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SHO's Espinoza Wonders if UFC Really Want Mayweather-McGregor

CONOR MCGREGOR's pursuit of a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather has come to a screeching halt. Ireland's first UFC champion, who is currently preparing for the birth of his first child, has been purs...Read More

Porter-Berto Bout Drew Average of 468,000 Viewers on Showtime

An average of 468,000 viewers watched Showtime’s broadcast of the Shawn Porter-Andre Berto welterweight fight Saturday night from Brooklyn. The average viewership was lower than the two previous main ...Read More

Showtime's Espinoza: There's One Network Committed to Boxing

NEW YORK – Stephen Espinoza made it perfectly clear he feels Showtime has surpassed HBO as the premier provider of boxing programming on premium cable. Espinoza, the executive vice president and gener...Read More

Showtime Reveals Schedule of Shows For Next Eight Weeks

SHOWTIME Sports has unveiled the network’s complete spring 2017 boxing schedule following today’s earlier announcement that the heavyweight boxing event of the year will be televised live on SHOWTIME....Read More

Showtime to Air Joshua-Klitschko Live; HBO Gets Delayed Telecast

Showtime announced a considerable boxing victory over HBO on Monday. After a long battle between the premium-cable rivals, Showtime essentially revealed it won a bidding war with HBO to secure the U.S...Read More

Showtime, HBO Still in Running to Air Joshua-Klitschko in U.S.

NEW YORK – Stephen Espinoza would’ve loved to have been able to tell reporters Thursday that Showtime has secured the U.S. television rights to air the Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight ch...Read More

SHO's Espinoza on His Interest in The 'World Boxing Super Series'

New York - Showtime Executive Vice President and General Manager Stephen Espinoza was on hand at the unveiling of Comosa AG’s World Boxing Super Series, a bracket-style elimination tournament that wil...Read More

SHO's Espinoza on Brook-Spence Date, Fall Showtime Schedule

It's been a strong 2017 for Showtime Sports in regards to their boxing franchise. They have featured an attractive slate of fights which have produced solid ratings for the network. And they are conti...Read More

SHO's Espinoza Says More CBS Televised Fights Are Possible

Last weekend's bout at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York - which featured the welterweight unification bout between Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia - was one that did big television ratings, pe...Read More

Joshua vs. Klitschko - U.S. Television Situation Still Up in The Air

So just who will televise the heavyweight title bout between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko on April 29th from Wembley Stadium in London, England? While Klitschko has had a long association wit...Read More

Thurman-Garcia Fight Peaked at 5.1M Viewers; Averaged 3.74M

The peak audience for Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING ON CBS broadcast of Thurman vs. Garcia reached 5.1 million viewers, the largest audience for a primetime boxing broadcast since 1998 and u...Read More

Thurman-Garcia Overnight Ratings Look Strong

CBS was the No. 1 network in prime time on Saturday night, according to Nielsen overnight ratings, with the live broadcast of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS, presented by Premier Boxing Champions...Read More

Showtime's Stephen Espinoza on The Angel Garcia Controversy

New York - It’s dubbed Showtime on CBS. That is the magnitude of the WBA/WBC welterweight unification between Keith Thurman (27-0, 22 KO’s) and Danny Garcia . The two will square off on primetime on C...Read More

Showtime Exec: If You Make Best Fights, Ratings Will Soon Follow

New York - If there was a network that has hit the ground running in the first quarter of 2017, it's been Showtime. So far the network has televised main event fights like the draw between Badou Jack ...Read More

Brook-Spence Could Land on Showtime; Fight Date Not Yet Set

Whenever Kell Brook and Errol Spence Jr. fight, Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza wants his network to televise it. Espinoza, executive vice president and general manager for Showtime Sports, said Thursday ...Read More

Video: SHO's Espinoza on Garcia-Thurman, Wilder-Stiverne II

Showtime's Stephen Espinoza Interview on Boxing - BROOKLYN - Undefeated welterweight world champions Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before the...Read More

Escandon Injured; Russell Fight, 3/11 Showtime Card Postponed

Gary Russell Jr. will have to wait a little longer to fight again. The WBC world featherweight champion’s lengthy layoff, already approaching a year, was extended Tuesday because the opponent he was s...Read More

Adrian Granados Will Be Back on Showtime, Says Manager

It was a close, hard-fought split decision that went against Adrian Granados this past weekend as he battled Adrien Broner for ten rounds at the Cintas Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Granados had to deal...Read More

Broner-Granados Fight Peaked at 859,000 Viewers on Showtime

Say what you will about Adrien Broner, but he still delivers ratings. The polarizing former four-division champion’s entertaining fight against Adrian Granados peaked at 859,000 viewers on Saturday ni...Read More

Showtime's Espinoza on Joshua Gaining U.S. Fans, Wilder Clash

Stephen Espinoza, the head of Showtime Sports, expects the boxing fans in the United States to be fixated on the outcome of the heavyweight showdown between Anthony and Wladimir Klitschko. Joshua vs. ...Read More