Showtime Sports announced today the price and programming lineup for the first-of-its-kind pay-per-view doubleheader on Saturday, September 26th, featuring two fight cards each headlined by one of the Charlo twins in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions. The Showtime event, "Charlo Doubleheader", is available for purchase at a suggested retail price (SRP) of $74.95 and includes six fights.
Charlo Doubleheader, which begins at a special time of 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, can be purchased for live streaming and via cable and satellite pay-per-view providers. Viewers can purchase the it in the Showtime app on Apple tvOS and iOS devices, FireTV, Android Mobile, Android TV, Chromecast, Xbox One and contemporary Roku players and Roku TVs. The event is also available for purchase online at Showtime.com and through cable and satellite pay-per-view distributors.
The first card will be headlined by undefeated WBC regular middle champion Jermall Charlo defending his title against Sergiy Derevyanchenko. WBA regular 122-pound champion Brandon Figueroa will against Damien Vázquez in the co-feature, while WBO bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero faces off against Duke Micah in the pay-per-view opener. Following the main event and a 30-minute intermission, the second three-fight card headlined by WBC 154-pound champion Jermell Charlo facing WBA/IBF 154-pound champion Jeison Rosario will begin. Luis Nery will battle Aaron Alameda for the vacant WBC 122-pound championship in the co-feature, while former unified WBA 122-pound champion Danny Román faces former title holder Juan Carlos Payano in a WBC 122-pound eliminator bout to open the second three-fight card of the pay-per-view.
The announce team for the Showtime PPV telecast is comprised of the most experienced and decorated boxing team on television. Veteran sportscaster Brian Custer is the host. Versatile combat sports voice Mauro Ranallo handles blow-by-blow action alongside Hall of Fame analyst Al Bernstein and four-time world champion Abner Mares. Two Hall of Famers round out the telecast team: boxing historian Steve Farhood as unofficial scorer, and world-renowned ring announcer Jimmy Lennon Jr.
The executive producer of the Showtime PPV telecast is four-time Emmy award winner David Dinkins, Jr. The director is Bob Dunphy, son of legendary Hall of Famer Don Dunphy. The pair has been guiding Showtime Sports' flagship series since its inception in 1986 and has produced the three highest-grossing pay-per-view events of all time (Mayweather-Pacquiao, Mayweather-McGregor, Mayweather-Canelo).