Before they enter the ring for their super brawls, MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, TIMOTHY “Desert Storm” BRADLEY JR., TERENCE “Bud” CRAWFORD and FELIX “El Diamante” VERDEJO, who are headlining upcoming world championship events, took time out to make predictions on Super Bowl 50, which will pit the Denver Broncos against the Carolina Panthers on February 7. Also adding their two cents were trainers World-Famous FREDDIE ROACH and TEDDY ATLAS, who will be facing each other from opposing corners for the first time, with Pacquiao and Bradley, respectively, Top-10 contender “Hammerin'” HANK LUNDY and undefeated Brazilian buzz saw WILLIAM “Baby Face” SILVA, the respective opponents of Crawford and Verdejo. [Read more…]
REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL, TV’s most honored sports journalism series, returns with an all-new season of enterprising features and reporting when its season premiere and 226th edition debuts TUESDAY, JAN. 26 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.
For up-to-the-minute updates about REAL SPORTS, follow on Twitter at @RealSportsHBO or join the conversation using #RealSports. [Read more…]
The curtain finally goes up on Season VI of the World Series of Boxing this weekend, as Turkiye Conquerors tackle the China Dragons on a big night of boxing in Istanbul. The match marks the home team’s debut against an Asian outfit that joined WSB in Season V with mixed results, meaning both teams will be desperate to begin their campaigns with a victory. [Read more…]
REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL concludes its year-long celebration of 20 Award-winning seasons with a special roundtable discussion of the show’s most memorable and significant moments when the series’ 225th edition, available in HDTV, debuts TUESDAY, DEC. 22 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. [Read more…]
Tough Polish southpaw Artur Szpilka will make his first public comments since it was announced he was fighting undefeated WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder when he is interviewed on SHOWTIME® during tonight’s ShoBox: The New Generation telecast (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from Houston.
A winner of four in a row by knockout, Szpilka (20-1, 15 KOs) challenges Wilder (35-0, 34 KOs) on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. [Read more…]
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(Photo credit: Tom Hogan – Hoganphotos/Roc Nation Sports/Golden Boy Promotions) If trainer Freddie Roach gets his way, his fighter Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) will be getting an immediate rematch against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) so that he can avenge his 12 round unanimous decision loss from last Saturday night to the Mexican fighter from the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. [Read more…]