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Joshua vs. Klitschko - U.S. TV Deal By Month's End, Says Hearn

New York - Budding Superstar Anthony Joshua (18-0, 18 KO’s) is on a scheduled collision course with the former reigning heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (64-4, 53 KO’s). The two are set to squa...Read More

Pacquiao-Horn: Espinoza is Open To Airing Fight on Showtime

NEW YORK – Bob Arum can call Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza during his search for a U.S. television partner for the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn fight. The Hall-of-Fame promoter told BoxingScene.com last wee...Read More

Showtime's Espinoza Not Concerned About Recent Ratings

Despite its low ratings this past weekend for the broadcast that featured Abner Mares' latest title winning effort versus Jesus Cuellar from the Galen Center in Los Angeles, Stephen Espinoza, the Exec...Read More

Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko on Showtime?

While the fight between IBF heavyweight titlist Anthony Joshua and former division ruler Wladimir Klitschko is a done deal for April 29th at Wembley Stadium in England, it's still not clear who will h...Read More

Crawford-Molina Fight Peaked at 871K Viewers, Averaged 806K

Terence Crawford’s domination of John Molina Jr. was the most-watched of six bouts broadcast by HBO and Showtime on Saturday, either live or on delay. Crawford-Molina peaked at 871,000 viewers and ave...Read More

Showtime Sports Head: We Are The Market Leader, NOT HBO!

Showtime Sports head Stephen Espinoza believes his network has clearly established itself as the market leader when it comes to boxing programming. Unfortunately, 2016 has been full of mismatches and...Read More

Cueller vs. Mares Undercard - Facebook Stream By Showtime

NEW YORK – SHOWTIME Sports will offer multi-camera, fully-produced boxing coverage on Facebook Live on Saturday, Dec. 10 (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT), providing fight fans with high-quality access to live un...Read More

HBO, Showtime To Televise Shows Simultaneously on January 28

HBO Sports announced Friday afternoon that the network’s first boxing offering has been scheduled for January 28. That “Boxing After Dark” doubleheader will feature Francisco Vargas (23-0-2, 17 KOs), ...Read More

Espinoza Proud of Charlo and Williams, Homegrown SHO Talents

Jermall Charlo and Julian Williams will be in the biggest fight of their careers when they face each other for Charlo’s junior middleweight title on the Dec. 10 undercard of Jesus Cuellar vs. Abner Ma...Read More

Bob Arum on His Current Relationship With Showtime

Promoter Bob Arum, who this past weekend staged a major pay-per-view fight featuring Manny Pacquiao without the help of HBO or Showtime, says that he has good relationships with both networks. ...Read More

Charlo vs. Williams Finalized, IBF Purse Bid Canceled

While not a breaking news story, the International Boxing Federation (IBF) saw fit to confirm its recently announced super welterweight title fight. A purse bid hearing had been scheduled for the m...Read More

"Fighting Words" - A Different Super Six (Plus One) For Showtime

by David P. Greisman - You know what you haven’t been doing on Saturday nights since August, and still won’t be doing in November either: watching boxing on Showtime. You know what you ought to be doi...Read More

SHO's Espinoza Will Keep a Close Eye on Adrien Broner's Antics

Showtime Sports head Stephen Espinoza will be keeping a close eye on behavior of former four division world champion Adrien Broner (32-2, 24KOs). Last week Showtime announced that Broner would appear ...Read More

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