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SHO's Espinoza: Mayweather Won't Even Joke About Ring Return

According to Showtime Sports VP and General Manager Stephen Espinoza, former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26KOs) has no intention of coming back to the ring....Read More

Joshua's Fight Will Land on Showtime - Price, Jennings or Molina

As Showtime rolled out their winter slate of fights, one date that wasn't mentioned was the December 10th title defense of IBF heavyweight belt-holder, Anthony Joshua (17-0, 17KOs), who is scheduled t...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

Showtime To Go Dark For The Month of October

There was talk of Showtime - which didn't have any major bouts scheduled for this month - picking back up in October. Some of the fights being mentioned were Danny Garcia-Andre Berto, Dejan Zlaticani...Read More

Arum Aims To Bring Fights To Showtime, Requests Meeting

In addition to HBO not distributing the November 5th pay-per-view event featuring Manny Pacquiao against Jessie Vargas, according to Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum, he may be going across the street to Showt...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

Showtime Aims To Have Anthony Joshua Fight in U.S. in 2017

Earlier this year, Showtime announced that they had entered into an agreement to televise the fights of IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (17-0, 17KOs). So what's next for the former 2012 Olympi...Read More

SHO VP on Garcia-Berto, Mares-Cuellar, Charlo-Williams, Fall TV

After what was a busy and eventful stretch of fights on Showtime the past few months, the network now regroups for the fall. Various fights such as Abner Mares-Jesus Cuellar, Jermell Charlo-Julian Wil...Read More

Stevenson vs. Kovalev: SHO VP Still Interested in Making Fight

When the negotiations between light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson and 175-pound titleholder Sergey Kovalev first fell apart in early 2014, Stevenson jumped from HBO to Showtime. The fighters’ ...Read More

Showtime's Espinoza Explains Investment in Anthony Joshua

Nearly three months ago, Showtime announced that it had signed heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua to an exclusive deal to broadcast his fights in the United States....Read More

SHO VP: No Jacobs-Saunders Deal Meant Jacobs Had to Move On

Showtime was hoping it could make a unification fight between Daniel Jacobs and Billy Joe Saunders. According to a network executive, one party was willing while the other wasn’t helping a deal get ma...Read More

Weights From Brooklyn: Santa Cruz 125.4, Frampton 125

Leo Santa Cruz and Carl Frampton are set to headline a big night of boxing Saturday evening from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Live coverage will include five televised bouts spanning two net...Read More

SHO’s Prospect Factory Churns Through Milestone Anniversary

SHO’s Prospect Factory Churns Through Milestone Anniversary

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - Saturday night was a big HBO boxing night. But one night earlier, it was all about Showtime. The network’s 15th anniversary broadcast of ShoBox: The New Generation took place Fri...Read More

“Fighting Words” - ShoBox: 15 Years, 67 Future Titleholders Later

“Fighting Words” - ShoBox: 15 Years, 67 Future Titleholders Later

by David P. Greisman - On a Saturday night at the Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel and Casino, back in 2001 when the seaside resort town still regularly hosted boxing, the camera lights went on and two fig...Read More

Jerry Odom Replaces Ronald Ellis (Injury) versus Julius Jackson

Jerry Odom was six minutes from a big win over Ronald Ellis before letting their Showtime-televised fight slipping away. Ironically, he now gets to take his previous opponent's place in hopes of comin...Read More

Thurman-Porter Most Watched Bout of 2016 To Date

Keith Thurman continues the steady transition from "One Time" to primetime. The unbeaten welterweight titlist was forced to walk through hell and beyond in order to prevail over Shawn Porter in their ...Read More

HBO, Showtime Struggle In Ratings For Dueling June 11 Telecasts

As was the case on this very weekend one year ago, HBO and Showtime both struggled in the ratings department following dueling network boxing telecasts this past Saturday. ...Read More

"Fighting Words" - Provodnikov's Big Deal Was Bigger For Andrade

by David P. Greisman - Demetrius Andrade wasn’t in the starring role on Showtime this past Saturday night. He didn’t need to be. What was important was that he was there at all. It was a second chance...Read More

Showtime Sports' Espinoza: SHO Likely To Go Dark on July 16

There is a plethora of boxing scheduled for July 16th that involves boxers affiliated with Al Haymon and Premier Boxing Champions. The question is will Showtime be televising any of it? ...Read More

Provodnikov Targets Adrien Broner For The Fall, SHO is Interested

This Saturday night from the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, New York, junior welterweight contender Ruslan Provodnikov (25-4, 18KOs) faces John Molina in what will be his debut on Showtime...Read More