PBC coming to Fox Sports 1
- Updated: August 4, 2015
Today Fox Sports announced its partnership with Premiere Boxing Champions to appear on their airwaves.
The agreement is a multi-year deal that stretches into 2016 and is scheduled for a total of 21 ‘Toe to Toe Tuesdays’ events beginning on Tuesday September 8 at 6:00 PM.
Familiar boxing host Brian Kenny will spearhead the series.
“I’m so excited to be working on FOX Sports 1 on this new PBC series,” says Kenny.
“We’re looking forward to making boxing even more accessible to the fans, providing world class match-ups and putting the spotlight on fighters who deserve to be seen by both hardcore and mainstream fans. We will be real with the audience, show them respect and give them the landscape of the boxing world.”
“Toe to Toe Tuesdays” kicks off on FOX Sports 1 on Sept. 8, with an exciting super welterweight bout between former world champion Austin “No Doubt” Trout (29-2, 16 KOs) and Joey “Twinkle Fingers” Hernandez (24-3, 14 KOs). The co-main event features a junior featherweight bout between undefeated Jorge Lara (27-0-1, 19 KOs) and Puerto Rico’s Jesus Rojas (21-1, 15 KOs).
The following dates were also announced: Tuesday September 22 headlined by Julian ‘J-Rock’ Williams and Tuesday September 29 headlined by Jaiver Fortuna.
In the coming weeks, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes will announce more on-air personalities, along with upcoming show airdates and times.