WHAT: SHOWTIME Sports delivers a day in the life of training camp with undefeated 154-pound contender Erickson Lubin as he prepares to challenge WBC Super Welterweight World Champion Jermell Charlo this Saturday, Oct. 14 live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT)
The 22-year-old will attempt to become the second-youngest reigning titlist in all of boxing as he faces the toughest test of his career in the Premier Boxing Champions event from Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
“I’m younger, I’m fresher, I’m ready,” Lubin says in the seven-minute video. “I’m on fire right now, and I won’t let Jermell Charlo take out my flame.”
The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader features three world title fights in one of boxing’s deepest weight classes, an unofficial tournament that could help pave the way for an undisputed king of the 154-pound division.
In the main event, Erislandy Lara defends his WBA crown against undefeated Terrell Gausha. Coverage on SHOWTIME begins live at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT as IBF titleholder Jarrett Hurd makes the first defense of his belt against former world champion Austin Trout.
Tickets to the event are on sale now and start at $50 (not including applicable fees). Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com, barclayscenter.com or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center. Group discounts are available by calling 844-BKLYN-GP.
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