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Robert Easter defends against former world champion Javier Fortuna

Marcus Browne Clashes with Canada’s Francy Ntetu & Heavyweight Sensation Adam Kownacki Battles Iago Kiladze in the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING PRELIMS BROOKLYN (December 22, 2017) – Undefeated 135-pound world champion Robert Easter will defend his IBF Title against former world champion Javier Fortuna in the co-main event of Errol Spence Jr. vs. Lamont Peterson live…

Danny Garcia Returns To The Ring To Face Former World Champion Brandon Rios

Plus, David Benavidez Makes First World Title Defense in a Rematch with Ronald Gavril in the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® Co-Feature LAS VEGAS (December 21, 2017) – Two-division world champion Danny “Swift’’ Garcia returns to the ring to take on former world champion Brandon “Bam Bam’’ Rios in a welterweight showdown on Saturday, February 17 live…

Gavronski Eyeing NABA Title, Top 10 World Ranking

October 25, 2017 – A title, a top 10 world ranking and continued domination in his hometown will all be on the line when Mike Gavronski steps into the ring on Nov. 18. Gavronski will fight Andrew Hernandez for the vacant WBA-North American Boxing Association Super Middleweight championship in the main event of Battle at…

World’s Best 154-Pound Fighters Sound Off And Face Off

NEW YORK (Oct. 12, 2017) – Six of the world’s best 154-pound boxers met face-to-face at the Highline Ballroom in Manhattan on Thursday at the final press conference for this Saturday’s world championship tripleheader live on SHOWTIME. The Premier Boxing Champions event taking place at Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING®, features five fighters…

David Benavidez Becomes Boxing’s Youngest World Champion

Devastating Accidental Head-Butt Ends J’Leon Love-Abie Han Fight in Technical Majority Draw; Caleb Plant Stays Unbeaten With Shutout Decision Over Andrew Hernandez LAS VEGAS (Sept. 8, 2017) – At 20 years, 9 months old, David Benavidez became boxing’s youngest world champion – and the youngest ever in the super middleweight division – with a split…

Gavronski Looks to Crack World Rankings

TACOMA, Wash. (August 10, 2017) – Mike Gavronski will look to cap an impressive 12-month stretch with yet another victory when he faces Tony Hirsch in the main event of Battle at the Boat 112 on Sept. 9, 2017 at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash. Gavronski, ranked fifth by the World Boxing Association-North…

Claressa Shields will challenge for her first world title

DETROIT (June 28, 2017) – Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa “T-Rex” Shields will challenge for her first world title against WBC Super Middleweight World Champion Nikki Adler in the main event of ShoBox: The New Generation Friday, Aug. 4, live on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. ET/PT from MGM Grand Detroit. A native of Flint, Mich.,…

Andre Dirrell & Jose Uzcategui Battle for Interim World Title

Rances Barthelemy Takes on Former Title Challenger Kiryl Relikh NATIONAL HARBOR, MD (April 17, 2017) – An exciting night of action will feature super middleweight contenders Andre Dirrell and Jose Uzcategui in a matchup for the Interim IBF Super Middleweight World Championship plus two-division world champion Rances Barthelemy in a WBA 140-pound world title eliminator…