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HBO and The Good Ol' Days Mythology

HBO and The Good Ol' Days Mythology

By Cliff Rold - Well, a big heavyweight announcement is made. Unfortunately, it’s not the one anyone cared about. There is still no final word on whether Wladimir Klitschko will challenge Anthony Josh...Read More

Kovalev-Ward HBO Special - My Fight Debuts on October 29

HBO Sports, widely acclaimed for its innovative boxing programming, takes an in-depth look at the most intriguing matchup of 2016, the highly anticipated Nov. 19 pay-per-view showdown between undefea...Read More

Luis Ortiz vs. Malik Scott Picked Up By HBO - Boxing After Dark

One of the world’s most intriguing and exciting heavyweights, Luis Ortiz (25-0, 22 KOs), looks to add another impressive performance to his resume when he battles Malik Scott (38-2-1, 13 KOs) on Satur...Read More

Here's Why Lampley's Attack on PBC Amounts To HBO Hypocrisy

Here's Why Lampley's Attack on PBC Amounts To HBO Hypocrisy

By Keith Idec - Jim Lampley’s scathing soliloquy that closed the most recent episode of HBO’s 'The Fight Game' amounted to a misleading temper tantrum. That’s not to say some of Lampley’s criticism of...Read More

Bob Arum To Continue Fight Talks With Al Haymon, Showtime

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum has continued his discussions with manager/adviser Al Haymon to match their fighters in 2017. Arum's company is on track to produce and distribute their first major pay-per-vi...Read More

Golovkin-Jacobs A Realistic Possibility For December 10 On HBO

The trickle-down effect from Canelo Alvarez’s thumb injury could impact Gennady Golovkin’s future in a different way than anyone initially realized. Multiple sources have informed BoxingScene.com that...Read More

The Upside of Pay Per View

The Upside of Pay Per View

By Cliff Rold - This weekend, we get the latest installment of what are now annual major pay boxing shows on Mexican holiday dates. Cinco De Mayo and Mexican Independence Day weekends are, for boxing ...Read More

Loeffler Very Pleased With Ratings For Golovkin, Chocolatito

Boxing Superstar and Unified Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin’s, (36-0, 33KO’s), fifth round stoppage of previously undefeated UK Superstar, “The Special One” Kell Brook, (36-1, 25KO...Read More

Canelo vs. Brook Draws HBO's Interest For May 2017, Says Hearn

This past Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London, IBF/IBO/WBC/WBA middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin (36-0, 33KOs) and IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (36-1, 25KOs) took part in what ...Read More

Golovkin-Brook Did 843K Live Viewers; 833K For ‘Chocolatito’ Fight

The Gennady Golovkin-Kell Brook fight Saturday turned out to be more competitive and entertaining than many skeptics expected. Those that did tune in to watch it live – an average of 843,000 viewers, ...Read More

Eddie Hearn Reveals That HBO is Now Interested in Kell Brook

IBF/IBO/WBC/WBA middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin (36-0, 33KOs) thanked Kell Brook (36-1, 25KOs) for indulging his desire for a crazy street fight at London’s O2 Arena. ...Read More

Weights From London: Golovkin 159, Brook 159.4

Gennady Golovkin and Kell Brook easily made weight ahead of their middleweight title fight, which takes place Saturday evening in front of a sold-out crowd at O2 Arena in London, England. As has be...Read More

Arum: HBO Made Their Choice, Pacquiao Contract is Terminated

As BoxingScene.com previously reported, Top Rank is going to produce and distribute their November 5th pay-per-view event - which features the return of former eight division world champion Manny Pacq...Read More

Arum Influenced By UFC as Top Rank Tackles The PPV Market

Unlike the past pay-per-view shows staged by Top Rank that feature former eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao, this one will not be distributed by HBO Sports. ...Read More

HBO To Replay Canelo's Wins Over Cotto And Khan

As Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez returns to the weight where he claimed his first major title, HBO takes a look back at his brief tour as middleweight champion. One week prior to Alvarez’ challenge of unbe...Read More

Pacquiao's Potential HBO PPV Departure, Mayweather II Influence

Pacquiao's Potential HBO PPV Departure, Mayweather II Influence

By Keith Idec - When Manny Pacquiao announced through a spokesperson earlier this week that he’ll fight Jessie Vargas on November 5, most people that follow boxing closely weren’t the least bit surpri...Read More

HBO Sports Head: We Want To Match The Best Fights Possible

It almost did not happen. Boxing fans were going to be left out from watching the rematch between Jesus Soto-Karass and Yoshihiro Kamegai, one of the most anticipated fights of 2016....Read More

HBO Sports Head: Chocolatito Has Gotta Perform With Cuadras

On September 10th - in what will be a day-night doubleheader on HBO - Roman Gonzalez will be making his first headlining appearance on the network. After serving as the opening act for Gennady Golovki...Read More

HBO Sports Hopeful of 3 Fights for Golovkin, Canelo in 2016

On September 10th Gennady Golovkin defends his IBO/IBF/WBC/WBA middleweight titles against Kell Brook from the O2 Arena in London on HBO. ...Read More

Sergey Kovalev Prepared For Homecoming Versus Chilemba

The hardest part of most of Sergey Kovalev’s career has been the ability to get a willing opponent to share ring space. It’s become more commonplace during his ascension to the top of the light heavyw...Read More