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HBO Sports Head Speaks on Early 2018 Plans For Network

Thus far in 2018, HBO has a card on January 27th that is co-headlined by Jorge Linares and Lucas Matthysse, then 'SuperFly 2' on February 24th (which both take place at the Forum in Inglewood, Califor...Read More

Duva Discusses Competing Cards March 3 at MSG Theater, Barclays

It’s unfortunate, but there’s nothing she can do about it. That’s the approach promoter Kathy Duva is taking to the likely reality that her company’s card March 3 in The Theater at Madison Square Gard...Read More

Lemieux's Promoter Expects To Be Back on HBO Before Saunders

Last Saturday night in Canada, former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux came up short to capture gold when he was dominated over twelve rounds by Billy Joe Saunders, who holds the WBO middleweig...Read More

Saunders-Lemieux Peaked at 775K Viewers, Averaged 716K on HBO

David Lemieux’s lopsided loss to Billy Joe Saunders on Saturday night drew more viewers than Lemieux’s previous appearance on HBO. Ratings released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research indicated that the...Read More

News: Clestus Seldin, Efren Lopez, HBO's Fight Game, More

Amateur standout, featherweight Efren "Chico" Lopez (1-0, 1 KO), from Fresno, CA, will step in the ring for the second time this year. The 4-round bout will take place on the Vargas vs. Herrera card ...Read More

HBO's Tripleheader Peaked at 618,000 Viewers Saturday Night

HBO’s “Boxing After Dark” tripleheader amounted to an entertaining telecast Saturday night, but its ratings dropped from the network’s previous two boxing offerings due to a lack of star power and som...Read More

Bob Arum Sound Off, Drops Heavy Bombs on HBO's Peter Nelson

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum explained, in great detail, why his company is in much stronger position since going forward with their decision to part ways with HBO earlier this year - and then sign a multi...Read More

Arum: If HBO Wants to Counter-Program Loma-Rigo, Be My Guest!

NEW YORK – Bob Arum didn’t mention HBO or Peter Nelson specifically Thursday morning. Then again, the Hall-of-Fame promoter didn’t need to do that. Virtually everyone knew that he was referring to the...Read More

Ali's Upset of Miguel Cotto Peaked at 1,012,000 Viewers on HBO

The ratings reflect how much more competitive the Miguel Cotto-Sadam Ali fight turned out to be than the boxing public’s perception prior to it taking place. Ali’s upset of Cotto in the Puerto Rican l...Read More

WBC Prez Slams HBO: They Prevented Salido-Roman Title Fight!

The abuse of power has once again hit our sport in a dramatic way as Orlando Salido and Micky Roman will be prevented from accomplishing their dream of winning the WBC title due to a decision taken by...Read More

HBO's Nelson: Cotto-Ali - The Type of Match That Makes Legends

NEW YORK – Peter Nelson sees the Miguel Cotto-Sadam Ali fight different than odds makers and many who’ve criticized it. HBO Sports’ executive vice president touted it during a press conference Thursda...Read More

Kovalev-Shabranskyy Peaked at 900K Viewers, Averaged 869K

Sergey Kovalev’s return from his second defeat to Andre Ward was a success in and out of the ring. According to ratings released Wednesday by Nielsen Media Research, a peak audience of 900,000 viewers...Read More

HBO's Peter Nelson: We Have All-Action Fights on This Network

A few days ago, Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum trashed the current lineup of boxing content being presented on HBO - and he especially took aim at the head of HBO Sports, Peter Nelson. Arum's fire has been t...Read More

Arum: HBO's Nelson is an Amateur, SHO's Espinoza is Competent!

Earlier this year, Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum parted ways with HBO and signed an exclusive multi-year content agreement with ESPN. In various interviews, Arum has been very critical with the type of prog...Read More

Miguel Cotto Career Special on HBO, November 25

HBO Sports, with a 44-year tradition in professional boxing, takes a deep dive into the career of sure-fire Hall of Famer Miguel Cotto, the most accomplished and decorated fighter in Puerto Rican hist...Read More

Jacobs-Arias Peaks at 765,000 Viewers, Averages 706,000 on HBO

Ratings for HBO’s “World Championship Boxing” tripleheader Saturday night reflected direct boxing competition on ESPN. According to ratings released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research, Daniel Jacobs’ e...Read More

Dmitry Bivol’s HBO Debut Draws Peak Viewership of 356,000

Dmitry Bivol’s debut on premium cable drew respectable ratings considering his level of opposition and the time it aired live in the United States. Bivol’s first-round knockout victory over Trent Broa...Read More

News: HBO's The Fight Game, Reyes vs. Vasquez, Jaron Ennis

Junior flyweight sensation Edwin Reyes looks for his fourth straight victory when he challenges Santos “Titos” Vasquez in the eight round main event of Tri-Star Boxing’s “Fights at the Fairgrounds” Fr...Read More

Andrade's Promoters Delighted He Outdrew HBO's Main Event

White Plains, NY/Philadelphia, PA -- Demetrius Andrade, two-time and undefeated world champion, showed that he has the drawing power to go along with his unquestioned ring talent as his bout with und...Read More

HBO's Tripleheader Saturday Night Peaked at 685,000 Viewers

Demetrius Andrade’s victory over Alantez Fox was the most-watched of the three boxing matches HBO televised Saturday night. According to ratings released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research, the Andrade...Read More