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Showtime Championship Boxing Tickets
Event: Showtime Championship Boxing
Date of First Event: March 1986
President of Sports and Event Programming: Stephen Espinoza
CEO: David Nevins
Some Recent Events: Shields versus Habazin (Jan. 10, 2020), Davis versus Gamboa (Dec. 28, 2019), Charlo versus Hogan (Dec. 7, 2019)
Showtime Championship BoxingFor over three decades, Showtime Championship Boxing has been one of the primary sources for millions of boxing fans to see some of the greatest and most important fights in the history of the sweet science. With HBO’s departure from the boxing scene after December 2018, Showtime has become one of the principal remaining platforms for airing top-tier boxing events to audiences across the world and for attracting passionate audiences to live events by the tens of thousands. The illustrious list of boxers who have fought in high-profile Showtime Championship Boxing main events reads like a roll call of present and future boxing Hall-of-Famers. Showtime events have long been the place where the best boxers in the world meet in the ring to get it on to the delight and excitement of enormous crowds. Become a part of the action when you get your Showtime Championship Boxing tickets at StubHub.
What are some of the Showtime Championship Boxing events scheduled for 2020?Heading into 2020, Showtime Championship Boxing has already scheduled a number of big and highly anticipated fights spanning various weight divisions. The first event was scheduled for Feb. 8. It featured a main fight between Gary Russell Jr. and Tugstsogt Nyambayar for the WBC Featherweight Championship. Also on that card was a fight between Guillermo Rigondeaux and Liborio Solis and a Super Featherweight fight between Jayson Velez and Jaimie Arboleda. On Feb. 14, there will be a fight between Thomas Mattice and Isaac Cruz Gonzalez. Feb. 28 will headline a fight between Malik Hawkins and Keith Hunter. Also, an Interim WBA Super Lightweight Title fight is scheduled for March 28 between Rances Barthelemy and Alberto Puello.
What are some major events in the history of Showtime Championship Boxing?Showtime Championship Boxing has hosted some of the greatest fights in the careers of both the Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez and the undefeated Floyd "Money" Mayweather, including their fight with one another on Sept. 14, 2013. Showtime also hosted Mayweather’s fight with Robert Guerrero on May 4, 2013; both of his fights with Marcos Maidana on both May 4, 2014, and Sept. 13, 2014; his extremely anticipated fight with Manny Pacquiao on May 2, 2015; and his fight with UFC star Connor McGregor on Aug. 26, 2017. Many of the current WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder’s most important fights also took place under Showtime’s banner, including both of his fights with Bermane Stiverne on Jan. 17, 2015, and Nov. 4, 2017, and his controversial draw with Tyson Fury on Dec. 1, 2018. Anthony Joshua’s fight with then heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko on April 29, 2017 was also organized by Showtime.
Who are the most prominent boxers to have fought in Showtime Championship Boxing events?Some of the greatest boxers, both of their own eras and of all time, have fought in major events organized by Showtime Championship boxing in front of thousands of screaming fans. Among the headlining boxers are Floyd "Money" Mayweather, Canelo Alvarez, Zab Judah, Bernard Hopkins, Marcos Maidana, Amir Khan, Deontay Wilder, Keith Thurman, Anthony Joshua, Bermane Stiverne, Luis Ortiz, Tyson Fury, Wladimir Klitschko and Manny Pacquiao.
What are some major venues where Showtime Championship Boxing events have taken place?From its beginnings, Showtime Championship Boxing has been bringing fans high-caliber fights in important arenas around the world, like Wembley Stadium in London, the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the T-Mobile Arena (also in Las Vegas) and the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
What are some similar boxing events to Showtime Championship Boxing?Despite Showtime’s dominant position as one of the major organizers and promoters of marquee championship boxing events, avid boxing fans can also check out Premier Boxing Champions, Championship Boxing, IBF Boxing, Joe Hand Boxing, Star Boxing, Matchroom Boxing and Top Rank Boxing. Boxing fans can also attend events centered around individual fights such as Deontay Wilder versus Tyson Fury II, widely thought of as the most anticipated heavyweight title fight of 2020.
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