LOS ANGELES –Boxing Hall of Fame member Erik “El Terrible” Morales and renowned boxing trainer and former world champion Robert Garcia join FOX Deportes’ talent roster as boxing analysts for Premier Boxing Champions (PBC).
“With two boxing legends in Erik and Robert and three of the most preeminent voices Spanish-language television in Jessi, Jaime and Adrian, FOX Deportes will offer unparalleled boxing coverage,” said FOX Deportes VP of Production Orlando Silver. “They are the dream team and we couldn’t be more excited to bring their expertise and excitement to the viewers.”
The network’s new boxing lineup features eight top PBC boxing cards through the first four months of the year and PBC ESTA NOCHE, a sixty-minute preview show in the lead up to each PBC fight card. FOX Deportes’ PBC coverage kicked off on Saturday, Dec. 22 with twins Jermell and Jermall Charlo which was live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Other top fights include WBA Welterweight champion Keith Thurman against Josesito Lopez on Jan. 26, WBA Featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz against Miguel Flores on Feb. 16 and the highly-anticipated FOX Pay Per View showdown between IBF Welterweight Champion Errol Spence against four-weight world champion and current WBC Lightweight champion Mikey Garcia on Mar.16.
Broadcast veterans Adrian Garcia Marquez (host/blow-by-blow announcer) Jaime Motta (analyst/blow-by-blow) and Jessi Losada (Analyst) join the two boxing legends to call the action.
Inducted last year into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, Morales is considered one of the top fighters of the last few decades and is the first Mexican-born fighter to win titles in four weight classes. During his career, he defeated world champions Daniel Zaragoza, Junior Junes, Kevin Kelley, Marco Antonio Barrera, Manny Pacquiao and many others. His trilogy against fellow Mexican legend Barrera is considered one of boxing’s all-time great rivalries.
A top-notch boxing trainer, Garcia has been honored as the Trainer of the Year by The Ring Magazine in 2011 and the Boxing Writers Association of America in 2012. His training resume includes numerous world champions including brother Mikey Garcia, Marcos Maidana, Nonito Donaire, Abner Mares, Antonio Margarito and many more. Prior to his training career, Garcia enjoyed a successful boxing career that included winning the IBF Junior Lightweight title and finishing with a record of 34-3.
Garcia Marquez is one of the most recognizable voices in Spanish-language television. He recently served as the Spanish voice of the Los Angeles Lakers from 2013-2018 and won the “NBA Call of the Year” on two separate occasions. He returns to FOX Deportes where he called five World Series and MLB All-Star Games from 2005-2010.
One of boxing’s most recognizable bilingual talents, Motta has more than two decades of broadcasting experience and has been part of the broadcast team for some of the sport’s biggest fights. Motta also serves as a key member of the FOX Deportes team for both NFL and College Football.
Six-time Emmy Award winner, Losada began his career as the Spanish-language voice of the Los Angeles Rams and has since covered numerous Olympic Games, World Cups and world championship boxing events. He currently serves as the play-by-play announcer for the network’s presentation of Thursday Night Football.
The fights will also be streamed on the FOX Sports Go App. Fans can also visit