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Chocolatito-Sor Rungvisai Rematch Peaked at 835K Viewers on HBO

Plenty of boxing fans saw the demise of Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez live on HBO. According to ratings released by Nielsen Media Research, a peak audience of 835,000 viewers were watching when Srisake...Read More

HBO Mic Crew Hits Stride Ahead of Weekend PPV Blockbuster

HBO Mic Crew Hits Stride Ahead of Weekend PPV Blockbuster

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - It’s not always indicative, but it helps. So, while sports history is littered with entities that rose up to produce greatness after inglorious stretches, it’s surely more comfor...Read More

HBO Sports Head: All 3 Bouts on 'Superfly' Card are 50-50 Fights

Sept. 9 cannot get here soon enough for boxing fans. The 'Superfly' card, also known as the best fight card of 2017, will take at the Stubhub Center in Carson, California and will air live on HBO (10:...Read More

Cotto-Kamegai Peaked at 805K Viewers, Averaged 730K on HBO

Even in direct competition with a pay-per-view extravaganza, boxing fans tuned in to watch Miguel Cotto’s return to the ring. According to ratings released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research, HBO’s bro...Read More

Andre Ward on Top Rank Rumors, Says HBO Contract is Up

Rumors in the industry have been swirling the past few that WBA/WBO/IBF light heavyweight champion Andre Ward (32-0, 15 KOs) may make the move to Top Rank Inc. The 33-year-old Olympic Gold Medalist is...Read More

Canelo-Golovkin: 'Under The Lights' Debuts on HBO, September 2

HBO Sports, widely acclaimed for its innovative and provocative boxing programming, examines the upcoming HBO Pay-Per-View® showdown between the two best middleweights today --Canelo Alvarez and Genn...Read More

Canelo-Golovkin 24/7 To Debut on August 26, on HBO

HBO Sports’ groundbreaking “24/7” reality franchise, which has captured 18 Sports Emmy® Awards, will return for its 23rd multi-part boxing installment with 24/7 CANELO/GOLOVKIN, it was announced today...Read More

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