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Premier Boxing Champions coverage continues on NBCSN this sat., Nov. 7

STAMFORD, Conn. – November 5, 2015 – Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) coverage continues this Saturday, November 7 live at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN, highlighted by a welterweight bout between Kevin Bizier (24-2, 16 KOs) and Fredrick Lawson (24-0, 20 KOs) from Miccosukee Resort and Gaming in Miami, Fla.

Coverage begins with a super lightweight clash between Walter Castillo (26-3, 19 KOs) and Keita Obara (15-1, 14 KOs). Kenny Rice calls the action alongside analysts “Sugar” Ray Leonard and B.J. Flores, with Todd Harris reporting from ring-side.

A LOOK AT THE MATCHUPS

31-year-old Kevin Bizier has fought exclusively on his home soil of Quebec, Canada and will be making his U.S. debut on Saturday. Bizier owns victories over Lanardo Tyner, Carlos Herrera and most recently, Fouad El Massoudi in April.

Born in Ghana but fighting out of Chicago, Fredrick Lawson is unbeaten since turning pro in 2011 and knocked out 19 of the first 20 opponents he faced. The 26-year-old racked up 21 wins fighting in Ghana before making his U.S. debut in March 2014. Since arriving in the U.S., Lawson has remained unbeaten with victories over Mohammed Kayongo, Ray Narh and Breidis Prescott.

The 27-year-old Walter Castillo, from Managua, Nicaragua, most recently stopped Ammeth Diaz in the third round of their July bout. Castillo faces Keita Obara, who delivered knockouts in 14 of his last 15 fights, all victories. The 28-year-old from Tokyo will be making his U.S. debut on Saturday and is looking for his third knockout victory of 2015.

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NBC Sports Group will present more than 50 hours of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) coverage in 2015, including cards on NBC and NBCSN, and NBCSN pre- and post-fight programming for NBC telecasts. The Premier Boxing Champions series is created for television by Haymon Boxing. The PBC on NBC will feature many of today’s brightest stars, in their most compelling matches.

NBC Sports Live Extra — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage on NBC and NBCSN via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store and Apple TV. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra.

–NBC SPORTS GROUP–




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