deal and options beyond a Kovalev rematch.
Sergey Kovalev’s handlers are insisting that a deal is in place for the WBO light heavyweight titleholder to fight RING and WBC champion Adonis Stevenson in September on HBO should Stevenson get beyond a May 24 defense against Andrzej Fonfara on Showtime.
Going into his April 26 bout versus Keith Thurman, former two-time lightweight titlist Julio Diaz says, in spite of the official results, he beat Shawn Porter in their first go-round and Amir Khan.
Could HBO have shown RING and WBC 175-pound champion Adonis Stevenson the money to face WBO counterpart Sergey Kovalev? Apparently, that point is moot now that “Superman” has signed with Al Haymon and Showtime.
Atlantic City, N.J., hasn’t had a big-time star since Arturo Gatti. However, promoter Kathy Duva feels she might have another action hero for the former boxing hotbed with WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev.
RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson shared his thoughts with RingTV.com on his recent jump to Showtime and his new deal with advisor Al Haymon leading up to his May 24 defense against Andrzej Fonfara.
On April 18, lightweight Rod Salka Jr. returns to his backyard and looks to get back on the winning track against Alexei Collado on Showtime’s ‘ShoBox: The New Generation.’
Lightweight Jerry Belmontes, who has multiple wins over former amateur rival Omar Figueroa Jr., says their April 26 meeting for Figueroa’s WBC strap on Showtime will be no different.
Showtime Sports executive Stephen Espinoza shared his thoughts on his network’s acquisition of RING light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson with RingTV.com. Stevenson, who fought on HBO last year, will fight Andrzej Fonfara on Showtime on May 24.
Equally plucky and outspoken, former two-division titleholder Paul Malignaggi sees nothing special in his upcoming opponent, Shawn Porter, whom the “Magic Man” challenges for the IBF 147-pound title on April 19.
WBC lightweight titleholder Omar Figueroa Jr. kicks off his title reign with a defense against Jerry Belmontes as part of a Showtime tripleheader at the StubHub Center in Carson, California