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 Last update:  3/19/2013       Read more by HBO         
   
Bradley vs. Provodnikov Peaks With 1.4 Million Viewers
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Saturday’s HBO World Championship Boxing presentation of Timothy Bradley Jr. vs. Ruslan Provodnikov was a hit both in the ring and on HBO.  The live fight on HBO delivered 1.2 million viewers, equaling the previous week’s audience for the World Championship Boxing telecast from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn when Bernard Hopkins defeated Tavoris Cloud.  This past weekend’s event in Carson, Calif. peaked with an audience of 1.4 million viewers during the height of the action.

The buzz over the extraordinary 12-round fight between Bradley and Provodnikov paid off the following morning when 274,000 viewers tuned in for the Sunday morning encore play.  That figure was a 57% improvement over the comparable replay of the previous week’s fight on HBO.

HBO Boxing has had four live boxing telecasts in 2013; they rank as the top four performing televised boxing events on cable for the year.  Next up is the highly anticipated rematch from Las Vegas Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado II on Saturday, March 30 (10:15 p.m. ET/PT).

Tags: Timothy Bradley , Ruslan Provodnikov , Bradley-Provodnikov , Bradley vs Provodnikov



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comment by Rocky Rode, on 03-20-2013
[QUOTE=pacmanis1] I'm sure he did. No way they got 1.4 million buys. I actually caught the GSP vs Diaz fight and I'm so glad I did. I had so much testosterone and excitement after the Bradley fight that I needed something to put me to sleep.[/QUOTE] 1.4 million buys does not equal 1.4 mi...

comment by Someone88, on 03-20-2013
That's great for Boxing!

comment by LOWBLOW_CHAMP, on 03-20-2013
[QUOTE=fceeviper]This didn't reflect at the stadium, I was there and it was pretty dead. Way too many empty seats. The thing that really sucks HomeDepotCenter/TopRank was saying all the $25 tix were sold out at the gate and were only selling the $50-$300 tix , but when the main event started thos...

comment by mathed, on 03-19-2013
That's pretty impressive...

comment by APPONO ASTOS, on 03-19-2013
good numbers ..wonder what the numbers will be for a rematch..

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