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Saving the best for first

Just because a fight headlines a card doesn't mean it'll be the best scrap of the night. Eric Raskin feels Saturday's opening TV bouts will be the ones that make their respective shows shine.

Originally Published: June 2, 2008
By Eric Raskin | ESPN.com

What do this coming Saturday's HBO and Showtime boxing telecasts have in common?

For starters, the broadcasts will overlap, forcing fans to make yet another decision as to which to watch live (the third time already in '08 that Showtime and HBO have counter-programmed one another).

But if you're looking for something that doesn't happen every other month, what these shows have in common is that they're doubleheaders in which the opening TV bouts are decidedly more intriguing to ...

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