Boxing on MSG, TONIGHT!



Boxing on MSG, TONIGHT!

Beginning tonight at 9:00 p.m. boxing returns to MSG Network when MSG Fight Night kicks off five straight Fridays of boxing programming with Buddy McGirt vs. Pernell Whitaker from Madison Square Garden. The 1993 welterweight title fight featured what most believed were the two best pound for pound boxers in the world. Whitaker won the title by beating McGirt by unanimous decision to become the WBC Welterweight Champion.

MSG Fight Night will run every Friday from August 5th through September 2nd with other fights including Evander Holyfield vs. George Foreman, Mike McCallum vs. Jose Vallejo, Riddick Bowe vs. Michael Dokes, Hector Camacho vs. Rafael Williams, Iran Barkley vs. Darrin Van Horn and Tomasz Adamek vs. Steve Cunningham.

Founder/editor Michael Woods got addicted to boxing in 1990, when Buster Douglas shocked the world with his demolition of the then-impregnable Mike Tyson. The Brooklyn-based journalist has covered the sport since for ESPN The Magazine,, Bad Left Hook and RING. His journalism career started with NY Newsday in 1999. Michael Woods is also an accomplished blow by blow and color man, having done work for Top Rank, DiBella Entertainment, EPIX, and for Facebook Fightnight Live, since 2017.