SHOWTIME Championship Boxing’s SHO REPORT for June

SHOWTIME Championship Boxing’s SHO REPORT for June

Later this month, SHOWTIME Championship Boxing will air another highly anticipated title bout, this time between lightweight strap holders Mikey Garcia (38-0, 30 KOs) and Robert Easter, Jr. (21-0, 14 KOs) in an all-action unification showdown. Easter holds the IBF lightweight title and is ranked 3rd in the division by Ring Magazine. Garcia is the WBC Lightweight title holder and Ring Magazine’s fourth-ranked pound-for-pound champion. Both men hope to consolidate the divisional belts, with their face-off at Staples Center the first step toward the coveted status as ‘undisputed’ king of the lightweight division.  

Below, SHOWTIME’s Barry Tompkins reviews June’s major highlights in a new edition of the SHO REPORT. The report includes the carnivalesque return of Tyson Fury, the whipsawing back-and-forth action of the Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares rematch in last month’s “Battle for LA,” as well as a brief preview of Garcia vs. Easter. Enjoy.

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