PBC COUNTDOWN Premieres on FOX Sunday Previewing Much-Anticipated Pay-Per-View Battle
PBC FIGHT CAMP, Part Two of a Four-Part Series Featuring Spence Jr. and Garcia, Continues Sunday on FOX
LOS ANGELES – Today, FOX Sports announces additional programming to promote the highly anticipated FOX Sports Premier Boxing Champions Pay-Per-View headlined by Errol Spence Jr. vs. Mikey Garcia, including the premiere of the second episode of PBC FIGHT CAMP: ERROL SPENCE JR. VS. MIKEY GARCIA on Sunday, March 3 (1:30 PM ET), immediately followed by the premiere of the one-hour FOX SPORTS PBC COUNTDOWN: ERROL SPENCE JR. VS. MIKEY GARCIA at 2:00 PM ET.
“As we head toward this incredible title fight between these two undefeated champions, the PBC COUNTDOWN and PBC FIGHT CAMP programs provide unprecedented access to both Errol and Mikey and highlight what it really takes to be at the elite level in the sport of boxing,” said Charlie Dixon, Executive Vice President of Content, FOX Sports. “Viewers will see the training, dedication and mental fortitude these warriors must possess leading up to the biggest moment of their respective careers.”
PBC FIGHT CAMP: ERROL SPENCE JR. VS. MIKEY GARCIA is a four-part documentary series that takes the audience inside the professional and personal lives of these two champions. Part two features their final face-to-face meeting at AT&T Stadium before they meet up on fight week. It’s deeper in camp and both fighters endure their rigorous training regimens.
Garcia is joined at his California camp by his three children and gets a visit from former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. In Texas, Spence Jr. spends time with his mother and father, the two most influential people in his life as he continues to prepare for the March 16 matchup. The series is produced by Five Films, the multi-Emmy Award winning production company founded by Scott Boggins and Craig Jenest that established the popular “athlete-follow” and “team-follow” formats in sports television.
In the one-hour FOX SPORTS PBC COUNTDOWN: ERROL SPENCE JR. VS. MIKEY GARCIA, both boxers take a look-back at some of the biggest fights they’ve had that led them to this pivotal battle. Building the anticipation for the fight, PBC FIGHT CAMP: ERROL SPENCE JR. VS. MIKEY GARCIA Part 3 airs on FOX Sunday, March 10 at 1:30 PM ET.
Then on Saturday, March 16 (9:00 PM ET), Spence Jr. (24-0, 21 KOs) defends his IBF Welterweight title against undefeated four-division champion Garcia (39-0, 30 KOs) in a highly anticipated and historic showdown for pound-for-pound supremacy that headlines the FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View live from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The four-fight pay-per-view card also features unbeaten former super middleweight world champion David Benavidez taking on veteran contender J’Leon Love in a 10-round showdown, undefeated former 118-pound champion Luis Nery battling former champion McJoe Arroyo in a 10-round attraction and fan-favorite Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola facing unbeaten Jean Pierre Augustin for 10-rounds of action.
Viewers can live stream the PBC shows on the FOX Sports app, through the FOX, FS1, FS2 and FOX Deportes streams. The shows are available on desktop at FOXSports.com and through the app store or on connected devices including Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, Xbox One and Roku. In addition, all programs are available on FOX Sports on SiriusXM channel 83 on satellite radios and on the SiriusXM app.
Leading up to the fights, PBC fighters offer unique, behind-the-scenes clips on the FOX PBC social pages. Follow @PBConFOX on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for all updates throughout the fights.
About FOX Sports
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing 21st Century Fox’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Broadcasting Company; FS1, FS2; FOX Sports Regional Networks, their affiliated regional web sites and national programming; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes and FOX College Sports. FOX Sports also encompasses FOX Sports Digital, which includes FOXSports.com, FOX Sports App and FOX Sports GO. Also included in the Group are FOX’s interests in joint-venture businesses Big Ten Network and BTN 2Go, as well as a licensing agreement that establish the FOX Sports Radio Network.
About Five Films
Critically acclaimed, cinematic, authentic, compelling, smart – Five Films creates all-access, character-driven content. The multi-Emmy award-winning production company founded by Scott Boggins and Craig Jenest established the popular “athlete-follow” and “team-follow” formats in sports television. Five Films remains at the forefront of that format and continues to develop all-access programming in other genres, producing a diverse range of premium content that spans from episodic series (The Circus, The Boardroom, Chain of Command) to documentaries (Being Liverpool, Rise as One, and HBO’s 24/7).
About Premier Boxing Champions
The Premier Boxing Champions series was created and is produced by Haymon Sports, LLC. It features the most accomplished and decorated array of international professional boxing talent across the most popular weight divisions.