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CBS/Showtime To Televise Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley PPV

by Robert Littal | Posted on Friday, January 21st, 2011
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Here is an interesting fact.

Neither Pacquiao or Mosley have ever been on Showtime.  Been exclusively HBO for the majority of their careers.  I have only one request if Showtime is handling the fight.

GUS JOHNSON MUST CALL THE FIGHT!!!!!!!

Here are more details:

In a seismic shift in the boxing business landscape, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum closed a deal with Showtime and sister network CBS to handle the pay-per-view fight between pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao and Shane Mosley — instead of HBO — multiple sources told ESPN.com on Friday.

Pacquiao, boxing’s biggest star, defends his welterweight title against former champ Mosley on May 7 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Pacquiao (52-3-2, 38 KOs) and Mosley (46-6-1, 39 KOs) have never fought with Showtime’s involvement and both have fought all of their numerous significant fights on HBO or HBO PPV.

I will warm up the BSO Jet and head to Vegas to check it out and hopefully meet Gus.  I am sure it will have a difference feel without HBO, but sometimes different is better.

They may do a 24/7 style promotion for the fight on CBS and it appears they will be promoting it hard on network TV.

I can not confirm or deny if Floyd Mayweather will be in jail by then.

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