BOXING: Klitschko v Pianeta & Mayweather v Guerrero – Live this Saturday

April 30, 2013

Two unmissable fights take place this Saturday night (May 5) featuring two of the biggest names in boxing.

First up, Wladimir Klitschko puts his WBA, WBO, IBO and IBF heavyweight titles on the line against undefeated Italian Francesco Pianeta in Mannheim, Germany, exclusively live on ESPN.

Then in the early hours of Sunday morning, the world’s top pound-for-pound fighter Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather Junior defends his WBC World Welterweight title against Robert ‘The Ghost’ Gurrero at the MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas, live and exclusive on BoxNation.

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BOXING: Rule Britannia – Nathan Cleverly v Robin Krasniqi – Live on BoxNation

April 16, 2013

Nathan Cleverly finally gets his chance to stage another defence of his WBO World Light-Heavyweight title against his mandatory opponent Robin Krasniqi, exclusively live on BoxNation.

The time has come for the WBO title holder to finally stake his claim as the world’s leading light-heavyweight headlines Frank Warren’s bumper ‘Rule Britannia’ promotion at London’s Wembley Arena.

The whole card, which also features the comeback of Dereck Chisora, as well as Paul Butler plus Liam Walsh against Scott Harrison will be shown live on BoxNation from 7.00pm on Saturday, April 20.

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BOXING: Prizefighter Int’l Heavyweights III & Price v Thompson – Live this Saturday

February 19, 2013

The first major fight night of 2013 takes place this Saturday (February 23) as eight international heavyweights vie for the Betfair Prizefighter trophy, while David Price continues his ascent through the heavyweight ranks.

Sky Sports has live coverage of the 29th edition of the popular Prizefighter format from York Hall in Bethna Green, which features two former winners of the competition in Audley Harrison and Martin Rogan.

British heavyweight champion Price makes a significant step-up in class as the Liverpulian faces seasoned American fighter Tony Thompson at the Echo Arena, which tops a bumper card exclusively live on BoxNation.

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CHRISTMAS WATCH: Today’s Sport on TV – Christmas Day

December 24, 2012

Sport On The Box’s Christmas Watch series returns for the festive period of 2012 as we guide you through all the must-see live sporting events, plus highlighting the best review shows and documentaries as this sensational sporting year draws to a close.

A bumper line-up of specials on Christmas Day across the Sky Sports channels includes Soccer AM and a review of the thrilling 2012 Ryder Cup.

Sky Sports News pays tribute to ‘the voice of darts’ Sid Waddell in a special half-hour programme, plus the BBC News Channel has its own review of the sporting year.

There is also some live sport on offer as India face Pakistan in a T20 cricket international, the Boxing Day test match between Australia and Sri Lanka begins at the MCG, plus there are three live games from the NBA’s traditional Christmas Day fixtures.

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XMAS WATCH: Christmas Specials on Sky Sports

December 18, 2012

Sky Sports presents a bumper line-up of programming this festive season with a host of Christmas specials and review shows looking back at the some the memorable moments that have enlightened viewers throughout 2012.

The Gillette Soccer Saturday team return to the pitch for their Christmas special as the show’s pundits pair off to battle it out again for the Soccer Saturday Cup, and stars from the worlds of sport and entertainment are welcomed onto the Soccer AM sofa for a special Christmas Day edition.

There’s also a chance to relive the drama of some of the biggest sporting moments of the year, including Chelsea’s sensational UEFA Champions League triumph in Munich and Europe’s remarkable comeback at the Ryder Cup in Medinah.

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BOXING: Khan v Molina on Sky Sports & Groves v Johnson on BoxNation – Live this Saturday

December 10, 2012

It’s an important night in the fighting career of Amir Khan as he looks to restore his reputation with victory over Carlos Molina, a fight which will be broadcast exclusively live on Sky Sports.

Five months on from his shock defeat to Danny Garcia, the British light-welterweight steps into the ring against his unbeaten American opponent in Los Angeles this Saturday night (December 15) for a fight he has openly admitted will make or break his career.

Also on the night, George Groves defends his Commonwealth super-middleweight title against the veteran Glen Johnson as part of a bumper fight night at London’s ExCeL arena which also features Billy Joe Saunders and five title fights in total – all live on subscription channel BoxNation.

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BOXING: Freddie Flintoff’s professional debut – Live on BoxNation

November 26, 2012

Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff swaps cricket whites for boxing gloves as he makes his heavyweight boxing debut exclusively live on BoxNation.

In a sporting first, England’s Ashes hero from 2005 and 2009, who made over 200 appearances for his country across all formats of the game, will take up the biggest challenge of career as he faces unbeaten American prospect Richard Dawson in a four-round contest on Friday, November 30 (ring-walk 10.30pm).

Flintoff’s professional debut forms part of an intriguing night of boxing from the north-west, which also features an all-British heavyweight showdown between David Price and Matt Skelton, and British light-welterweight prospect Bradley Saunders.

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