Originally Posted by ManchesterMike
PPV has also killed it, the general non boxing public will watch a good fight (one that means something other than a big payday for promoters) but won't pay extra for it.
Boxing is relatively big in the UK compared to some nations but if the likes of Hatton, Calzaghe, Khan, Hamed, Lewis, Haye etc. were fighting on terrestrial television (i.e. free tv) it would be huge.