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HBO Sports Head 'Thrilled' By 'Super Fly' Card on September 9th

While HBO Sports is distributing the September 16th middleweight showdown between middleweight ruler Gennady Golovkin and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, the centerpiece of their upcoming schedule on the actua...Read More

Berchelt-Miura Peaked at 729K Viewers, Averaged 683K on HBO

HBO’s broadcast of the Miguel Berchelt-Takashi Miura main event Saturday night peaked at 729,000 viewers, according to ratings released Tuesday morning by Nielsen Media Research. Their 12-round, 130-p...Read More

Arum Explains Why Ditching HBO For ESPN Was The Right Move

A few weeks ago, Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum revealed the new direction for his company - a direction where their top fighters like Manny Pacquiao, Vasyl Lomachenko and Terence Crawford were being shifted...Read More

Guillermo Rigondeaux's Trainer Lashes Out at HBO's Jim Lampley

The normally mild-mannered Cuban trainer, Pedro Diaz, recently expressed his dismay at the actions of HBO commentator Jim Lampley subsequent to Guillermo Rigondeaux’s fight against Moises Flores on Ju...Read More

HBO Sports Exec Not Concerned With Top Rank Stars Leaving

HBO Sports Executive Vice President Peter Nelson is not concerned with the recent departures of several Top Rank fighters from his network's airwaves. Last week, Top Rank officially revealed the detai...Read More

Ward-Kovalev Rematch Replay Peaked at 947K Viewers on HBO

The Nielsen numbers reflected just how much interest there was in the controversial conclusion to the Andre Ward-Sergey Kovalev rematch. According to ratings released Wednesday morning by Nielsen Medi...Read More

How Mayweather-McGregor Delivered Ultimate Gut Punch To HBO

How Mayweather-McGregor Delivered Ultimate Gut Punch To HBO

By Andreas Hale - With the recent announcement that the fight nobody thought had any business of happening will now take place on August 26th, all parties involved can celebrate. The spectacle that is...Read More

Joshua-Klitschko II: There Will Be HBO, Showtime Collaboration

Sheffield - Last month, network rivals HBO and Showtime came together on a television deal to broadcast the highly anticipated heavyweight fight between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko. The netw...Read More

Agitated Arum: HBO, Showtime Don’t Own the Boxing Business!

NEW YORK – Bob Arum’s love-hate relationship with HBO took another tumultuous turn Saturday night. The outspoken promoter promised a group of reporters during a ringside rant at Madison Square Garden ...Read More

Arum Suggests Crawford’s Next Fight Won’t Be Televised by HBO

NEW YORK – Bob Arum made it clear Saturday night that he won’t wait around for an HBO date before scheduling Terence Crawford’s return to the ring. Crawford’s promoter wants the unbeaten WBC/WBO super...Read More

Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev II - HBO 24/7 - Debut on June 2

In advance of the highly anticipated light heavyweight championship rematch between world-class prizefighters Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev, HBO Sports will air “24/7 Ward/Kovalev 2,” an exhilarating ...Read More

HBO's Replay of Joshua-Klitschko Peaked at 890K Viewers

How good was the Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight title fight? So good that, according to Nielsen Media Research ratings released Tuesday, an average of 738,000 viewers watched HBO’s same...Read More

Showtime's Espinoza: There's One Network Committed to Boxing

NEW YORK – Stephen Espinoza made it perfectly clear he feels Showtime has surpassed HBO as the premier provider of boxing programming on premium cable. Espinoza, the executive vice president and gener...Read More

Showtime to Air Joshua-Klitschko Live; HBO Gets Delayed Telecast

Showtime announced a considerable boxing victory over HBO on Monday. After a long battle between the premium-cable rivals, Showtime essentially revealed it won a bidding war with HBO to secure the U.S...Read More

Lomachenko-Sosa Peaked at 886K Viewers on HBO; Averaged 832K

An increasing amount of viewers want to watch Vasyl Lomachenko, even in one-sided fights. The Ukrainian star’s nine-round domination of Jason Sosa generated the highest rating for a boxing match on pr...Read More

DiBella: Ratings the Real Reason HBO Airing Less Boxing in 2017

Lou DiBella doesn’t believe HBO’s decision to broadcast less boxing thus far in 2017 has anything to do with AT&T purchasing Time Warner, HBO’s parent company, last year. The outspoken promoter, a for...Read More

Showtime, HBO Still in Running to Air Joshua-Klitschko in U.S.

NEW YORK – Stephen Espinoza would’ve loved to have been able to tell reporters Thursday that Showtime has secured the U.S. television rights to air the Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight ch...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

Joshua vs. Klitschko - U.S. Television Situation Still Up in The Air

So just who will televise the heavyweight title bout between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko on April 29th from Wembley Stadium in London, England? While Klitschko has had a long association wit...Read More

Hunter: Ward Mistreated By Media, HBO - Why Wouldn't He Retire?

Shortly after Andre Ward’s close unanimous decision victory over Sergey Kovalev, Ward voiced that he might retire before granting the Russian puncher a rematch — a statement that surprised many who si...Read More