FOX PBC FIGHT NIGHT Features WBA Super Welterweight Title Fight Between Erislandy Lara and Ramon Alvarez
Former Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Lennox Lewis, Legendary Trainer Joe Goossen and Kenny Albert Call Fights Saturday on FOX
LOS ANGELES – Today, FOX Sports announces welterweight contender Josesito Lopez joins International Boxing Hall of Famer Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini and host Kate Abdo for FOX PBC FIGHT NIGHT: ERISLANDY LARA VS. RAMON ALVAREZ programming Thursday, Aug. 29 and Friday, Aug. 30.
Saturday’s FOX PBC FIGHT NIGHT on FOX and FOX Deportes is headlined by former world champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (25-3-3, 14 KOs) versus Ramon Alvarez (28-7-3, 16 KOs) for the WBA Super Welterweight title. Plus, super welterweights Sebastían “The Towering Inferno” Fundora (13-0, 9 KOs) and Jamontay “The Quiet Assassin” Clark (14-1, 7 KOs) battle in a 10-round attraction, while fast-rising Cuban heavyweight Frank Sánchez (12-0, 10 KOs) faces Puerto Rican Olympian Victor Bísbal (23-3, 17 KOs) in a 10-round heavyweight showdown.
Below is programming information, the weekend’s on-air broadcaster roster and fight card lineup:
FOX PBC FIGHT NIGHT WEIGH-IN
• Network: FS2, FOX Deportes
• Date/Time: Friday, Aug. 30 (1:30 PM ET)
• Studio Announcers: Host Kate Abdo, analysts Hall of Famer Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini and Josesito Lopez
• Weigh-in Announcer: Jimmy Lennon Jr.
• Reporter: Heidi Androl
FOX PBC FIGHT NIGHT: ERISLANDY LARA VS. RAMON ALVAREZ
• Network: FOX, FOX Deportes
• Date/Time: Saturday, Aug. 31 (8:00 PM ET)
• Announcers: Blow-by-blow announcer Kenny Albert, analysts former Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Lennox Lewis and legendary trainer Joe Goossen
• Reporter: Heidi Androl
• Ring Announcer: Jimmy Lennon Jr.
• Unofficial Scorer: Marcos Villegas
• FOX Deportes: Blow-by-blow announcer Adrian Garcia-Marquez, analysts Jaime Motta and Jessi Losada
FOX SPORTS PBC PROGRAMMING
• Digital: FOX Sports App, FOX Now, FOXSports.com
• SiriusXM: FOX Sports on SiriusXM channel 83
• Social: @PBConFOX, #PBConFOX
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