SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on SHOWTIME
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WBC Super Welterweight Title Eliminator Bout – 12 Rounds
Erickson Lubin – 153 ¾ lbs.
Terrell Gausha – 153 lbs.
Referee: Michael Ortega (East Haven, Conn.); Judges: Don Ackerman (West Oneida, N.Y.), Tom Schreck (Albany, N.Y.), John McKaie (Flushing, N.Y.)
Featherweight Bout – 10 Rounds
Tugstsogt Nyambayar – 125 ½ lbs.
Cobia Breedy – 125 ½ lbs.
Referee: Dan Schiavone (Wethersfield, Conn.); Judges: Steve Weisfeld (River Vale, N.J.), Don Trella (Noank, Conn.), Glenn Feldman (Avon, Conn.)
Welterweight Bout – 10 Rounds
Jaron Ennis – 146 lbs.
Juan Carlos Abreu – 150 ¼ lbs.*
*Note: Abreu failed to make the contracted weight of 147 pounds in two attempts. The fighters have agreed to a higher weight and the bout will proceed as scheduled.
Referee: John Callas (West Hartford, Conn.); Judges: Don Trella (Noank, Conn.), Steve Weisfeld (River Vale, N.J.), John McKaie (Flushing, N.Y.)
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An industry leading production team and announce crew will deliver all the sights, sounds and drama from Mohegan Sun Arena Saturday night. Veteran broadcaster Brian Custer will host the telecast, versatile combat sports voice Mauro Ranallo will call the action ringside alongside Hall of Fame analyst Al Bernstein and three-division world champion and Olympian Abner Mares will provide expert analysis. Two Hall of Famers round out the SHOWTIME telecast team – unofficial ringside scorer Steve Farhood and world-renowned ring announcer Jimmy Lennon Jr. The Executive Producer is David Dinkins, Jr. and the Director was Bob Dunphy. Former world champion Raúl Marquez and Alejandro Luna will serve as expert analysts in Spanish on Secondary Audio Programming (SAP).
Saturday’s fights are presented by Premier Boxing Champions and promoted by TGB Promotions. The Ennis vs. Abreu bout is promoted in association with D & D Boxing.
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