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Pacquiao vs Broner: What Channel is The Fight On

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In just a few short weeks, Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner will be fighting in the ring Las Vegas, Nevada. It’s a premiere bout for so early in 2019 and if you’re not up-to-date on the details surrounding the bout, here’s a breakdown of some of the facts surrounding this big time event, including what channel is handling the broadcast.

Date: The date of the fight is January 19th and like most big time brawls, the actual day that it is on is a Saturday.

Place: The fight venue is the MGM Grand Garden Arena located on the Las Vegas strip right in the heart of the action. It was built in 1993 and has become one of the top venues for headline events in the city.

Time: 9 pm ET is the time set for the activities of the night to begin on January 19th.

Fights on the Card: There are a total of four fights taking place on the Pacquiao vs Broner Card. The fights included on the night, starting in order are:

  • The undercard between Jhak Tepora (22-0, 17 KOs) and Hugo Ruiz (36-4, 32 KOs). It’s a 12 round featherweight fight.
  • A 12 round WBC Bantamweight World Championship fight pits Rau’shee Warren (16-2, 4 KOs) against Nordine Oubaali (14-0, 11 KOs).
  • Badou Jack (22-1-3,13 KOs) will face off against Marcus Browne (22-0, 16 KOs) in a 12 round WBA interim light heavyweight title fight.
  • The Main Event 12 round fight between Pacquiao and Broner with Pacquiao defending his WBA (Regular) Welterweight belt.

The Main Event Fighters: On paper, Pacquiao is the favorite to win. He has a 60-7-2 record with 39 KOs, is ranked 4th in the welterweight class, and has experienced a revival in his career after getting his first stoppage victory this past summer when he beat Lucas Matthysse with a TKO in the 7th round. That’s the day he claimed the welterweight belt. Now on the opposite end of the spectrum is Broner who has experienced a lull in his boxing career. He lost his last fight by unanimous decision to Mikey Garcia in 2017 and now has a record of 33-3-1 with 29 KOs.

How to Tune In: The channel that is showing this fight is Showtime and it’s offering it via pay-per-view with some free airings of different fight festivities leading up to the main event on Saturday. The pay-per-view package is available for purchase through most cable providers like AT&T, Direct TV, and Spectrum.

Now that you know some facts surrounding this event, you don’t have to ask questions like what channel is the Pacquiao vs Broner live on TV or where it’s being held. You have the details so you ensure you don’t miss it.

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