Showtime Championship Boxing

"Showtime Championship Boxing" is a television boxing program airing on Showtime. Debuting in March 1986, it is broadcast live on the first Saturday of every month. "Showtime Championship Boxing", which is very similar to "HBO World Championship Boxing", features Steve Albert on blow-by-blow, Al Bernstein as the color analyst and Jim Gray (sportscaster), along with Karyn Bryant, as roving reporters.

Notable fights

Some of the memorable fights on "Showtime Championship Boxing" include:

* "Marvelous" Marvin Hagler defeated John "The Beast" Mugabi in an 11th-round knockout on the debut broadcast of "Showtime Championship Boxing" in March 1986.

* Diego Corrales defeated José Luis Castillo for the WBC lightweight title in a 10th-round TKO on May 7, 2005. The fight is almost universally regarded as the best fight of 2005.

Commentators past and present

* Steve Albert (blow-by-blow)
* Al Bernstein (color analyst)
* Steve Farhood (color analyst)
* Jim Gray (roving reporter)
* Karyn Bryant (roving reporter)
* Ferdie Pacheco (former color analyst)

Facts

* "Showtime Championship Boxing" has had a spinoff series, "".
* This program celebrated its 20th-anniversary year in 2006.

ee also

* "" (a television boxing program airing on Showtime from 2001-present)
* "HBO World Championship Boxing" (a television boxing program airing on HBO from 1973-present)
* "HBO Boxing After Dark" (a television boxing program airing on HBO from 1996-present)

External links

* [http://www.sho.com/boxing Showtime Boxing official website]
* [http://www.karynbryant.com Karyn Bryant's official website]


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