When HBO was putting on fights like Erik Morales vs. Marco Antonio Barrera, Arturo Gatti vs. Micky Ward, and David Tua vs. Ike Ibeabuchi, the premium cable network was easily the universally recognized champion of boxing on television.
London (25th July) TYSON Fury proved on Saturday night that he's not only the new star of World boxing after winning the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles but also a major ratings puller for Channel 5.
In a highly charged grudge match between unbeaten heavyweights, 6'9 Tyson Fury (14-0, 10 KOs) scored a twelve round unanimous decision over WBO #13 Dereck "Del Boy" Chisora (14-0, 9 KOs) on Saturday night at the Wembley Arena in London.
Over the course of four rounds WBA World Light Welterweight Champion Amir Khan (25-1, 17 KO) took the more experienced IBF Light Welterweight Champ Zab 'Super' Judah (41-6, 28 KO) to school.
Tonight at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada, WBA Junior Welterweight Champ Amir Khan faces off against his toughest opponent to date when he squares up against the IBF 140 pound Champion Zab Judah.
This Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino in Las Vegas, NV, WBA Junior Welterweight titleholder Amir Khan (25-1, 17 KOs) faces the current IBF Junior Middleweight Champ Zab Judah (41-6, 28 KOs) in a super unification bout within the 140 pound weight division.