The NBC Sports Network—formerly the Versus Network—is bringing back boxing to its programming.
After a disastrous relationship with Bob Arum in which he had exclusive rights to televise all fights, including the many mismatches he scheduled, the network has given boxing a second chance with its "Fight Night" on January 21, 2012.
It would be easy to get nervous and wonder if those in charge will find a way to screw up this new deal, but the truth is that this card and series could help boxing in the here and now and in the long-term.
It's a new day and a new series and boxing deserves to have the benefit of the doubt with this fresh start and new year.
So here are the 10 reasons why the NBC Sports Network's "Fight Night" season premiere is something to get hyped about.