Tag: division

Deontay Wilder Opens Up About The Future Of The Heavyweight Division In Showtime Sports® Video Feature

SHOWTIME Sports correspondent Brendan Schaub sits down with undefeated heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder for an intimate conversation on the pressures of being a world champion in boxing’s highest profiled division. Wilder faces former heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® in a November 4 rematch that headlines a Premier Boxing Champions event LIVE…

The Light Heavyweight Division is Back

NEW YORK (July 5, 2017) – Following his recent knockout of boxing legend BERNARD HOPKINS, Long Island fan favorite JOE SMITH JR. moved right into the mix in the light heavyweight division, boxing’s deepest and most exciting. Working full-time as a union laborer in the New York City area, Smith (23-1-0, 19 KO’s) will take…

Robert Guerrero Vs David Peralta

New York, NY, (July 16, 2016) – The most action-packed, hardest-hitting weekend in sports this summer will be not be in Rio – but in Anaheim – as Spike Sports presents two world-class events on back-to-back nights. Bellator MMA’s Benson Henderson (23-6) and Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (25-3), two of the most exciting mixed martial arts fighters…

Benson Henderson Vs Patricio Pitbull

SANTA MONICA, CALIF (July, 16) – Patricio “Pitbull” (25-3) is actively seeking revenge for his brother Patricky “Pitbull” after Bellator MMA’s new 155-pound kingpin Michael Chandler brutally finished the elder Freire during the co-main event of last month’s “Bellator: Dynamite 2”event. Today, Bellator MMA is pleased to announce that Patricio will be given the opportunity…

Perrella Back In Training

Fort Myers, FL (June 22, 2016) – Welterweight rising star Bryant “Goodfella” Perrella has returned to the gym and is training in anticipation of his next bout. On June 4, Perrella destroyed previously unbeaten two time National Golden Gloves champion David Grayton on ESPN. Rather than go on vacation or celebrate his victory, Perrella immediately…

Anthony Crolla And Jorge Linares Set To Clash

MANCHESTER (June 14, 2016) – Current WBA Lightweight World Champion Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla (31-4-3, 13 KOs) will face WBC Lightweight World Champion Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (40-3, 27 KOs) in a huge unification blockbuster for the WBA, WBC Diamond and The Ring Magazine Lightweight World Championships at the Manchester Arena on September…

Leo Santa Cruz Defends Against Carl Frampton

BROOKLYN (June 14, 2016) – Undefeated featherweight world champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz (32-0-1, 18 KOs) and fellow unbeaten Irish star Carl “The Jackal” Frampton (22-0, 14 KOs) will meet with a world title and two perfect records at stake on Saturday, July 30 in the main event of a Premier Boxing Champions event…