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Last quarter storm at Balls

Get ready for more spectacular sports events this last quarter of 2008, courtesy of premium sports channel Balls.

One of the most anticipated boxing matches of all time takes place on Nov. 9 when Roy ‘Superman’ Jones Jr. faces the longest reigning world champion ‘Super’ Joe Calzaghe. The two future Hall of Famers square off at the mecca of world boxing, the Madison Square Garden in a light heavyweight battle of the century.
Long considered the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world, Jones attempts to do what no man has done before ? defeat the deadly Calzaghe. Having won eight world titles in four weight classes, Jones will try to prove that he still has what it takes.

The battle of the superfighters will be aired live 10:00 am, Nov. 9 on Balls on SkyCable channel 34.
In mixed martial arts, The Ultimate Fighter Season 8: Team Noguiera vs Team Mir premieres on Nov. 19 at 9:00 pm. On this night commences two sets of eliminations as 16 light heavyweights and 16 lightweights begin the process of elimination to determine who’s who in the two weight categories.
The series continues every Wednesday evening at 9:00pm until the best of the best are known to martial arts fans around the world.
Also in MMA, reigning heavyweight champ Randy Couture defends his title against up-and-coming challenger Brock Lesnar on Nov. 16, at 11:00 am at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
“The Natural” Couture will show that his movie roles are only a pet project when he returns to his old stomping ground, the Octagon.
For those who prefer to watch the distaff side of sports, Balls features the WTA Sony Ericsson Championship to be held in Doha, Qatar.
The season-ending tennis event pits 16 of the world’s best women players eyeing the $4.5 million pot.

Closer to this part of the world, the Champions Asian Tour will see living legends like US Open Champion Roger Federer, Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe return to the court in three legs.
The first stop will be in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Nov. 18, followed by the Macao, China stop two days later. The tourney ends on Nov. 22 in Bangkok, Thailand.
If the American version of football is their thing, Pinoy sports fans will have the entire month of Oct. and Nov. to watch the NFL.

Golfers, meanwhile, can also watch the live coverage of the entire European Tour all the way to the season-ending Volvo Masters.
All told, Balls continues to air live on Skycable Channel 34, all the best sports events worldwide this last quarter of 2008.