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  1. Sites set for Showtime cards in March, April

    Dan Rafael

    The sites are set for the "Showtime Championship Boxing" cards in March and April. On March 28, the card headlined by featherweight titlist Jhonny Gonzalez (57-8, 48 KOs) making his third defense, against Gary Russell Jr. (25-1, 14 KOs), will take...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  2. Notes: Quadrupleheader on 'ShoBox'

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Showtime's March 13 edition of "ShoBox: The New Generation" will be a quadrupleheader and take place at The Space in Westbury, New York, and will be headlined by middleweight Antoine Douglas ...

    Blog | February 23, 2015
  3. Canelo Alvarez-James Kirkland bout moved from May 2 to May 9 due ...

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya announced Saturday that the fight between former junior middleweight titleholder Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland, originally scheduled for May 2 at the Alamodome, has been moved to May 9 in Houston.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2015
  4. Vasquez-Lartey: Something's gotta give

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight Sammy Vasquez Jr. has understandably developed a reputation in recent fights as being a fan-friendly fighter. He likes to mix it up, much to the delight of his hometown fans in western Pennsylvania. In August, his ninth-round knockout...

    Blog | February 20, 2015
  5. Tarver, Smith join Spike TV's crew

    Dan Rafael

    Spike TV rounded out its broadcast team for the monthly "Premier Boxing Champions" series that adviser/manager Al Haymon has bought time on the network for. Former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver, a Haymon client now campaigning as a hea...

    Blog | February 19, 2015
  6. Floyd Mayweather Jr. hopeful 'we can make it happen'

    Floyd Mayweather Jr., with reports continuing to swirl that a deal with Manny Pacquiao is close, if not done, sought to set the record straight in an interview Sunday broadcast from the NBA All-Star Game, denying it while saying he remained hopeful.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2015
  7. Promoter Bob Arum says Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao TV iss...

    HBO and Showtime have agreed on how they would broadcast a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, promoter Bob Arum said Thursday, leaving only two remaining issues to be settled before the much anticipated May 2 fight can be signed.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2015
  8. Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao camps hit wall in negotiatio...

    Dan Rafael

    A fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao wasn't announced during Sunday's Super Bowl, nor is it a done deal, but the two sides are approaching a likely make-or-break next few days.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2015
  9. Mayweather-Pacquiao not set yet

    Dan Rafael

    Friday night the website TMZ sent shockwaves through the sports world when it reported that the long-awaited Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao deal was final. "MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO DEAL DONE ... Fight Set" read the headline, setting in motio...

    Blog | January 31, 2015
  10. Amir Khan waiting for Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    While the world watches and waits to see if Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. finally, at long last, make a deal for their long-awaited showdown, one man waits with perhaps more interest than anyone: welterweight contender Amir Khan. The form...

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2015
  11. Bob Arum says fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather J...

    The megafight that the boxing world has been clamoring for between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. should be finalized in "the next couple days," Tom Rank promoter Bob Arum told the New York Post.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2015
  12. Eight-man tourney at 154

    Dan Rafael

    Tournaments in boxing can spice things up a bit. In more recent times, there was the high-profile Super Six World Boxing Classic, an ambitious round-robin backed by Showtime that resulted in the crowning of Andre Ward as "the man" at 168 pounds. L...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
  13. All you need to know ahead of Mayweather-Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    Since Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao made it official on Friday evening that, at long last, they would square off in the biggest fight in boxing in decades -- and one of the biggest fights in the more than 100-year history of the sport -- th...

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2015
  14. Wilder-Stiverne draws strong audience

    Dan Rafael

    The Showtime boxing year got off to a rousing start on Saturday night with Deontay Wilder's entertaining decision win against Bermane Stiverne to win a heavyweight world title at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Not only did Wilder become the first Ame...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  15. Showtime supports fighters going to NBC

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Showtime Sports boss Stephen Espinoza says that as bizarre as it sounds, he is fully supportive of some of the fighters his network has supported -- and some of the bouts he badly wanted to make for his network -- are going to NBC in pri...

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2015
  16. Stiverne-Wilder purses revealed

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- It looks strange but, officially at least, mandatory challenger Deontay Wilder will earn more money than heavyweight titlist Bermane Stiverne when they meet Saturday night (Showtime, 10 p.m. ET) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Wilder i...

    Blog | January 16, 2015