In an explosive prime-time debut for the Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC series, dynamic 147-pound title contenders Keith “One Time” Thurman and Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero will square off in Las Vegas on March 7, 2015.
The telecast will begin at 9 p.m. ET on NBC, kicking off the first of 20 live broadcasts on NBC and NBC Sports Network in 2015.
The undefeated Thurman (24-0) is a knockout artist, having gained 21 of his wins by early stoppage.
In his last fight, the 26-year-old Clearwater, Florida, native won a 12-round unanimous decision over Italian star Leonard Bundu in Las Vegas on December 13, 2014.
Guerrero (32-2-1) is a former four-division world champion with victories over acclaimed fighters such as Andre Berto and Joel Casamayor.
The 31-year-old Gilroy, California, native also went the distance with 147-pound champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. in losing a 12-round unanimous decision in May 2013.
Guerrero engaged in one of the top fights of 2014, winning a 12-round unanimous decision over Japan’s Yoshihiro Kamegai in a brutal, bloody contest in Carson, California, on June 21.
Also on the inaugural PBC on NBC card is a co-headlining fight between former three-division champion Adrien Broner (29-1) and 140-pound title contender John Molina Jr. (27-5).