Showtime Announces Handful Of PBC Shows To Run From March To July
Showtime announced nine PBC shows that’ll run from spring to the summer.
The schedule features six world title fights and two unification bouts. Seven of those events will air live on Showtime while two – Errol Spence Jr vs Yordenis Ugas and Gervonta Davis vs Rolando Romero – will be pay-per-view.
The calendar kicks off with a junior middleweight bout between Australian prospect Tim Tszyu against 2012 Olympian Terrell Gausha on March 26.
The action ends on July 9 with WBC featherweight champion Mark Magsayo making his first defense against mandatory challenger Rey Vargas.
Here’s the full line-up.
April 16 – SHOWTIME PPV
Errol Spence Jr. vs. Yordenis Ugas, WBC, WBA & IBF welterweight world championship unification
SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING (before PPV):
Radzhab Butaev vs. Eimantas Stanionis, WBA welterweight “regular” title bout
Brandun Lee vs. Zachary Ochoa, junior welterweight bout
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
May 14 – SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING
Jermell Charlo vs. Brian Castaño II, Undisputed IBF, WBA, WBC & WBO junior middleweight unification
Jaron Ennis vs. Custio Clayton, IBF welterweight eliminator
May 21 – SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING
David Benavidez vs. David Lemieux, super middleweight bout
Yoelvis Gomez vs. Jorge Cota, junior middleweight bout
May 28 – SHOWTIME PPV
Gervonta Davis vs. Rolando Romero, WBA “regular” lightweight title
Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY
June 4 – SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING
Stephen Fulton, Jr. vs. Danny Roman, WBO & WBC junior featherweight titles
David Morrell vs. Kalvin Henderson
June 18 – SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING
Jermall Charlo vs. Maciej Sulecki, WBC middleweight title
July 9 – SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING
Mark Magsayo vs. Rey Vargas, WBC featherweight title