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DeGale, Selby Doubleheader To Be Streamed By Showtime

NEW YORK – SHOWTIME Sports will live stream a world-class boxing event – including two world championship bouts – free to the U.S. audience on social media platforms Saturday, December 9 to close out the network’s industry-leading 2017 boxing schedule.  The digital-only offering will be exclusive in the U.S. on the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel and the SHOWTIME Boxing Facebook page.

IBF Super Middleweight World Champion James DeGale (23-1-1, 14 KOs) will headline as he defends his title against former world title challenger Caleb Truax (28-3-2, 18 KOs) in DeGale’s first fight since a thrilling bout with Badou Jack in a 168-pound world championship unification match last January on SHOWTIME.

In the streaming co-feature, IBF Featherweight World Champion Lee Selby (20-1, 9 KOs) will take on undefeated contender Eduardo Ramirez (20-0-3, 7 KOs), while undefeated light heavyweight Anthony Yarde (13-0, 12 KOs) will face former world title challenger Nikola Sjekloca (32-4-1, 11 KOs).  The opening fight of the live stream will feature the U.S. introduction to 20-year-old undefeated heavyweight Daniel Dubois (5-0, 5 KOs) as he takes on former Anthony Joshua foe Dorian Darch (12-5-1, 1 KOs).

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Live coverage, provided by BoxNation and BT Sport, will begin at approximately 2:50 p.m. ET/11:50 a.m. PT with U.K. sportscasters John Rawling and Richie Woodhall calling all the action.

SHOWTIME is the only network to offer live streaming coverage of boxing on social media platforms in the U.S., having first done so in 2016 with the presentation of two heavyweight world championship bouts live on YouTube.

In 2017, SHOWTIME was the first network to offer live boxing on Twitter with Adrien Broner vs. Adrian Granados (February 18).  SHOWTIME also live streamed two other boxing events in 2017: super middleweights George Groves vs. Fedor Chudinov on May 27 and heavyweights Jarrell Miller vs. Gerald Washington on July 29. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Boxnation fan on 12-09-2017

Americans get watching this Stream. ANTHONY YARDE up next!

Comment by Boxnation fan on 12-09-2017

Showtime YouTube and Showtime Facebook will live stream the following 4 Fights in America James DeGale vs. Caleb Truax, 12 rounds, for DeGale's IBF super middleweight title Lee Selby vs. Eduardo Ramirez, 12 rounds, for Selby's IBF featherweight title Anthony…

Comment by Boxnation fan on 12-09-2017

[B]Showtime YouTube and Showtime Facebook will live stream the following 4 Fights in America[/B] James DeGale vs. Caleb Truax, 12 rounds, for DeGale's IBF super middleweight title Lee Selby vs. Eduardo Ramirez, 12 rounds, for Selby's IBF featherweight title Anthony…

Comment by Boxnation fan on 12-04-2017

HBO and SHOWTIME need to stream more international live cards on their youtube channels especially from Europe and Japan. Hopefully this will be the start of many more from Showtime.

Comment by Boxnation fan on 12-04-2017

[B]Showtime YouTube and Showtime Facebook will live stream the following 4 Fights in America[/B] James DeGale vs. Caleb Truax, 12 rounds, for DeGale's IBF super middleweight title Lee Selby vs. Eduardo Ramirez, 12 rounds, for Selby's IBF featherweight title Anthony…

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