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[VIDEO] SHOBOX ALUMS LOOK BACK ON THE EXPERIENCES THAT HELPED MAKE THEM WORLD CHAMPIONS

By Press Release | July 23, 2014

They came in various sizes and from different backgrounds.  Some were accomplished amateurs and well known; others weren't.  Yet all would become household names in boxing, talented, respected world champions.

Some of the most successful boxers in ShoBox: The New Generation history say they owe their respective professional success in large part to ShoBox, the popular and critically acclaimed 13-year-old SHOWTIME® boxing series that celebrates its landmark 200th telecast with a quadrupleheader this Friday, July 25, live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast). 

Visit The Boxing Blog to hear from a handful of the 54 ShoBox alumni who moved on to become world champions and watch for yourself as they reflect on the positive, learning experience they gained from fighting on the prospect developmental series. 

And check out www.ShoBox200.com to see features on some of the most successful fighters to graduate from the series – Timothy Bradley, Robert Guerrero, Ricky Hatton, Erislandy Lara, Paulie Malignaggi, Lamont Peterson, Shawn Porter and Andre Ward.

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About ShoBox: The New Generation

Since its inception in July 2001, the critically acclaimed SHOWTIME boxing series, ShoBox: The New Generation has featured young talent matched tough. The ShoBox philosophy is to televise exciting, crowd-pleasing and competitive matches while providing a proving ground for willing prospects determined to fight for a world title. Some of the growing list of the 54 fighters who have appeared on ShoBox and advanced to garner world titles includes: Andre Ward, Erislandy Lara, Shawn Porter, Lamont Peterson, Guillermo Rigondeaux, Omar Figueroa, Nonito Donaire, Devon Alexander, Carl Froch, Robert Guerrero, Timothy Bradley, Jessie Vargas, Juan Manuel Lopez, Chad Dawson, Paulie Malignaggi, Ricky Hatton, Kelly Pavlik, Paul Williams and more.

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