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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs Anderson Silva commentators: Brandon Kyle, Chris Algieri, Jaime Motta


Featuring Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Anderson “The Spider” Silva, “Tribute to the Kings” will be available for live viewing on cable, shown on cable, satellite and digital pay-per-view for a suggested retail price of only $39.99. A world-class broadcast team will be ringside calling the live boxing action for the event taking place from Jalisco Stadium in Guadalajara, Mexico starting at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT on June 19, 2021.

Integrated Sports Media and Joe Hand Promotions will distribute throughout North America via DirecTV, iN Demand, Vubiquity, DISH, SaskTel, Rogers, Shaw PPV and via the FITE.TV website and app in the United States, Canada and select markets worldwide. Handling the blow-by-blow commentary will be Brandon Kyle, who is known in the Muay Thai fight business as a broadcaster with Triumphant Combat Sports and is now a fixture on the Global Sports Streaming (GSS) boxing series “Best in Boxing.”

The expert analysis will be the work of former junior welterweight world champion Chris Algieri. In addition to his championship pedigree, he has quickly established himself as one of the best analyzers of fights with his work on Top Rank’s ESPN broadcasts.

Anderson Silva
Anderson Silva


Also handling commentary will be longtime boxing analyst Jaime Motta. Marcos Villegas will provide the unofficial scorecard while comedian Crystal Marie Denha, a first-generation U.S. citizen born to Iraqi parents, will handle the reporting.

Denha had her own sports show titled “The Fumble,” left it to start a comedy career and is now returning to broadcasting since selling the show. She also hosted Australia Breakfast news program “Sunrise.”

Performing play-by-play calls on the Spanish broadcast will be Hall of Famer Marco Antonio Barrera, who can be seen and heard on many of the major fights throughout Mexico. He will be the team lead for “Tribute to the Kings” and he will be joined by former world champion Cristian Mijares and analyst Goyitp Perez.

Gerardo Rodriguez will handle the hosting duties at the desk. Former featherweight contender Chris Martin will analyze the fights on the beIN SPORTS undercard pre-show while Rodriguez and Motta call the beIN SPORTS undercard show in Spanish.

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