Winner of the Jan. 19 welterweight title showdown on Showtime PPV will have serious clout in the stacked 147-pound division.
Manny Pacquiao returns to the U.S. to defend his welterweight title vs Adrien Broner Jan. 19 on Showtime PPV
Boxing's only eight-division world champion Pacquiao ends his two-year hiatus from a U.S. boxing ring when he returns to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas to face the former four-division world titleholder Broner.
Champions Shawn Porter, Errol Spence Jr. and Keith Thurman, former titleholders Andre Berto, Adrien Broner, Luis Collazo and Danny Garcia, top 147-pound contenders Jamal James and Yordenis Ugas and unified lightweight champion Mikey Garcia all discuss their eagerness to face one another for welterweight glory.
Neither former world champ was able to add a win to their resume, but a highly-competitive showing on Showtime leaves both fighters with plenty of options.
Jermall Charlo claims WBC's interim 160-pound title with KO of Hugo Centeno Jr., and Gervonta Davis becomes a two-time champion with TKO victory over Jesus Cuellar.
Pair of former world champions agree that Saturday night's showdown on Showtime is a must-win affair for each of them.
This week on PBC Jabs, new trainer for Adrien Broner and Gervonta Davis, Kevin Cunningham, checks in to explain why he believes Jessie Vargas will be no problem for "The Problem" on April 21st.
The four-division world champion switched up his recent training camp—moving to Florida to work with Kevin Cunningham and former 130-pound titleholder Gervonta Davis in preparation for Saturday night's Showtime-televised main event against former welterweight champ Jessie Vargas.