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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

Demetrius Andrade in Line For 154 Titles With Banner/SHO Deal

This weekend former WBO junior welterweight world champion Ruslan Provodnikov makes his debut on Showtime versus John Molina. 'the Siberian Rocky' is the best known client that Banner Promotions has a...Read More

Khan, Hatton, SHO, Atlas, ESPN React to Muhammad Ali's Passing

ESPN joins the world in mourning the passing but celebrating the remarkable life of boxing legend Muhammad Ali. Equal parts world champion and humanitarian, Ali died late Friday in Phoenix, a family s...Read More

Provodnikov's Promoter Not Surprised His Fighter Went To SHO

On June 11th from the Turning Stone Casino and Resort in Verona, New York, former WBO junior welterweight world champion Ruslan Provodnikov takes on John Molina in what will be his debut on Showtime, ...Read More

Showtime Sues Top Rank: Mayweather-Pacquiao Legal Fee Dispute

Even one full year later, boxing fans just can’t seem to shake off the massive letdown that came with the long-awaited and ultimately disappointing showdown between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacq...Read More

Lara-Martirosyan II Leads Second-Most Watched '16 SHO Telecast

The recent Showtime-televised tripleheader of super welterweight title fights appealed to boxing fans, as the network posted its second-most watched boxing telecast of 2016. The May 21 show from The C...Read More

All Fighters Make Weight For Showtime Title Tripleheader

In what the network has suggested as - or at least hopes to be - the starting point of an unofficial tournament, all fighters made weight for the Showtime-televised trio of title fights, which airs li...Read More

Wilder vs. Joshua Possible For 2017, Says Showtime's Espinoza

Last week, Showtime Sports made a big announcement with their finalization of a multi-fight agreement to exclusively showcase IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (16-0, 16KOs) to the American view...Read More

Showtime Head on Mayweather Return Rumors, McGregor Bout

Stephen Espinoza, the head of Showtime Sports, in not convinced that former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26KOs) will return for a 50th fight in the ring. He announced his r...Read More

Video: Showtime Prez on Mayweather, Wilder, Joshua, PBC

Stephen Espinoza Interview - LOS ANGELES - Featherweight world champion Jesus Cuellar and former three-division world champion Abner Mares went face-to-face for the first time Thursday as they hosted ...Read More

Deontay Wilder Possibility Helped Draw Joshua To Showtime

Promoter Eddie Hearn acknowledged during a conference call Wednesday that a potential heavyweight title unification showdown with Deontay Wilder was one of the reasons Anthony Joshua chose to sign wit...Read More

Joshua: “Showtime is three or four years ahead of the game”

People have expected Anthony Joshua to become a superstar for quite some time, but now it's actually happening....Read More