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Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN Presented by Corona Extra Live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes


Summer Series Starts Start Saturday, June 4 at 11 p.m. ET at Montreal’s Bell Centre with Two Main Events


Undefeated Artur Beterbiev against Light Heavyweight Contender Ezequiel Maderna

Unbeaten Rising Welterweight Contenders Bryant Perrella versus David Grayton

The summer series of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN (PBC on ESPN) presented by Corona Extra debuts this Saturday, June 4 at 11 p.m. ET live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes with the Russian Olympian and undefeated knockout artist Artur Beterbiev (9-0, 9 KOs) returning to take on light heavyweight contender and veteran Argentine Olympian Ezequiel Maderna (23-2, 15 KOs) in the main event.

The co-main event features a pair of undefeated rising contenders enter the ring as Florida’s Bryant Perrella (13-0, 12 KOs) squares-off against Washington, D.C.’s David Grayton (14-0, 10 KOs) in a 10-round welterweight bout.

PBC on ESPN returns for the first of seven fight nights between June 4 and August 12 that will feature exciting and competitive battles.

ESPN Deportes will present Spanish-language coverage of the event as part of its Noche de Combates series and live coverage on WatchESPN will also be available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox 360 and Xbox One via an affiliated video provider. The event will also air on ESPN International networks in Latin America, Brazil, the Caribbean and the Pacific Rim.

Host Marysol Castro, blow-by-blow commentators Teddy Atlas and Joe Tessitore, and reporter Bernardo Osuna comprise ESPN’s commentary team. In addition, Hall of Fame boxing writer and ESPN boxing contributor Nigel Collins will provide social media content, insight and analysis on and @espn.
On ESPN Deportes, Pablo Viruega and Delvin Rodríguez will call the fights, while Leopoldo González and Claudia Trejos will host.

Additional Highlights:

Interview with Shawn Porter talking about his upcoming fight with Keith Thurman

Dan Rafael will provide a preview feature and Nigel Collins a post-fight feature.’s boxing program “Making the Rounds” will also preview the fight.


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