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Broner-Granados Fight Peaked at 859,000 Viewers on Showtime

Say what you will about Adrien Broner, but he still delivers ratings. The polarizing former four-division champion’s entertaining fight against Adrian Granados peaked at 859,000 viewers on Saturday ni...Read More

Easter vs. Cruz - PBC on Bounce TV Does Solid Ratings

The live telecast (9:00 p.m. - 12:13 a.m. ET) delivered series records of 501K Persons 2+ (+73% vs. the prior PBC - The Next Round event), 285K Men 2+ (+47%), 120K Persons 18-34 (+264%) and 201K P18-4...Read More

Matthysse-Cano Still in Play For 5/6; ESPN Card Planned For 5/5

Golden Boy Promotions head matchmaker Robert Diaz has confirmed a report from last week by BoxingScene.com's Miguel Rivera, that hard hitting Argentine slugger Lucas Matthysse will make his long await...Read More

HBO Begins To Fill The Gaps In Search Of A Brighter Future

When the January 28 HBO Boxing After Dark doubleheader was first announced, its matchups were met with mixed reviews. Francisco Vargas was due to make the second defense of his super featherweight tit...Read More

An Interesting Thursday Night in Boxing

An Interesting Thursday Night in Boxing

By Cliff Rold - Over the past two years, the volume of boxing on the air has made for plenty of nights that can come, go, and be forgotten altogether without much consequence. That’s a natural byprodu...Read More

Showtime Scores Rare Ratings Win Over HBO in Head-to-Head Battle

NEW YORK – Showtime Sports produced a rare ratings victory over rival HBO Sports for competing boxing broadcasts Saturday night. Viewership for Showtime’s doubleheader, which featured a WBA featherwei...Read More

Premium Strengths - The HBO vs. Showtime Viewership Battle

Premium Strengths - The HBO vs. Showtime Viewership Battle

By Cliff Rold - This weekend, boxing fans with subscriptions to premium cable outlets HBO and Showtime can complain that the two shows will run head to head. They can’t complain about what they’re get...Read More

Felix Cash Added To March 17 Card at Bethnal Green's York Hall

Felix Cash has provided some further light on the March 17 card on which Jake Ball will return. Boxing Scene reported on Tuesday that Ball (7-1, 6 KOs), who suffered a devastating knockout defeat at t...Read More

Photos: Fury, Saunders, Adams, Smith-Williams, Flanagan Presser

At a London press conference today, Hall of Fame Promoter Frank Warren and his new broadcast partner BT Sport announced initial details of the first four events to be broadcast on both BT Sport and Bo...Read More

Erislandy Lara-Yuri Foreman Card Generates 547,000 Viewers

LAS VEGAS, NV - Erislandy Lara, the WBA/IBO 154-pound champion, scored two knockouts in his match against Yuri Foreman in Miami on Premier Championship Boxing on Spike TV last Friday night. One in the...Read More

Golden Boy Promotions, ESPN Announce Multi-Year TV Deal

ESPN and Golden Boy Promotions today announced a multi-year, international agreement for a series of fights to be televised live on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes. The first fight, from Fantasy Springs Resor...Read More

DeGale-Jack Drew an Average of 454,000 Viewers on Showtime

An average of 454,000 viewers watched the James DeGale-Badou Jack fight Saturday night on Showtime, according to figures released Wednesday by Nielsen Media Research....Read More

CBS to Air Garcia-Thurman; Announcement at Press Conference

NEW YORK – The Danny Garcia-Keith Thurman fight will be made available to the largest possible television audience. CBS will air their welterweight title unification fight on free television March 4 ...Read More

Joshua vs. Klitschko - U.S. TV Deal By Month's End, Says Hearn

New York - Budding Superstar Anthony Joshua (18-0, 18 KO’s) is on a scheduled collision course with the former reigning heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (64-4, 53 KO’s). The two are set to squa...Read More

'The Fight Game' on HBO - Year-End Edition Information

THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY returns with a special year-in-review edition WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Hosted by the four-time Sports Emmy® winner, who has host...Read More

Showtime's Espinoza Not Concerned About Recent Ratings

Despite its low ratings this past weekend for the broadcast that featured Abner Mares' latest title winning effort versus Jesus Cuellar from the Galen Center in Los Angeles, Stephen Espinoza, the Exec...Read More

Mares-Cuellar Main Event Peaked at 377,000 Viewers on Showtime

Showtime’s broadcast of Abner Mares versus Jesus Cuellar peaked at 377,000 viewers on Saturday night and averaged 327,000, according to statistics released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research. ...Read More

Showtime Sports Head: We Are The Market Leader, NOT HBO!

Showtime Sports head Stephen Espinoza believes his network has clearly established itself as the market leader when it comes to boxing programming. Unfortunately, 2016 has been full of mismatches and...Read More

Knockout Season 3 Slated For April 2017 Premiere

LOS ANGELES, CALIF - On Tuesday, December 6th, a production meeting took place in Beverly Hills, California to figure out the future of boxing's best received program Knockout. The program showcases ...Read More

Frank Warren: BT Sports Deal Has Leveled The Playing Field

Very much like the old eighties hit, I too feel like I’m walking on sunshine at the moment and it wouldn’t be over-egging the pudding to say the sun is shining on the great sport of boxing. ...Read More