Month: October 2019

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Former World Champion Jarrett Hurd Joins Ray Mancini and Ray Flores to Call FS1 PBC Fight Night: Brian Carlos Castano vs. Wale Omotoso Saturday

PRELIMS Begin Saturday on FS2 and FOX Deportes at 9:00 PM ET, Main Card continues on FS1 and FOX Deportes at 10:30 PM ET

Watch A Preview of PBC COUNTDOWN: BRIAN CASTANO VS. WALE OMOTOSO

LOS ANGELES – Today, FOX Sports announces former unified super welterweight champion Jarrett Hurd joins International Boxing Hall of Famer Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini and host Ray Flores to call FS1 PBC FIGHT NIGHT: BRIAN CARLOS CASTAÑO VS. WALE OMOTOSO on Saturday, Nov. 2 (10:30 PM ET) live from MGM National Harbor in Maryland. In addition, Jordan Plant serves as reporter, while Boxing Hall of Famer Larry Hazzard Sr. works as the Unofficial Scorer. The same crew works the PBC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIMS on FS2. On FOX Deportes, Jaime Motta and Alejandro Luna call the fights in Spanish.

Undefeated former champion Brian Carlos Castaño (15-0-1, 11 KOs) battles exciting veteran contender Wale “Lucky Boy” Omotoso (28-4, 22 KOs) in a 10-round super welterweight showdown that headlines FS1 PBC FIGHT NIGHT and on FOX Deportes. Plus, former world champions Javier “El Abejón” Fortuna and Jesús Andrés Cuellar collide in a 10-round super featherweight showdown in the co-feature.

Below is programming information, the week’s on-air broadcaster roster and fight card lineup:

FOX SPORTS PBC FIGHT NIGHT
Announcers: Jarrett Hurd, Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini, Ray Flores
Reporter: Jordan Plant
Unofficial Scorer: Larry Hazzard Sr.
FOX Deportes: Jaime Motta and Alejandro Luna
Digital: FOX Sports App, FOX Now, FOXSports.com
SiriusXM: FOX Sports on SiriusXM channel 83
Social: @PBConFOX, #PBConFS1

FS1 PBC COUNTDOWN: BRIAN CARLOS CASTAÑO VS. WALE OMOTOSO
Network: FS1
Date/Time: Monday, Oct. 28 (7:00 PM ET)

FS2 PBC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIMS
Network: FS2, FOX Deportes
Date/Time: Saturday, Nov. 2 (9:00 PM ET)
Bouts:
Anthony Velázquez (7-0, 7 KOs) vs. Michael Crain (3-3, 1 KO) – 8 Rounds – Welterweight
Gary Antuanne Russell (11-0, 11 KOs) vs. Juan Huertas (14-2-1, 10 KOs) – 10 Rounds – Super Lightweight

FS1 PBC FIGHT NIGHT: BRIAN CARLOS CASTAÑO VS. WALE OMOTOSO
Network: FS1, FOX Deportes
Date/Time: Saturday, Nov. 2 (10:30 PM ET)
Bouts:
Ryan Karl (17-2, 11 KOs) vs. Bergman Aguilar (15-5-1, 5 KOs) – 10 Rounds – Welterweight
David Morrell Jr. (1-0, 1 KO) vs. Quinton Rankin (15-6-2, 12 KOs) – 8 Rounds – Light Heavyweight
Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna (34-2-1, 23 KOs) vs. Jesus Andres Cuellar (29-3, 22 KOs) – 10 Rounds – Lightweight
Brian Carlos Castaño (15-0-1, 11 KOs) vs. Wale Omotoso (28-4, 22 KOs) – 10 / 12 Rounds – Super Welterweight

–FOX SPORTS–

About FOX Sports
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing Fox Corporation’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, the business has 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 arm of the FOX Network as well as FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine, jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture businesses Big Ten Network and BTN 2Go, as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.

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2019 World Series Delivers FOX Three Nights of Primetime Victories

Another #WorldSeries game, another primetime win! ☝️

Last night’s battle projects to be the network’s best performance for a Friday night since 2018’s historic World Series Game 3.

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SUPER BOWL STORIES: ROAD TO MIAMI Kicks Off FOX Sports 100-Day Countdown to Super Bowl LIV

FOX Sports NFL Analyst Rob Gronkowski Kicks Off New Video Series With an Intimate Look at His Favorite Super Bowl Moment

LOS ANGELES – To commemorate the 100-day countdown to Super Bowl LIV today, FOX Sports launches a new weekly video series, SUPER BOWL STORIES: ROAD TO MIAMI, that takes viewers down memory lane through the lens of the network’s personalities as they recount their favorite Super Bowl moments. The video series will be available across the FOX Sports and FOX Deportes digital and social media platforms.

SUPER BOWL STORIES: ROAD TO MIAMI kicks off with three-time Super Bowl champion Rob Gronkowski as he reveals intimate details from his Super Bowl XLIX experience, a journey in which he helped the New England Patriots win their fourth title by defeating the Seattle Seahawks in one of the closest games in Super Bowl history.

“My favorite Super Bowl moment was winning Super Bowl XLIX,” said Gronkowski. “It was unforgettable, and the whole experience was unbelievable.”

Additional highlights to come include Pro Football Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw’s unforgettable experience playing in Super Bowl 9, Super Bowl champion Howie Long’s emotional roller coaster watching his son Chris Long play in Super Bowl LI, and Michael Vick discovering his passion for the game after watching Joe Montana and Jerry Rice in Super Bowl XXIII.

FOX Sports Super Bowl LIV presentation is live from Miami on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020.

 

–FOX SPORTS–

About FOX Sports
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing Fox Corporation’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, the business has 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 arm of the FOX Network as well as FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine, jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture businesses Big Ten Network and BTN 2Go, as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.

LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 28: (L-R) Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz during a Los Angeles press conference for the November 23, 2019 Fox Sports PBC Pay-Per-View fight night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Fox Sports/PictureGroup)

FOX Sports and PBC Offer Heavyweight Programming Lineup Previewing Wilder vs. Ortiz

PBC FIGHT CAMP Premieres Sunday, Oct. 27 on FOX
Watch A Sneak Peek of PBC FIGHT CAMP

LOS ANGELES – Today, FOX Sports announces a heavyweight programming lineup in advance of the highly anticipated FOX Sports Premier Boxing Champions Pay-Per-View headlined by WBC World Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder defending his heavyweight title in a rematch against once-beaten Cuban slugger Luis “King Kong” Ortiz.

With a first look into the fighter’s preparation for their upcoming battle, PBC FIGHT CAMP: DEONTAY WILDER VS. LUIS ORTIZ (Part 1) debuts on Sunday, Oct. 27 (Pre/Post NFL – check local listings). The next week sees the premiere of the half-hour PBC FACE TO FACE: DEONTAY WILDER VS. LUIS ORTIZ on Saturday, Nov. 2 (11:30 PM ET / 11:00 PM PT), followed by PBC FIGHT CAMP: DEONTAY WILDER VS. LUIS ORTIZ (Part 2) at midnight ET / 11:30 PM PT.

“The heavyweight division has garnered more and more interest from fans of boxing and Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz have a lot to do with that,” said Charlie Dixon, Executive Vice President of Content, FOX Sports. “FOX Sports’ cameras are following the longest reigning heavyweight world champion Wilder and his tough Cuban challenger Ortiz for PBC FIGHT CAMP and PBC COUNTDOWN as they prepare for this monumental night and can’t-miss pay-per-view event.”

The co-feature of the FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View on Saturday, Nov. 23 pits three-division champion Leo Santa Cruz against Miguel Flores for the WBA Super Featherweight Championship. There will be PBC COUNTDOWN for these fighters on FOX on Saturday, Nov. 16 (12:00 AM ET) and a special look at Santa Cruz called TOE-TO-TOE WITH LEO SANTA CRUZ on FS1 on Sunday, Nov. 10 (9:00 PM ET).

The PBC FIGHT CAMP and PBC COUNTDOWN series are 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.

Below is programming information leading up to the FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View:

PBC FIGHT CAMP: DEONTAY WILDER VS. LUIS ORTIZ (Part 1)
• Network: FOX
• Date/Time: Sunday, Oct. 27 (Pre/Post NFL)

PBC FACE TO FACE: DEONTAY WILDER VS. LUIS ORTIZ
• Network: FOX
• Date/Time: Saturday, Nov. 2 (11:30 PM ET / 11:00 PM PT)

PBC FIGHT CAMP: DEONTAY WILDER VS. LUIS ORTIZ (Part 2)
• Network: FOX
• Date/Time: Saturday, Nov. 2 (12:00 AM ET / 11:30 PM PT)

INSIDE PBC BOXING
• Network: FS1
• Date/Time: Wednesday, Nov. 6 (12:00 AM ET)

PBC COUNTDOWN: DEONTAY WILDER VS. LUIS ORTIZ
• Network: FOX
• Date/Time: Saturday, Nov. 9 (11:30 PM ET / 11:00 PM PT)

TOE-TO-TOE WITH LEO SANTA CRUZ
• Network: FS1
• Date/Time: Sunday, Nov. 10 (9:00 PM ET)

PBC FIGHT CAMP: DEONTAY WILDER VS. LUIS ORTIZ (Part 3)
• Network: FOX
• Date/Time: Saturday, Nov. 16 (11:30 PM ET / 11:00 PM PT)

PBC COUNTDOWN: LEO SANTA CRUZ VS. MIGUEL FLORES
• Network: FOX
• Date/Time: Saturday, Nov. 16 (12:00 AM ET / 11:30 PM PT)

PBC FIGHT CAMP: DEONTAY WILDER VS. LUIS ORTIZ (Part 4)
• Network: FOX
• Date/Time: Sunday, Nov. 17 (Pre/Post NFL)

INSIDE PBC BOXING
• Network: FOX
• Date/Time: Sunday, Nov. 17 (Pre/Post NFL)

Viewers can live stream the PBC shows on the FOX Sports and FOX NOW apps or at FOXSports.com.

–FOX SPORTS–

About FOX Sports
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’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, the business has 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 Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios, which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture businesses Big Ten Network and BTN 2Go, as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.

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.