Errol Spence Jr. vs. Yordenis Ugas Facts and Figures

Here’s some key info for next week’s welterweight title unification clash which will see the WBC and IBF world champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. and WBA world champion Yordenis Ugas headlines an explosive night of boxing on both SHOWTIME PPVs® and SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® Saturday, April 16 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas in a Premier Boxing Champions event.

SHOWTIME PPV STARTS AT 9 PM ET / 6 PT: Four-fight telecast features thrilling lightweight contender Isaac “Pitbull” Cruz take on the former veteran world champion Youriorkis Gamboa in the 10-round co-main event. The lineup also includes undefeated Jose Valenzuela fight the former world champion Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas in a 10-round lightweight bout, more undefeated Cody Crowley faces a veteran Josesito Lopez in a 10-round all-action welterweight duel that kicks off the telecast.

SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING AT 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT:Ahead of the Spence-Ugas SHOWTIME PPV telecast, welterweight titleholder Radzhab Butaev and top contender Eimantas Stanionis square off in a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING special airing live on SHOWTIME® and the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel. The two undefeated rising talents both have their eyes on a future world championship opportunity in the scorching 147-pound division. The TV show also features undefeated knockout artist and future star Brandun Lee taking on Zachary Ochoa in a super lightweight bout. Named Prospect of the Year by Ring Magazine in 2021, fan-friendly Lee is looking to extend his knockout streak to 16 fights in a row.

ON CALL : The most reliable and experienced team in combat sports will participate in the pay-per-view. Veteran Sports Facilitator Brian Custer will host the SHOWTIME PPV telecast while the versatile voice of combat sports Mauro Ranallo will handle the blow-by-blow action alongside the Hall of Fame analyst Al Bernstein and three-division world champion Abner Mares. Three Hall of Famers Round Out SHOWTIME Broadcast Crew – Emmy® award-winning journalist Jim Grayunofficial goalscorer Steve Farhood and world famous ring announcer Jimmy Lennon Jr. Former World Junior Middleweight Champion Raul “El Diamante” Marquez and sports facilitator Alejandro Luna will serve as expert Spanish analysts on Secondary Audio Programming (SAP). On the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast, Hall of Famer Barry Tompkinscall the action from the ring with a veteran combat sports reporterBrian Campbell and Marquez serving as expert analysts.

SPECIAL WEIGH-IN SHOW ON FRIDAY: A quartet of SHOWTIME Sports’ top talent will share their thoughts and views on Saturday’s fights at Friday’s weigh-in which will be streamed live via the SHOWTIME SPORTS YouTube page at youtube.com/c/SHOSports. MORNING KOMBAT Hosts Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell join the former world champion Raúl Marquez and ex-NBA super and ALL THE SMOKE podcast host Stephen Jackson to break up the fights.

HOW TO GET THE SHOWTIME PPV: The four-fight pay-per-view event is available for purchase and live streaming in the United States at SHOWTIME.com/ppv and through the SHOWTIME app. The event is also available on major cable, satellite and telecom providers across the United States for a suggested retail price of $74.99 (SRP). In Canada, viewers can access the event through traditional distributors as well as digitally on PlayStation and FITE.tv.

SHOWTIME FREE TRIAL OFFER: SHOWTIME will offer a 30-day free trial starting on the day of the big fight, April 16. Consumers can try SHOWTIME free for 30 days, then pay just $3.99 per month for the first four months. The offer is valid until May 17. Visit SHOWTIME.com for more information.

TICKETS: Tickets for the April 16 live event at AT&T Stadium, promoted by TGB Promotions and Man Down Promotions, are on sale now and can be purchased at SeatGeek.com, the official ticketing provider for AT&T Stadium.

ALL EMMY AWARD-WINNING ACCESS: Fans can now catch up ALL ACCESS: SPENCE VS. UGA Episode One, which is now available in its entirety on the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel. Click HERE to watch. Episode 2 aired on Saturday April 9. To watch it, click HERE. ALL ACCESS EPILOGUE premieres Saturday, April 23.

ALL ACCESS WINS ANOTHER EMMY NOMINATION: ALL ACCESS: CANELO VS. PLANT, which premiered in 2021 ahead of the Canelo vs Plant SHOWTIME PPV event, was nominated last week for the 2021 Sports EMMY for Outstanding Writing. The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony in May. Various editions of the ALL ACCESS series have been nominated 11 times over the years, winning five EMMY Awards so far.

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