BOXING: DeGale v Bozic live on Channel 5 / European Amateur Champs highlights on BBC Two

June 5, 2013

Channel 5 will screen live coverage of James DeGale’s latest WBC Super Middleweight Silver title defence at Glow in Bluewater on Saturday (June 8).

DeGale claimed his 15th professional victory from 16 fights just four weeks ago with a second-round stoppage of Sebastien Demers in Canada, and he will be expecting to prevail once again against his Croatian opponent, who has lost three of his last six contests.

There’s a double of dose of international boxing on terrestrial television this weekend as BBC Two presents highlights of this week’s European Amateur Championships from Belarus on Sunday afternoon.

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BOXING: Pacquiao v Marquez, Magee v Kessler, DeGale v Zuniga – Live this Saturday

December 4, 2012

A bumper line-up of top international boxing from the UK and beyond takes place this Saturday night (December 8) across various networks.

Channel 5 has live coverage James DeGale’s fight for the vacant WBC Silver Super Middleweight title against Colombian Fulgencio Zuniga, with talented British prospects Kid Galahad and Chris Eubank Jr also in action.

Northern Irishman Brian Magee looks to cause an upset in the against Denmark’s Mikkel Kessler for the WBA World Super-Middleweight Title, live on Sky Sports.

Then in the early hours of Sunday morning, Primetime has exclusive pay-per-view coverage of the fourth meeting between arch rivals Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez from Las Vegas.

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BOXING: Tyson Fury v Kevin Johnson – Live on Channel 5

November 26, 2012

Tyson Fury takes another step on the road to a world heavyweight title shot as he fights Kevin Johnson at Belfast’s Odyssey Arena this Saturday, exclusively live on Channel 5.

Fury remains undefeated in his career to date after claiming his 19th successive victory last time out with a fifth-round stoppage of veteran American Vinny Maddalone in July.

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BOXING: James DeGale joins Hennessy Sports and Channel 5

September 20, 2012

European super-middleweight champion James Degale has split from Frank Warren’s promotional stable to link up with rivals Hennessy Sports.

The 2008 Olympic gold medallist has signed a long-term contract with Mick Hennessy and all of his fights will now be broadcast exclusively on Channel 5.

DeGale will make his debut for his new promoter on October 13 when he defends his European Super Middleweight title against ­Hadillah Mohoumadi of France.

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