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After a lull, Showtime Boxing will be back in the game in late 2013

By Karl Freitag

After hitting it out of the park with the Mayweather-Alvarez pay-per-view on September 14th, Showtime Boxing has largely conceded the prime boxing months of October and November to rival HBO, which is currently on a sensational run of ten boxing telecasts in eleven weeks. Showtime, on the other hand, is in the midst of a nine week dry spell with only one announced boxing telecast (Bernard Hopkins vs. Karo Murat on October 26). The CBS-owned premium network will, however, finally awaken from their slumber to close the year strong with three straight shows beginning November 30, with at least two of those telecasts going head-to-head with HBO.

The lineup:

November 30 – Showtime
Devon Alexander vs. Shawn Porter
Leo Santa Cruz vs. Cesar Seda
Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas

December 7 – Showtime
Zab Judah vs. Paulie Malignaggi
Erislandy Lara vs. Austin Trout
Sakio Bika vs. Anthony Dirrell
Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York

December 14 – Showtime PPV
Adrien Broner vs. Marcos Maidana
Carlos Molina vs. Victor Ortiz
Keith Thurman vs. Jesus Soto Karass
Alfredo Angulo vs. Jorge Melendez
MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas

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