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Showtime celebrates 30 years of boxing upsets this month: Holyfield-Tyson, Maidana-Broner & more

In continuation of the 30th anniversary year of Showtime Championship Boxing, the network will feature four of its most memorable “Upsets”. For the past three decades Showtime has been home to countless upsets—some of the most shocking each year. Whether it be SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING or, for the last 15 years, ShoBox: The New Generation, fighters often face their biggest challenges, their most fierce opponents.

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Victor Ortiz vs. Andre Berto fight week workout quotes & photos

Fight week kicked-off Wednesday afternoon with media workouts for the rematch between “Vicious” Victor Ortiz and Andre “The Beast” Berto that headlines Premier Boxing Champions on FOX on Saturday, April 30 from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The action begins at 8 p.m. ET and features a battle between light heavyweight sluggers Edwin “La Bomba” Rodriguez and Thomas “Top Dog” Williams Jr. plus unbeaten featherweight Jorge Lara taking on Fernando “Cucholito” Montiel.

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Victor Ortiz vs. Andre Berto: The first fight, the aftermath, the rematch & a prediction

This month marks the five year anniversary of the Welterweight title fight between the then champion Andre Berto, now (30-4, 23 KO’s) and Victor Ortiz, now (31-5-2, 24 KO’s) offered to the Mashuntucket, Connecticut crowd. The Ring magazine awarded the two pugilists with the 2011 “Fight of the Year.” After all this time, the two fighters are set to meet again, and in different ways, each man’s career is on the line.

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