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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

SHO's Espinoza Says More CBS Televised Fights Are Possible

Last weekend's bout at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York - which featured the welterweight unification bout between Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia - was one that did big television ratings, pe...Read More

How Much Might Forgettable Thurman-Garcia Fight Damage Future Viewership?

How Much Might Forgettable Thurman-Garcia Fight Damage Future Viewership?

By Keith Idec - The Keith Thurman-Danny Garcia ratings were so impressive network television executives must take notice. That much appears clear. A boxing match televised in prime time on free TV has...Read More

Thurman-Garcia Fight Peaked at 5.1M Viewers; Averaged 3.74M

The peak audience for Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING ON CBS broadcast of Thurman vs. Garcia reached 5.1 million viewers, the largest audience for a primetime boxing broadcast since 1998 and u...Read More

Bellew-Haye Clash Generate Record Number of Viewers For AWE

SAN DIEGO--This past Saturday, Tony Bellew scored a stunning 11th round stoppage over David Haye in a bout that was seen exclusively in the United States on AWE-A Wealth of Entreatment & www.klowdtv.c...Read More

Azteca America To Enter US Market With Knockout Season 3

Azteca Mexico has been putting on great fights for a long time but Azteca America has just put together it's first major card of 2017 and it's biggest boxing card ever. Not only that but Azteca Americ...Read More

Thurman-Garcia Overnight Ratings Look Strong

CBS was the No. 1 network in prime time on Saturday night, according to Nielsen overnight ratings, with the live broadcast of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS, presented by Premier Boxing Champions...Read More

Showtime Exec: If You Make Best Fights, Ratings Will Soon Follow

New York - If there was a network that has hit the ground running in the first quarter of 2017, it's been Showtime. So far the network has televised main event fights like the draw between Badou Jack ...Read More

DiBella: Wilder Ratings Show Boxing Can Hold Its Own on Free TV

Promoter Lou DiBella is beyond pleased with the ratings Deontay Wilder’s win produced Saturday night on broadcast television. According to final numbers released by FOX, Nielsen Media Research indicat...Read More

Wilder-Washington Peaked at 1.86 Million Viewers; Averaged 1.76M

The “PBC on FOX” boxing tripleheader headlined by WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder’s knockout of Gerald Washington averaged 1.76 million viewers Saturday night, according to ratings released Tu...Read More

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