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HBO Statement on Mayweather Going To Showtime

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, eight-time world champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather signed a huge six-fight pay-per-view deal with Showtime Networks Inc. and its parent company, CBS Corporation. Under the new deal, SHOWTIME PPV® will collaborate with CBS Corporation to comprehensively promote Mayweather's events on the CBS Television Network and via the corporation's expansive media platforms.

Mayweather has spent the better part of his entire career with HBO and HBO PPV. He will make his Showtime debut on May 4th against Robert Guerrero at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Regarding the departure of Mayweather, an HBO spokesman issued the following statement to BoxingScene.

"We made an aggressive and responsible pay-per-view offer. Now we move on. We are focused on the best boxing franchise in the television business.  We are proud of the roster of superstar fighters  and emerging stars who are scheduled to appear on the multiple HBO television platforms this year."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by [email protected] on 02-20-2013

No 24/7 then

Comment by TangInaMo Floyd on 02-20-2013

Floyd=Money...period! He don't care about anything else.

Comment by Drunk Punch on 02-20-2013

Max... Kellermen... always... pauses.... between... each... word.... as.... if.... it's..... some.... great.... profound.... insightful.... observation.... he..... is.... about..... to .....impart ....it's ....annoying .....for ......anyone .....with .....an ....IQ..... over.... 60. As for Larry M. I can squeeze out sh[I]i[/I]ts quicker than…

Comment by bigboy313 on 02-20-2013

Floyd is a genius; he does all his business behind the scene as it should be; he has preserved his body (better than most competitors his age) by not fighting three and four times a year; he is very entertaining;…

Comment by Mike D on 02-20-2013

IDK, I pretty much tune out the commentary anyway. I'm too focused on what's going on inside the ring. But yeah, Max's pansy ass interviews are lame, I'll concede that. But HBO's production makes Showtime's look amateur.

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