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Epix to televise heavyweight fight

Updated: February 16, 2011, 8:52 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

HBO and Showtime have dominated boxing on premium cable in the United States for decades. Now there is a new player poised to enter the fray.

Epix, a premium network, video-on-demand and online service launched in 2009 that is available in more than 30 million homes, will televise Vitali Klitschko's heavyweight title defense against Odlanier Solis from Cologne, Germany on March 19.

"I think boxing is still an important franchise on the TV landscape," Epix president and CEO Mark Greenberg ...

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