or


[05/07/14 - 07:46 AM]
ESPN's WBC World Heavyweight Championship Fight Coverage: Bermane Stiverne vs. Chris Arreola Live on ESPN, ESPN Deportes on Saturday, May 10
In addition, ESPN's live telecast of the fight on Saturday will include interviews featuring Arreola and Stiverne.

[via press release from ESPN]

ESPN's WBC World Heavyweight Championship Fight Coverage: Bermane Stiverne vs. Chris Arreola Live on ESPN, ESPN Deportes on Saturday, May 10

ESPN3 Live Coverage of Weigh-in and Press Conference

ESPN and ESPN Deportes Studio Shows On-Site

Interviews with Arreola and Stiverne on ESPN

Special Hour-long Golpe a Golpe Preceding the Fights

ESPN's coverage surrounding ESPN and ESPN Deportes' telecasts of the Saturday, May 10, 12-round World Boxing Council (WBC) World Heavyweight Championship fight between top-rated contenders Bermane "B. Ware" Stiverne (23-1-1, 20 KOs) and Chris "The Nightmare" Arreola (36-3, 31 KOs) will include the Thursday, May 8, press conference and the Friday, May 9 weigh-in, both live on ESPN3. ESPN blow-by-blow commentator Joe Tessitore will emcee the weigh-in. In addition, ESPN's live telecast of the fight on Saturday will include interviews featuring Arreola and Stiverne. ESPN Deportes' Golpe a Golpe will present a special live pre-fight show on Saturday, May 10 and ESPN.com will have the latest news and information leading up to and after the fight.

The fight, which was previously announced in March, will air live from the USC Galen Center at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN Deportes' Noche de Combates. Both shows will be presented by Corona Extra and will also be available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Apple TV, Xbox and Roku via WatchESPN. The card is co-promoted by Don King Productions and Goossen Tutor Promotions.

ESPN will also carry the fight exclusively in Latin America, the Caribbean, Brazil, and Canada (via TSN/RDS). In addition, ESPN will televise the fight in Australia and New Zealand.

Highlights:

Commentators: Tessitore will be ringside with Teddy Atlas describing the action for ESPN, while studio host Todd Grisham (@GrishamESPN) will present the latest boxing news and highlights on site. Pablo Viruega and David Faitelson will call the fights ringside for ESPN Deportes' Noche de Combates (Fight Night), while Leopoldo González and Claudia Trejos will anchor the on-site studio with analysis from Hall of Fame referee and ESPN boxing analyst Joe Cortez. Bilingual reporter Bernardo Osuna (@osunaespn) will present live interviews and reports for both networks.

ESPN3 Live Coverage of Press Conference and Weigh-in: Coverage of the Thursday, May 8, press conference (2:30 p.m.) and the Friday, May 9, weigh-in (6 p.m.) live on computers, smartphones, tablets, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Xbox and Roku via WatchESPN.

Arreola and Stiverne Interviews on ESPN: Saturday's show on ESPN will include Atlas' recent conversation with Arreola as he prepares for his rematch with Stiverne. View the conversation here. The show will also include an interview with Stiverne as he prepares for the fight. View the interview here.

ESPN Deportes' Golpe a Golpe: A special pre-fight show (Saturday, May 10, 7 p.m., ESPN Deportes) will be anchored by Jorge Eduardo Sánchez, in Mexico, and will include the latest news and analysis from ESPN's L.A. commentary team of Trejos, Gonzalez, Osuna, Viruega, Faitelson and Cortez. Golpe a Golpe will also have coverage from Friday's weigh-in on Saturday, May 10 at 4 p.m.

ESPN.com: Comprehensive coverage including pre- and post-fight stories from ESPN boxing writer Dan Rafael. ESPN.com will also include previews and breakdowns from Making the Rounds, ESPN.com's original boxing show.

Fight Details:

Main Event: Stiverne, a Florida resident of Haitian descent, first met California-based, Mexican-American Arreola last April for the right to challenge then-Heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko for the WBC belt. Stiverne scored a 12-round unanimous decision win earning the right to face Klitschko. After Klitschko vacated his title in December to focus on his political career in Ukraine, Stiverne and Arreola were chosen to fill the vacant title. The two will not only battle for the vacant WBC World Heavyweight title, but also to become the first boxers of Haitian or Mexican descent to hold a Heavyweight title.

Co-Feature: Friday's eight-round co-feature will pit undefeated Junior Welterweight Amir "Young Master" Imam (13-0, 12 KOs), against Yordenis "The Black Prince" Ugás (15-2, 7 KOs).

Upcoming ESPN Boxing Schedule:

Date Time (ET) Main Event Location Networks

Sat, May 10 8 p.m. WBC World Heavyweight Championship: Bermane Stiverne (23-1-1, 20 KOs) vs. Chris Arreola (36-3, 31 KOs) - 12 rounds USC Galen Center, Los Angeles ESPN, ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN

Fri, May 16 9 p.m. Delvin Rodríguez (28-7-3, 16 KOs) vs. Joachim Alcine (35-7-1, 21 KOs) - 10 rounds, Jr. Middleweight Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Canada ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN

Fri, May 23 9 p.m. Boxcino 2014 Finals Petr Petrov (34-4-2, 15 KOs) vs. Fernando Cárcamo (17-5, 13 KOs) - 10 rounds, Lightweights Brandon Adams (14-0, 9 KOs) vs. Willie Monroe Jr. (17-1, 6 KOs) - 10 rounds, Middleweights Turning Stone Casino, Verona, NY ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN

*Schedule subject to change

About ESPN Boxing

ESPN is home to ESPN Friday Night Fights and ESPN Deportes' Noche de Combates (Spanish version), a weekly boxing series which runs between January and August and showcases some of the best bouts in the boxing industry. Friday Night Fights began on October 2, 1998 and Noche de Combates (formerly Viernes de Combates) began on January 10, 2004. ESPN began televising boxing on April 10, 1980 when weekly boxing returned to television for the first time since 1964, with the debut of Top Rank Boxing on ESPN.





  [may 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)











[09/29/14 - 06:51 PM]
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend" to Premiere Simultaneously on Netflix and in Select Global IMAX(R) Theaters
Michelle Yeoh and Donnie Yen star in the Yuen Wo-Ping-directed film, due on August 28, 2015.

[09/29/14 - 01:55 PM]
"E:60's" Fall 2014 Season Premieres on ESPN this Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. ET Featuring Profiles of Chiefs Running Back Jamaal Charles and Seahawks Cornerback Richard Sherman
Other upcoming profiles include Cam Newton, Gerald McCoy, Jason Witten, Max Scherzer, Randy Johnson, and Rob Ryan.

[09/29/14 - 01:53 PM]
"Ray Donovan" Ends Season Two with Highest Rated Episode and Total Night in Series History
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 28.

[09/29/14 - 01:53 PM]
"Chicago P.D." Sets a New Series Record of 11.1 Million Viewers in Live+3
NBC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 24.

[09/29/14 - 01:44 PM]
ESPN Tips Off the College Basketball Season with Midnight Madness Coverage
This is the ninth year ESPNU Midnight Madness has provided coverage of the annual college basketball tradition.

[09/29/14 - 01:38 PM]
CBS to Win Premiere Week for the Sixth Consecutive Year
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[09/29/14 - 01:21 PM]
New Performers Announced for "The 48th Annual CMA Awards" Airing Wednesday, November 5
Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town and The Band Perry will join previously announced performers Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban.

[09/29/14 - 01:17 PM]
"Chicago Fire," "Chicago P.D." and "Law & Order: SVU" Stories Converge with Three-Part Crossover to Air Nov. 11-12
The three series will share a storyline about a child pornography ring that stretches from Chicago to New York and will arc over three episodes.

[09/29/14 - 12:46 PM]
NBC's "The Biggest Loser" Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary in October and Over 33,000 Pounds Lost in Show's First 15 Seasons
Including the season 16 contestants on the current edition, "The Biggest Loser: Glory Days," the series has helped 310 contestants dramatically transform their health and their lives.

[09/29/14 - 12:31 PM]
ABC Family Picks Up Network's First Procedural Drama "Stitchers" and Second Season of "Young & Hungry"
The former follows a young woman recruited into a covert government agency to be "stitched" into the minds of the recently deceased using their memories to investigate murders and decipher mysteries that otherwise would have gone to the grave.

[09/29/14 - 12:09 PM]
CBS's "The Dovekeepers" Starts Production in Malta Today
The four-hour limited event series is based on Alice Hoffman's acclaimed historical novel about a group of extraordinary women whose lives intersect in a fight for survival at the siege of Masada.

[09/29/14 - 12:00 PM]
"Empire" Books Naomi Campbell for Recurring Role
She will play an alluring woman involved in a steamy affair with the much-younger potential heir to his father's throne, Hakeem (Bryshere Gray), over whom she exercises considerable influence.

[09/29/14 - 10:39 AM]
National Geographic Channel Ramps Up Daytime Schedule with Programming from Nat Geo WILD and National Geographic Channels International
"This is an opportunity for us to reinvigorate our daytime schedule while taking advantage of the brand's diverse and extensive inventory," said Brad Dancer.

[09/29/14 - 10:34 AM]
Live+3: ABC's Wednesday Line-Up Sees Big Playback Gains
ABC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 24.

[09/29/14 - 10:22 AM]
Live+3s: "Red Band" Holds 100% of Premiere Rating After 3 Days of Delayed Viewing
FOX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 24.