FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS THIS SAT., JUNE 25, LIVE AT 11 PM ET FROM SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Justin DeLoach vs. Junior Castillo in Super Welterweight Bout
Darwin Price vs. Semajay Thomas in Super Lightweight Contest
Coverage Streamed Live on the NBC Sports app
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 23, 2016 – NBC Sports Group presents Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) this Saturday, June 25, live at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN, highlighted by a 10-round super welterweight bout between Justin DeLoach (14-1, 8 KOs) and unbeaten 2012 Olympian Junior Castillo (10-0, 9 KOs) from the Scottish Rite Auditorium in San Antonio, Texas.
NBCSN’s coverage also features unbeaten Ryan “Cowboy” Karl (11-0, 8 KOs) in an eight-round super lightweight contest against Mexico’s Luis “Muecas” Solis (14-6-4, 12 KOs), and a bout between two undefeated fighters when Darwin Price (12-0, 11 KOs) faces Semajay Thomas (7-0, 4 KOs) in an eight-round super lightweight contest.
Kenny Rice calls the action alongside analyst B.J. Flores.
A LOOK AT THE MATCHUPS
In his last bout, Justin DeLoach delivered a knockout over previously unbeaten Dillon Cook. The fighter from Augusta, Ga., turned pro in 2013 and won his first 10 fights. DeLoach faces 2012 Olympian Junior Castillo of the Dominican Republic, who recently defeated the previously unbeaten Kyrone Davis in eight rounds this past April.
An undefeated prospect representing Houston, Ryan Karl won six bouts in 2015, including a win over Alfonso Olvera in San Antonio. Luis Solis of Mexico will face off against Karl following a fifth-round knockout of Isidro Toala earlier this month.
Darwin Price took home four victories in 2015, including a win in his first eight-round bout. Price faces Semajay Thomas, who won his first six pro bouts, and recently defeated Farkhad Sharipov this past December.
The Premier Boxing Champions series is created for television by Haymon Boxing. The PBC on NBC features many of today’s brightest stars, in their most compelling matches.
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs – will stream Premier Boxing Champions coverage. The NBC Sports app, Powered by Playmaker Media, is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.
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