TSN takes fans ringside with a special presentation of HBO Championship Boxing on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 9:45 p.m. ET featuring the September 13 super welterweight title fight between ‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley and ‘The Golden Boy’ Oscar De La Hoya.
This is the first time the 12-round slugfest will be broadcast on a non pay-per-view basis in Canada.
With the WBC and WBA 154-pound titles up for grabs, both fighters went the distance for the second consecutive fight – with a final unanimous decision sparking outrage and rumours of a possible investigation.
Mired in controversy, Mosley vs. De La Hoya II was a rematch of Mosley’s stunning split decision victory over De La Hoya in June of 2000.
TSN’s presentation of Mosley vs. De La Hoya follows an encore broadcast of Tuesday Night Fights featuring the 10-round junior middleweight bout between Tokunbo Olajide and Emil Baku at 8 p.m. ET. Directly following Mosley vs. De La Hoya, TSN will broadcast live coverage of World Championship Boxing as IBF heavyweight champion Chris Byrd defends his title against Fres Oquendo.