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Bob Arum Very Open To Do Talent "Trades" With Showtime

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum has made it no secret that he's no fan of the current leadership at HBO Sports, but he's more than willing to have a working relationship with Showtime and their parent company...Read More

DeGale, Selby Doubleheader To Be Streamed By Showtime

SHOWTIME Sports will live stream a world-class boxing event – including two world championship bouts – free to the U.S. audience on social media platforms Saturday, December 9 to close out the network...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

Wilder-Stiverne Rematch Peaked at 887,000 Viewers on Showtime

More boxing fans were willing to watch Deontay Wilder fight Bermane Stiverne again than many might’ve expected. According to ratings released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research, Wilder’s vicious, first...Read More

Showtime Viewership Went Down During Lara-Gausha Main Event

Television viewers reacted the same way to the Erislandy Lara-Terrell Gausha fight Saturday night as fans in attendance. Showtime’s viewership went down during Lara’s mundane, 12-round win against Gau...Read More

Showtime Exec Aims For Junior Middleweight Unification

This Saturday night from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Showtime presents a tripleheader featuring the junior middleweight division. WBA, IBO titlist Erislandy Lara faces undefeated Olymp...Read More

Showtime Exec on The Impact of Mayweather vs. McGregor

It's been awhile since Showtime televised a live boxing card. Through much of the summer their focus was centered on the pay-per-view event between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor that took place ...Read More

Showtime Exec on Whether or Not Mayweather Stays Retired

Since 2013, Showtime has been the exclusive home of former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather (50-0, 27 KOs), beginning with his fight against Robert Guerrero. Mayweather retired from the ...Read More

Joshua Will Continue To Be a Priority For Showtime, Says Espinoza

As has been the case since his bout against Charles Martin last April (when he won his IBF heavyweight title), Showtime will be televising Anthony Joshua's upcoming bout versus Kubrat Pulev on October...Read More

Showtime's Espinoza Explains Decision To Air Wilder-Stiverne II

It was no secret that Stephen Espinoza, the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Showtime Sports, was not a fan of the fight between WBC heavyweight champion, Deontay Wilder, and his number...Read More

Hearn Clarifies The U.S. Network Status of Anthony Joshua

Matchroom Sports recently announced the signing of middleweight contender, Daniel Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs), which also included a multi-fight deal with HBO Sports. As you look at the upcoming schedule o...Read More

Anthony Joshua vs. Kubrat Pulev Secured By Showtime

Showtime announced Thursday afternoon it will televise the Anthony Joshua-Kubrat Pulev fight live October 28 from Cardiff, Wales. The British superstar has as a multi-fight agreement with Showtime, bu...Read More

Espinoza Was Not Pleased With McGregor Slamming Showtime

Showtime Sport head executive Stephen Espinoza was a direct target of Conor McGregor's verbal bombs during the four city media tour to promote the pay-per-view fight with Floyd Mayweather. During the...Read More

Mayweather-McGregor is Trending High, May Break PPV Record

UFC President Dana White was either joking or misinformed a few days ago. White, in a video recording, stated that last Saturday's fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor had generated a...Read More

Mayweather vs. McGregor - Nearly 3 Million Watch Illegal Streams

Showtime had great concerns over the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor pay-per-view being affected by illegal streams. Last week, the network secured an order which took down over 40 illegal streami...Read More

Mayweather-McGregor: Showtime Sued Over Failed Stream

In the aftermath of Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, which took place in May of 2015, dozens of angry fans filed lawsuits against the networks and the fight promoters - because the consumers were ...Read More

Espinoza on Why SHO Rejected McGregor-Malignaggi Footage

A few days ago, UFC President Dana White spoke to the media and revealed that Showtime was sent video footage from the now infamous sparring sessions between UFC superstar Conor McGregor and former tw...Read More

Showtime Start Legal War Over Mayweather-McGregor 'Streams'

Showtime is already staging a legal war against dozens of websites that are already promoting unauthorized streams of next Saturday's pay-per-view bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor....Read More

Lomachenko-Marriaga Averaged Just 728,000 Viewers on ESPN

Top Rank’s move from HBO to ESPN was supposed to expose Vasyl Lomachenko to more viewers. It didn’t. Lomachenko’s seven-round domination of overmatched Miguel Marriaga was watched by fewer viewers Sat...Read More

Mayweather vs. McGregor: All Access Episode 2 Information

The second installment of the SHOWTIME Sports series ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. McGregor, will premiere this Friday on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Fresh off of their explosive press tour and with just ...Read More