Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza has received assurances from those close to Adrien Broner that the volatile boxer is stable enough to fight.
Katie Taylor, who struck gold in the 2012 London Games for Ireland, has signed with Matchroom Boxing and will make her pro debut Nov. 26.
Jarrett Hurd is now set to face former title challenger Jo Jo Dan after Jorge Cota withdrew after an emergency appendectomy and Willie Nelson turned it down.
Curtis Stevens’ middleweight fight with James De La Rosa has been elevated to HBO PPV for Nov. 19, filling the fourth and final slot on the Ward-Kovalev broadcast.
Showtime intends to broadcast Anthony Joshua’s Dec. 10 fight, where Eric Molina, David Price and Bryant Jennings are in the running to face him.
The PBC rolled out its 2017 schedule with FOX airing three primetime cards, NBC doing three primetime shows and ESPN running 12 shows, among others.
The 168-pound unification match between James DeGale and Badou Jack will take place on Jan. 14 and appears headed to the U.S. in either New York or Las Vegas.
Keith Thurman is still recovering from his grueling win against Shawn Porter in June and won’t have any fights before he faces Danny Garcia in March.
Showtime exec Stephen Espinoza would like to see Mikey Garcia and Adrien Broner face off at some point in a battle of divergent personalities.
Showtime announced a barrage of fights highlighted by Keith Thurman’s welterweight unification clash with Danny Garcia on March 4, possibly in New York.
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