Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Golden Boy, Fox Sports Reach Big TV Rights Extension - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
 Boxing Articles
 Boxing Interviews
 Breaking News
 Boxing Press Releases
 Boxing Results
 World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
 Register A Free Account
 Account Login
 Boxing Schedule
 Boxing Champions
 Boxing Downloads
 Boxing Forums
 Boxing News Wire
 Boxing Photos
 Boxing History
 Boxer Search
 Fantasy Betting
 Feedback
 Fitness and Health  
 Free Homepage
 Mixed Martial Arts
 Pound For Pound
 Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  4/8/2013       Read more by Random Hits         
   
Golden Boy, Fox Sports Reach Big TV Rights Extension
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

FOX Sports and Golden Boy Promotions, founded by 10-time World Champion Oscar De La Hoya, have reached a multi-media rights extension to televise exciting live boxing in the United States and internationally. The new multi-year agreement keeps Golden Boy Promotions' bouts with FOX Sports for years to come, and helps establish a new Monday night boxing franchise on FOX Sports 1 (FS1), FOX Sports' new, national multi-sport cable channel launching on Aug. 17. Financial terms were not disclosed.

"When we started Golden Boy, we made a promise to only do business with the best companies out there," said De La Hoya, President of Golden Boy Promotions. "To be partnered with FOX on this sensational series is a great fit. We look forward to working with FOX Sports 1 for years to come in giving fans the best boxing matches available."

"Led by the dynamic Oscar De La Hoya and its Chief Executive Officer Richard Schaefer, Golden Boy Promotions has developed a great reputation over the last several years for putting together exciting cards with top-flight fighters," said Patrick Crakes, Senior Vice President, Programming & Research, FOX Sports. "It's great that we've been able to build upon and expand what has already been a fruitful relationship that benefits multiple networks in the FOX Sports family, domestically and internationally."

Under the new agreement FOX Sports retains exclusive domestic rights to 48 live two-hour events (featuring two or three fights per event) annually with many of Golden Boy Promotions' brightest stars expected to be featured. FS1 is scheduling 24 live events per year, with FOX Deportes, the nation's leading Spanish-language sports network, airing all 48 events live, an increase from 36 in the previous deal. The 24 events on FS1 will all originate in the U.S., and most are expected to run on Monday nights once the network launches. FOX Deportes will simulcast the same 24 events as FS1 in Spanish, plus air 24 others that originate from Mexico. Once events air on FS1, each will be available for encore presentations on FOX Sports regional networks. Fox International Channels also holds exclusive rights to all 48 live fights in the Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe (excluding the U.K.) and Middle East territories. Finally, all events will be available via authenticated streaming through FOX Sports Go.

"We are thrilled to partner with FOX as the boxing provider for FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes," added Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer. "For years, the best of boxing has been available primarily on premium cable and pay-per-view only, but our partnership with FOX Sports signifies a major step-up in exposure for the fighter, Golden Boy Promotions and the entire sport. We are confident that with our mix of world class fights and fighters combined with the reach and promotional capacities that FOX Sports provides, the sky is really the limit for us all."

In addition to Golden Boy's live events, all FOX Sports channels have access to 24 classic archived events from the promoter's extensive library. Archive fights feature many of boxing biggest names, including De La Hoya, Floyd Mayweather, Bernard Hopkins, Canelo Alvarez, Manny Pacquiao, Miguel Cotto, Juan Manuel Marquez and Shane Mosley.

Tags: Boxing Television , Golden Boy Promotions


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by croz, on 04-09-2013
That's an impressive deal, particularly that it's on Monday night. The only thing is that it's too early to judge how big FFS1 will be. I'd still liek to see GB putting some more fights on CBS. Will be interesting to see how ratings fluctuate in Primetime on Monday. It's something HBO and Showti...

comment by Hougigo, on 04-09-2013
Looks like GBP is making a push for networks while Top Rank is pushing for overseas

comment by LAPete, on 04-09-2013
Great for Boxing! Congrats to both GB and Fox!

comment by fceeviper, on 04-08-2013
Great news for GPB and FS1, I never miss their shows on Saturday. Good on them. Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android

comment by Fetta, on 04-08-2013
[QUOTE=retnuocllup]yep, cause Showtime don't got enough dates or a big enough budget... good for Fox sport's, good for GBP. hopefully they get good fights and not just the mismatches that GBP been selling to HBO all this time[/QUOTE]yeahcause those monday dates are hard to come by.

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (8) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Kid Galahad: Quigg Having Night...
  Jennings-Perez, Geale-Macklin D...
  Thomas LaManna Chooses Peltz Bo...
  Mayweather-Maidana All Access I...
  W. Klitschko Sparring With Barc...
  Chisora Predicts First Round Kn...
  Gary Shaw Backs Pro Boxing's Bo...
  Collazo Fighting Amir Khan, Kid...
  Daniel Jacobs Serves As Guest A...
  Dereck Chisora: Tyson Fury Is G...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved. Material may not be replicated in any manner without the written consent of BoxingScene.com