Frank Warren signs boxing deal with BBC Radio

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by Stephen Chapman

BBC Radio has signed a multi-event deal with boxing promoter, Frank Warren.

Starting with weekend with Carl Frampton against Nonito Donaire, the fights will be exclusively aired on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Northern Ireland.

“I’m delighted to partner with the BBC for exclusive radio commentary on my events. This is great news for boxing fans as they will be delivering live commentary of three huge upcoming World Championship events of mine, with many more to be added in the coming weeks and months,” said Warren.

Ben Gallop, Head of BBC Radio and Digital Sport added:

“This new deal with Frank Warren is fantastic for boxing fans and 5 live Sport alike. This weekend’s bout between Carl Frampton and Nonito Donaire is an exciting proposition, as are the forthcoming fights in May and June, and our exclusive blow-by-blow commentary will ensure fans won’t miss a moment of the action on 5 Live and the BBC Sport website.”