FOX Sports now announces the premiere of its new studio show INSIDE PBC BOXING on FOX on Saturday, Dec. 15 (3:00 PM ET). INSIDE PBC BOXING is the show of Premier Boxing Champions, sponsored by Kate Abdo WBC Welterweight Champion Shawn Porter and preceding world winner Abner Mares. The show also includes FOX Sports boxing insider Mike Coppinger, who will add special reports and news.
“FOX Sports is going to be expanding PBC boxing programming using this particular studio show,” said Steve Becker, FOX Sports Vice President of Generation. “We check out really go with interviews and feature profiles, in addition to previews of upcoming fights and breakdowns of their most-recent match ups inside the stories of the PBC boxers. Having present fighters Shawn and Abner working with some commentary will be provided by us s happening in the game at this time. ”
Porter, who makes his first title defense against challenger Yordenis Ugas live on Saturday, March 9, 2019 is eager to be a part of the studio show: “Seriously, sports is my thing! It’S-A Cleveland thing. This ’therefore everything we do back . ” ldquo I knew past rival, ” I & rsquo;d are interested in being involved in TV, talking boxing, & Porter continued. To do so show on FOX right now is an opportunity for myself, especially because I understand the [which are] planning to be delivered to most of the boxing fans to network television around there. ”
While Mares is waiting for his next opponent to be announced, ” he ’s enthusiastic regarding the studio opportunity well: “I’m thrilled for being a part of FOX Sports’ new boxing show, INSIDE PBC BOXING and working with Kate, Shawn and Mike. I’m excited about helping break the most exciting fights, speaking with the greatest names in boxing, and telling audiences what & rsquo;s really happening inside the ring. ”
Like a boxing enthusiast, who’s also hosted several FOX PBC Fight Nights, Abdo is thrilled to be a part of the studio show. “As a boxing fan, I could not be much more eager to sponsor rsquo & FOX;s INSIDE PBC BOXING show. The PBC stable is second to none, and I can’t even wait to shine a light on of that gift. Talking boxing with Shawn and Abner is going to soon be no work. ” rsquo & she;ll also continue to sponsor FOX PBC Fight Nights during the entire year.
The Akron, Ohio indigenous won the IBF Welterweight title against Devon Alexander on Dec. 7, 2013, then defended it in April 2014 with a two-knockdown, fourth-round stoppage of all two-division winner Paulie Malignaggie, before losing a vast majority decision loss to England’s Kell Brook in August 2014. His only loss came in a Fight of the decision.
World championships were produced by his five-fight run between August 2011 and May 2015 in 118, 122 and 126 lbs. Born in Mexico, Mares’ split decision win over Jesus Cuellar in December 20-16 regained him a title, however it was lost by him with fellow winner Leo Santa Cruz in June of this past year.
With the deal that was newly announced, the FOX broadcast network and FOX Deportes will comprise 10 marquee struggle nights in prime time whilst FOX along with FS1 Deportes will telecast 12 fight nights. The Emmy Award-winning FOX Sports production crew will produce over 175 hours per year of PBC boxing material including INSIDE PBC BOXING on FS1 and FOX, PBC count-down and PBC FACE to handle shows, across its own channels.
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