Canelo-Fielding and Classic Bouts To Screen on MSG



Canelo-Fielding and Classic Bouts To Screen on MSG

Starting today, MSG Networks will launch “Fight Week,” a full week of boxing programming featuring some of the most classic fights from over the last 35+ years.

As part of its week-long boxing coverage, MSG Networks will also air both episodes from the new DAZN two-part, all-access series, “40 Days,” which will take viewers behind-the-scenes of Canelo Alvarez’ training for his upcoming fight with Daniel Jacobs on May 4th.

During each episode, boxing fans will get an inside look into the fight prep and personal lives of both Canelo and Jacobs leading into their highly anticipated bout this weekend. Throughout the week, fans will also get to watch Canelo’s most recent fight and first-ever in New York, in which he defeated Rocky Fielding by a third-round knockout at Madison Square Garden in December.



8:00pm on Monday – “40 Days”: Canelo vs. Jacobs – Part 1

8:30pm on Monday – Canelo Alvarez vs. Rocky Fielding at MSG (12/15/18)

9:00pm on Monday – Eleider Alvarez vs. Isaac Chilemba (11/28/15)


Below is a list of some of the other iconic fights that will be airing throughout the week, which will feature legendary fighters such as Evander Holyfield, George Foreman, Riddick Bowe and more.

  • Lennox Lewis vs. Michael Grant – Madison Square Garde (4/29/00)
  • Riddick Bowe vs. Evander Holyfield III – Vegas (4/11/95)
  • Buddy McGirt vs. Pernell Whitaker – Madison Square Garden (3/6/93)
  • Evander Holyfield vs. Riddick Bowe I – Vegas (11/13/92)
  • Evander Holyfield vs. George Foreman – Atlantic City (4/19/91)
  • Hector Camacho vs. Ray ”Boom Boom” Mancini – Reno (3/6/89)
  • Alexis Arguello vs. Aaron Pryor II – Vegas (9/9/83)

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.