DENNIS Hogan will be handed the chance to impress an American TV audience when he takes to the ring on April 17.
The Kildare native, who fights out of Australia bout with KO artist Tyrone Brunson will broadcast on CBS.
A press release from the promoter of the April 17 show read as follows:
Greg Cohen Promotions (GCP) announced a multi-fight deal with CBS Sports Network to telecast professional boxing.
“Championship Boxing” will debut on CBS Sports Network on April 17 at 10:00 PM, ET at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, Minnesota. In the 10-round main event, Ireland’s WBA #12- and IBF #11-rated “Hurricane” Dennis Hogan (20-0-1, 7 KOs) will face Philadelphia’s hard-punching Tyrone “Young Gun” Brunson (22-4-1, 21 KOs).
In the 10-round televised co-feature, Canada’s world rated and fast-rising lightweight star Tony “Lightning” Luis (19-2, 7 KOs) will be in action.
“I am extremely proud to be unveiling this series with CBS Sports Network,” said Greg Cohen. “This is a huge next step in the evolution of my company. This is going to be a great year for televised boxing and it’s an honor to be working with such a prestigious television partner to make it happen.”
CBS Sports Network, the 24 hour home of CBS Sports, is available across the country through local cable and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.