BOXING: Carl Froch v Mikkel Kessler II – Exclusively live on Sky Sports Box Office

May 17, 2013

After months of verbal battles and endless hype, it’s time for the talking to stop on May 25 as Carl Froch touches gloves with Mikkel Kessler in a huge world title-unification fight at the O2 Arena in London.

The super-middleweight rematch brings Europe’s finest face-to-face again a full three years since they went toe-to-toe in an absolute classic in Denmark.

Froch is putting his IBF super-middleweight title on the line while Kessler defends the WBA strap and the fight can be seen live via pay-per-view on Sky Sports Box Office for £14.95.

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BOXING: George Groves returns to Sky Sports after signing with Matchroom Sport

March 4, 2013

George Groves has become the latest fighter to link up with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing and Sky Sports following his split with promoter Frank Warren.

The highly-rated unbeaten Commonwealth super-middleweight champion will box for the first time under his new promoter on the Betfair ‘London’s Finest’ bill at Wembley Arena in London, on Saturday, March 9 – live on Sky Sports – when he takes on Argentine Dario German Balmaceda in a ten-round clash.

Groves is also the first fighter to be confirmed for the undercard of the huge Sky Box Office clash between Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler at the O2 Arena in London on May 25.

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BOXING: Froch v Kessler II to be shown on Sky Box Office

February 4, 2013

Carl Froch’s world title unification contest against Mikkel Kessler will be shown live on Sky Box Office HD on May 25, marking the broadcaster’s return to pay-per-view boxing after a two-year absence.

Following their first meeting in April 2010, described by many experts as one of the best fights of the modern era, the rematch between the two super-middleweight kings will headline after a strong undercard at London’s O2 Arena.

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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: World class fights to feature on new boxing channel

September 22, 2011

The first ever UK television channel dedicated to boxing will launch at the end of September.

BoxNation, a joint venture between promoter Frank Warren and Boxing Channel Media, will screen a number of live fights, support programming and documentaries.

They have secured the rights to a plethora of top class bouts, including multi-year deals with Warren’s stable of fighters, US-based Golden Boy Promotions, and Germany’s premier promoter Sauerland Promotions.

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