ESPN has announced the next three matchups in its summer dates of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN (PBC on ESPN) presented by Corona Extra. All PBC on ESPN events will air on ESPN and on ESPN Deportes, as part of the network’s Noche de Combates Spanish-language series.
Live coverage will also be available on WatchESPN across computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices via affiliated video providers. All three events will also air on ESPN International’s affiliated networks TSN (Canada), BT Sport ESPN (UK) and Sony ESPN and SONY ESPN HD (India), and via syndicated agreements in South Korea, Sub-Saharan Africa, France, Greece, Hungary, Romania, Israel, Poland, Russia, Serbia & the Balkans and throughout the Middle East.
The next PBC on ESPN is scheduled for July Fourth weekend with the event on Saturday, July 2 at 9 p.m. ET live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes. The main card features unbeaten lightweight contender & 2012 U.S. Olympian Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring (15-0, 8 KOs) taking on former title challenger Denis Shafikov (36-2-1, 19 KOs), with the co-main event featuring unbeaten prospect Patrick Szymanski (15-0, 9 KOs) against former title challenger “Silky” Wilky Campfort (21-2, 12 KOs). The 10-round bouts take place at Santander Arena in Reading, Pennsylvania.
The July 9th event will air at 9 p.m. ET live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes. The main card features undefeated rising super featherweight contender Mario “Golden Boy” Barrios (15-0, 8 KO) against former title challenger Devis “Boom Boom” Boschiero (39-4, 21 KO) in a 12-round fight. The undercard features two undefeated super lightweight prospects: Los Angeles-native Kevin Watts (11-0, 4 KOs) taking on Chicago’s Eddie Ramirez (13-0, 9 KOs) in a 10-round fight. The event takes place at the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, New Jersey.
The July 15th event will air at 9 p.m. ET live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes. The main card features unbeaten super lightweight contender Sergey Lipinets (9-0, 7 KOs) against hard-hitting Walter Castillo (26-3-1, 19 KOs) in a 12-round bout. The co-main event features featherweights Tugstsogt Nyambayar (5-0, 5 KO), an Olympic silver medalist from Mongolia making his television debut, and Rafael “Dynamite” Vázquez (16-2, 13 KO) in a 10-round bout. The event takes place at Horseshoe Tunica Hotel & Casino in Tunica, Mississippi.
ESPN’s commentary team assignments, special features and ESPN.com content will be announced prior to each event.