ITV ANNOUNCES FREE TO AIR COVERAGE OF PACQUIAO V BRONER
TWO WORLD TITLE FIGHTS TO BE SHOWN FREE TO AIR ON ITV4 THIS JANUARY
JANUARY 13 – Jose Uzcategui v Caleb Plant for the IBF Super Middleweight World Championship]
JANUARY 19 – Manny Pacquiao v Adrien Broner for the WBA World Welterweight Title
ITV has announced live coverage of two world title fights in January 2019 under its new deal with Haymon Sports Premier Boxing Champions [PBC].
The two major events to be shown, free to air, on ITV4 on consecutive weekends, are the first under the new deal announced last week between ITV and PBC.
Up first is on Sunday, January 13, is Jose Uzcategui defending his IBF Super Middleweight WorldChampionship against unbeaten top challenger Caleb Plant. Coverage will come live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
The following weekend, on 19 January, ITV4’s coverage will come live from Las Vegas where Manny Pacquiao will defend his WBA world welterweight title against Adrien Broner. The exclusive ITV4 coverage will also include the much-anticipated showdown between Badou Jack and Marcus Browne for the WBA Interim Light Heavyweight title.
In the first ITV4 event, undefeated Nashville-born Caleb Plant promises to present a serious test for Venezuelan Jose Uzcategui in the latter’s first title defence. The 27-year-old champion won his title with a ninth round TKO over Andre Dirrell inMarch, but 26-year-old Plant has not been beaten in 17 fights with 10knock-outs, becoming the number one contender with a unanimous decision win over Rogelio Medina.
Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner on Kodi for Free
Manny Pacquiao is all set to end this two-year hiatus and return to the ring early next year. The 41-year old eight-division champion will go against former four-division champion Andrien Broner. The Filipino boxing icon’s WBA welterweight title will be on the line.
Boxing fans will be almost immediately treated to the Pacquiao vs. Broner fight which takes place in the third week of January, so not long before that happens. The fight will be broadcasted on pay-per-view on Showtime network in the United States. But you can easily stream Pacquiao vs. Broner on Kodi if you reside outside of the United States.
Pacquiao vs. Broner on Kodi Date and Time
The Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner fight takes place in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The fight will be broadcasted live on Showtime network at 6 PM Pacific Time in the United States on 19th January 2019.