SHOWTIME Sports will provide live streams of official fight week events in advance of this Saturday’s 135-pound unification showdown between WBC Lightweight World Champion Mikey Garcia (38-0, 30 KOs) and IBF Lightweight World Champion Robert Easter Jr. (21-0, 14 KOs). The three-fight telecast airs live on SHOWTIME from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast also features Cuban heavyweight sluggerLuis Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs) returning to action to face former world title challenger Razvan Cojanu(16-3, 9 KOs) and opens with unbeaten super lightweight contender Mario Barrios (21-0, 13 KOs) taking on hard-hitting Jose Roman (24-2-1, 16 KOs) in a 10-round showdown.
In addition, the newly-announced SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING COUNTDOWN will include live-streaming of a 10-round bout featuring undefeated super lightweight prospect Fabian Maidana (15-0, 11 KOs) taking on former world title challenger Andrey Klimov (20-4, 10 KOs) and 2016 U.S. Olympian and unbeaten prospect Karlos Balderas (5-0, 4 KOs) competing in a six-round super featherweight contest. Former three-division champion Abner Mares will join boxing broadcaster Ray Flores and analyst Chris Mannix as they call the fights from ringside in Los Angeles.