San Diego, CA (February 27. 2014)–On Saturday afternoon, Match 1st, Ricky Burns will make the 4th defense of the WBO Lightweight title when he takes on highly regarded and undefeated Terence Crawford in a 12-round bout at the Scottish Exhibition Center in Glasgow, Scotland.
Boxing fans across the United States can enjoy this world championship bout live via the PlayStation®3 system via the Sony Entertainment Network Live Events Viewer. The price is $9.95 for approximately three hours of world class boxing which includes the Burns – Crawford main event. PS3 viewers may subscribe early to the event.
“The world title fight showdown has the makings for Fight of the Year,”said AWE President Charles Herring. “I am pleased to have Sony and have the PS3 viewers able to enjoy this event. We are always looking for the best and unique ways to give fight fans the opportunity to enjoy these world class events.”
The event starts at 2pm eastern / 11 am pacific.
For 2012, AWE earned 2 of the 6 Boxing Writers Association of America nominations for “Fight of the Year” candidates, beating out all other networks except HBO which earned three. AWE also showcased live all 2012 David Price fights. In 2013 AWE has featured the stunning upsets of Tony Thompson over Price, bouts with Adonis Stevenson and Tony Bellew, who just fought each other for the Light Heavyweight championship; 2008 Olympic Gold Medal winner James DeGale and possibly the two most controversial bouts which saw Ricky Burns keep his Lightweight title against Ray Beltran as well as the debatable stoppage that saw Carl Froch retain his title against George Groves.
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