Showtime Weights: Benavidez vs Plant

03/25/2023 - No comments

SHOWTIME PPV® – Saturday, 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT from MGM Grand Garden Arena

WBC Super Middleweight Title (Interim) – 12 Rounds

David Benavídez – 166 ¾ lbs.

Caleb Plant – 167 ¼ lbs.

Referee: Kenny Bayless; Judges: Tim Cheatham (Nev.), Dave Moretti (Nev.), Steve Weisfeld (N.J.) 

Super Welterweight Bout – 10 Rounds

Jesús Ramos – 153 ¼ lbs.

Joey Spencer – 153 ¼ lbs.

Referee: Tony Weeks; Judges: Max DeLuca (Calif.), Patricia Morse Jarman (Nev.), David Sutherland (Okla.) 


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Lightweight Bout – 10 Rounds

Chris Colbert – 134 ½ lbs.

Jose Valenzuela – 134 lbs.

Referee: Celestino Ruiz; Judges: Glenn Feldman (Conn.), Lisa Giampa (Nev.), Don Trella (Conn.)

WBC Welterweight Title Eliminator – 12 Rounds

Cody Crowley – 145 ¼ lbs.

Abel Ramos – 146 lbs.

Referee: Robert Hoyle; Judges: Tim Cheatham (Nev.), Chris Migliore (Nev.), Steve Weisfeld (N.J.)


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Super Bantamweight Bout – 10 Rounds

Kevin Gonzalez – 121 ½ lbs.

Tim Tszyu vs Ocampo Sold Out!

José Sanmartin – 121 ½ lbs.

Referee: Allen Huggins; Judges: Max DeLuca (Calif.), Lisa Giampa (Nev.), David Sutherland (Okla.) 

Super Lightweight Bout – 10 Rounds

Orestes Velazquez – 142 lbs.

Marcelino Lopez – 141 ¾ lbs.

Referee: Tony Weeks; Judges: Patricia Morse Jarman (Nev.), Chris Migliore (Nev.), Don Trella (Conn.)

Veteran sportscaster Brian Custer will host the SHOWTIME PPV telecast while versatile combat sports voice Mauro Ranallo will handle blow-by-blow action alongside Hall of Fame analyst Al Bernstein and three-division world champion Abner Mares. Three Hall of Famers round out the telecast team – Emmy® award winning reporter Jim Gray, world-renowned ring announcer Jimmy Lennon, Jr., and boxing historian Steve Farhood as unofficial scorer. The executive producer is four-time Emmy award winner David Dinkins, Jr. with Bob Dunphy, son of Hall of Fame boxing announcer Don Dunphy, directing. Sportscaster Alejandro Luna will call the action in Spanish on Secondary Audio Programming (SAP) with former world champion and SHOBOX: The New Generation® commentator Raúl “El Diamante” Marquez serving as the expert analyst.

The SHOWTIME PPV COUNTDOWN show is hosted by award-winning MORNING KOMBAT live digital talk show hosts Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell, who also serves as an analyst alongside Marquez on SHOBOX.