The Big Fight Live

Saturday, 23 May 2009, 7:30PM – 10:30PM

Jim Rosenthal presents live boxing from The Watford Colosseum as Darren Barker defends his Commonwealth Middleweight title against Darren McDermott. The fight also doubles up as an official eliminator for Matthew Macklin’s British title. Heavyweight sensation Tyson Fury’s sixth pro fight also features.

Jim is joined by Britain’s only current world champ Carl Froch, along with Barry McGuigan, Duke Mckenzie and John Rawling.

Saturday, 13 December 2008, 8:40PM – 11:40PM on ITV4

Jim Rosenthal presents live boxing from Brentwood in Essex including Darren Barker’s fight against Jason McKay from Northern Ireland to defend his Commonwealth Middleweight title.

The evening will also feature the fight for the vacant British Super Middleweight title between Brian Magee and Steven McGuire.

Commentary comes from John Rawling and Duke McKenzie.

Saturday, 6 December 2008, 10:45PM – 11:45PM on iTV1

Jim Rosenthal introduces live coverage from the Trent FM Arena in Nottingham of Carl Froch’s WBC super-middleweight title fight against Canadian Jean Pascal. Both men go into the fight unbeaten.

While Pascal, a big ice hockey fan, may be more knowledgeable on the sport usually played in the venue (the arena is based inside the National Ice Centre), Froch will be fighting in front of his home crowd and fans of the Nottingham Panthers ice hockey team are more likely to lend The Cobra their support.

Jim is joined ringside by Barry McGuigan. Commentary comes from John Rawling and Duke McKenzie, with reports from Gabriel Clarke.

Saturday, 6 December 2008, 8:45PM – 10:45PM on ITV4

Jim Rosenthal introduces live boxing from the Trent FM Arena in Nottingham.

This evening’s show includes the British welterweight title eliminator between John O’Donnell and Young Mutley, and the English Light-heavyweight title fight between Danny McKintosh and Rod Anderton. Jim will also look ahead to the main event of the evening – Carl Froch’s WBC super-middleweight title fight against Canadian Jean Pascal.

Jim is joined ringside by Barry McGuigan. Commentary comes from John Rawling and Duke McKenzie, with reports from Gabriel Clarke.

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