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Golovkin Continues Rating Climb With 1.1 Million on HBO

By Edward Chaykovsky

WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (27-0, 24KOs) has continued to climb in the television ratings on HBO. When Golovkin made his HBO debut against Grzegorz Proksa last September, he drew a rating of 685,000 viewers. The number climbed to 813,000 when he faced Gabriel Rosado in January, and last Saturday's three round destruction of Matthew Macklin drew a figure of 1.1 million viewers.

Golovkin will return to HBO in November against another highly ranked opponent. He may take another fight, off HBO, in August or September. After he dispatched of Rosado in January, HBO stepped up their marketing efforts for Golovkin's fight with Macklin and the higher ratings figure displays their added effort in gaining more subscribers to watch the Eastern Euro puncher.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by The Big Dunn on 07-03-2013

[QUOTE=brick wall;13527824]it's part of their programming not advertising. you don't put an amount for that because it's hbo who will benefit from it and not some product endorsement by other companies.[/QUOTE] fair point. I compared it to advertising dollars which…

Comment by brick wall on 07-03-2013

[QUOTE=Big Dunn;13527555][B]Produce and air. I'm pretty sure 15 m ins of HBO primetime is exspensive.[/B] I'm also pretty sure it takes more than a couple hoursseeing that they show it a month or two after the fight.[/QUOTE] it's part of…

Comment by The Big Dunn on 07-03-2013

[QUOTE=ИATAS;13527591]HBO owns HBO, they dont have to pay for airtime![/QUOTE] You knOw what I mean. Its still 15 minutes they could use to promote something else. I guess i'm wrong. I couldn't find anything that measured the cost of airing…

Comment by ИATAS on 07-03-2013

[QUOTE=Big Dunn;13527567]You guys look to be correct if its just production costs. I'm seeing costs to produce an episode of much bigger hour long shows at considerably less. I can't find anything that suggests how much 15 minutes of air…

Comment by Russian Crushin on 07-03-2013

[QUOTE=Big Dunn;13527555]Produce and air. I'm pretty sure 15 m ins of HBO primetime is exspensive. I'm also pretty sure it takes more than a couple hoursseeing that they show it a month or two after the fight.[/QUOTE] Lol c'mon if…

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