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PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS ON ESPN MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES IN ADVANCE OF DEVON ALEXANDER VS. ARON MARTINEZ AT
GILA RIVER ARENA IN GLENDALE, AZ ON OCTOBER 14
Coverage On ESPN Begins At 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. MT/PT
GLENDALE, AZ. (October 12, 2015) - Televised fighters on the Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on ESPN fight card taking place this Wednesday in Glendale, AZ took time out of their busy schedules to host a media workout at Central Street Boxing Gym.
Devon Alexander "The Great" (26-3, 14 KOs) will take on battle-tested Mexican Aron Martinez...
Importance of the fight - What would a victory over Lemieux to unify titles mean for your career?
“This is the most important fight of my career since I won the WBA title in 2010. I have always wanted to unify all the belts and that’s why I give a lot of respect to Lemieux for being the first champion to fight me.
“This fight is very important to me to prove who is who and who is the best middleweight.
“Bernard Hopkins was the last middleweight to unify all four titles when he beat Oscar De La Hoya in 2004. This inspires me to do...
Taking punches — How important will your chin be to winning
You know this is a fight that people wanted to see. The fans and the world want to see this fight because they know it will be a war. In war there is pain if you accept that and decide to go in there it means you made up your mind that through thick and thin, you will pay the price that needs to be paid.
I believe it is a night that there will be blood, there will be pain and suffering and at the end of the day the winner is the one that wants it most. Believe me there is a...
CHICAGO (October 12, 2015) - Reigning super flyweight world champion Kohei Kono (30-8-1, 13 KOs) will meet former world champion Koki Kameda (33-1, 18 KOs) as the televised opener of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike on Friday, October 16 from UIC Pavilion in Chicago beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Eddie Ramirez (10-0, 7 KOs), of nearby Aurora, Illinois, will take on Ammeth Diaz (32-12, 23 KOs) in an eight-round super lightweight bout while Poland's PatrickSyzmanski (14-0, 9 KOs) enters the ring against Richard Gutierrez (28-16-1, 17 KOs)...
Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN Presented by Corona Extra
Features Former World Champion Devon Alexander vs. Aron Martínez
In 10-Round Welterweight Bout
Plus Featherweight World Champion Lee Selby Makes U.S. Debut vs. Three-Division World Champion Fernando Montiel in Co-Main Event
Telecast Live from Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona
Wednesday, October 14, 9 p.m. ET
Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN (PBC on ESPN) presented by Corona Extra will feature live coverage on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN on Wednesday, Oct. 14 of...
UNDEFEATED NO. 1 WORLD-RATED CONTENDER
GILBERTO “ZURDO” RAMIREZ
RISKS RECORD, RATING AND WORLD TITLE SHOT
AT THE COSMOPOLITAN OF LAS VEGAS HEADLINING
THE METROPCS FRIDAY NIGHT KNOCKOUT ON truTV®
Friday, November 20, Live on truTV
The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Tickets on Sale
This Friday! October 16, at 10 A.M. PT
LAS VEGAS, NEV. (October 12, 2015) – Undefeated Mexican knockout artist and No. 1 world-rated super middleweight contender GILBERTO "Zurdo" RAMIREZ will risk his upcoming world title shot in a...
Burns faces King for WBO Inter-Continental strap in Liverpool
Scotsman begins pursuit of his old World title on November 7
Ricky Burns will face Josh King for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight title at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 7, live on Sky Sports.
Burns held the WBO World crown at both Super Featherweight and Lightweight and after his rousing display in Texas against fellow former World king Omar Figueroa breathed new life into his career, ‘The Rickster’ can take a huge step on the road back to his old belt...
Some bummed out fight fans have reached out and made clear their discontent. Why, Woodsy, is that #GolovkinLemieux weigh-in a VIP special?
Is he going all Mayweather on us?
To the contrary; here is why the Friday, Oct. 16 weigh-in for the middleweight MSG tangle between the baby-faced fighting pride of Kazahkstan and the model-pretty hammer-fisted fighter from Montreal is not open to all...
"It's because there is limited capacity," said Tom Loeffler, of K2, the promoter for 3G. The scale test will take place in the theater, and, thus,...
Sunday, October 11 marked the third anniversary of the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. Traditionally speaking, it’s the leather anniversary. We’d prefer to ignore the modern gift idea devised by librarians at the Chicago Public Library, namely glass. We neither live in such a house nor have such a jaw. The leather anniversary. That’s more like it. Leather doesn’t shatter and, when put to good use, it can dent a septum now and then. We have striven to do just that, with affection, on behalf of thinking boxing fans around the...
On October 11th, 1997 32 year old former world champion Chris Eubank met fellow countryman Joe Calzaghe, then 25 years old, in a truly epic encounter, not just for British boxing but for the world pugilistic scene in general. The fight would be at the Sheffield Arena and the vacant WBO World Super Middleweight title was on the line.
After fighting his last fight in July of 1997, veteran champion Steve Collins of Ireland had retired and left the WBO World Super Middleweight Title without an owner. Collins had taken the belt from Eubank back...