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Joshua-Klitschko II: There Will Be HBO, Showtime Collaboration

Sheffield - Last month, network rivals HBO and Showtime came together on a television deal to broadcast the highly anticipated heavyweight fight between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko. The netw...Read More

Cotto vs. Kamegai, Berchelt vs. Miura Picked By BoxNation

LONDON - Boxing legend Miguel Cotto’s ring return on August 26th against the ever-exciting Yoshihiro “El Maestrito” Kamegai will be shown exclusively live on BoxNation. As part of ‘The Channel of Cham...Read More

Arum Suggests Crawford’s Next Fight Won’t Be Televised by HBO

NEW YORK – Bob Arum made it clear Saturday night that he won’t wait around for an HBO date before scheduling Terence Crawford’s return to the ring. Crawford’s promoter wants the unbeaten WBC/WBO super...Read More

Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev II - HBO 24/7 - Debut on June 2

In advance of the highly anticipated light heavyweight championship rematch between world-class prizefighters Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev, HBO Sports will air “24/7 Ward/Kovalev 2,” an exhilarating ...Read More

HBO's Replay of Joshua-Klitschko Peaked at 890K Viewers

How good was the Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight title fight? So good that, according to Nielsen Media Research ratings released Tuesday, an average of 738,000 viewers watched HBO’s same...Read More

Joshua-Klitschko Live Broadcast Drew 659K Viewers for Showtime

An average of 659,000 viewers tuned in to Showtime’s live telecast Saturday of the highly entertaining Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight title fight from London. The average viewership, ba...Read More

Porter-Berto Bout Drew Average of 468,000 Viewers on Showtime

An average of 468,000 viewers watched Showtime’s broadcast of the Shawn Porter-Andre Berto welterweight fight Saturday night from Brooklyn. The average viewership was lower than the two previous main ...Read More

Showtime's Espinoza: There's One Network Committed to Boxing

NEW YORK – Stephen Espinoza made it perfectly clear he feels Showtime has surpassed HBO as the premier provider of boxing programming on premium cable. Espinoza, the executive vice president and gener...Read More

Showtime to Air Joshua-Klitschko Live; HBO Gets Delayed Telecast

Showtime announced a considerable boxing victory over HBO on Monday. After a long battle between the premium-cable rivals, Showtime essentially revealed it won a bidding war with HBO to secure the U.S...Read More

Frank Warren on First BT Sport Card, Adams Debut, Dubois

I’ve been around the business of boxing for a very long time now and, as such, have attended personally and viewed more shows on TV than I care to remember. So I think I am pretty well placed to judge...Read More

Spike's TV Deal With Premier Boxing Champions Has Ended

Premier Boxing Champions’ partnership with Spike has ended. According to a report by ESPN.com on Wednesday, decision-makers for the basic-cable channel have decided against continuing to televise figh...Read More

Lomachenko-Sosa Peaked at 886K Viewers on HBO; Averaged 832K

An increasing amount of viewers want to watch Vasyl Lomachenko, even in one-sided fights. The Ukrainian star’s nine-round domination of Jason Sosa generated the highest rating for a boxing match on pr...Read More

Canelo vs. Chavez Jr. Will Be Carried By TV Azteca and Televisa

Making Mexican television history, TV Azteca and Televisa will both air the Canelo vs. Chavez, Jr. event live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 6 in celebration of the Cinco de May...Read More

News: Crawford vs. Diaz Update, Jorge Lara Returns, More

Lara (28-0-2, 20 KOs), from Guadalajara, was last seen scoring the biggest victory of his career in April 2016, when he destroyed multiple world champion Fernando Montiel in one round at the StubHub C...Read More

News: Mario Barrios Update, Telemundo Ratings, Kevin Higson

BAY AREA, CA - Unbeaten super-lightweight prospect, Mario Barrios (18-0, 10 KOs), is back in the Bay Area, CA, training with coach Virgil Hunter. After scoring a TKO in his last bout on March 4th, Ba...Read More

DiBella: Ratings the Real Reason HBO Airing Less Boxing in 2017

Lou DiBella doesn’t believe HBO’s decision to broadcast less boxing thus far in 2017 has anything to do with AT&T purchasing Time Warner, HBO’s parent company, last year. The outspoken promoter, a for...Read More

Showtime, HBO Still in Running to Air Joshua-Klitschko in U.S.

NEW YORK – Stephen Espinoza would’ve loved to have been able to tell reporters Thursday that Showtime has secured the U.S. television rights to air the Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight ch...Read More

Andy Lee Tired of "Biased" Commentary During Sky Sports Cards

Two weeks ago at Madison Square Garden in New York City, former middleweight world champion Andy Lee returned to the ring and picked up a decision win on the Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Jacobs underca...Read More

Lemieux-Stevens HBO Show Peaked at 672K Viewers; Averaged 606K

David Lemieux delivered a highlight-reel knockout Saturday night, but the former middleweight champion’s dramatic victory over Curtis Stevens didn’t deliver great ratings. According to figures release...Read More

SHO's Espinoza on Brook-Spence Date, Fall Showtime Schedule

It's been a strong 2017 for Showtime Sports in regards to their boxing franchise. They have featured an attractive slate of fights which have produced solid ratings for the network. And they are conti...Read More