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: Amir Khan v Julio Diaz live on BoxNation

March 23, 2013

British boxing superstar Amir ‘King’ Khan’s first fight in the UK in two years will be screened exclusively live on BoxNation.

The Bolton fighter, a former unified IBF and WBA Super World Light-Welterweight champion, takes on Julio ‘The Kidd’ Diaz, himself a former world champion, on Saturday, April 27, at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield.

In addition to Khan’s BoxNation debut, Golden Boy Promotion’s Sheffield bill also includes Team GB Olympian Anthony Ogogo making his professional debut, as will Khan’s brother Haroon.

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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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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: ‘Battle of the Olympians’ – Price v Harrison – Live on BoxNation

October 9, 2012

Rising heavyweight star David Price will defend his British and Commonwealth titles against Audley Harrison in the ‘Battle of the Olympians’, exclusively live on BoxNation.

Price will make his debut on the dedicated boxing channel in front of his home fans on Saturday, October 13, when he takes on the 2000 Olympic champion and former world title challenger at the Liverpool Echo Arena.

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BOXING: Haye v Chisora – Live on BoxNation

July 10, 2012

David Haye and Dereck Chisora take their fierce and bitter rivalry into the ring as two British heavyweights go toe-to-toe at Upton Park on Saturday night, exclusively live on BoxNation.

Both fighters will finally have the opportunity to settle their differences following their infamous brawl in Munich back in February, in what promises to be one of the most controversial but eagerly anticipated all-British fights of recent years.

Haye and Chisora will battle for the WBO International and WBA Intercontinental Heavyweight Championships, in a fight being billed as “Licensed to Thrill”.

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FOOTBALL: ESPN announces 2012 FA Cup Final coverage

April 23, 2012

ESPN is to bring fans the every twist and turn of the 2012 FA Cup Final on May 5 between Chelsea and Liverpool in 3D and commercial-free as part of a full day of live programming from Wembley.

The broadcaster will continue to revive the tradition of broadcasting all day around the final of the world’s oldest domestic cup competition, with a host of dedicated programmes, documentaries and special live editions of the channel’s signature football shows.

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