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Hearn Agrees With Arum on Showtime Leaving Boxing like HBO

New York - Outside of Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KO’s), there probably wasn’t one other person inside the Hulu Theatre with a bigger smile than promoter Eddie Hearn - ahead of the monumental announcem...Read More

De La Hoya Plans To Speak With HBO on Canelo-Fielding

As BoxingScene previously reported, Mexico’s Canelo Alvarez announced on Friday that he will challenge Rocky Fielding of Britain for the WBA "regular" super middleweight title on Dec. 15 at New York’s...Read More

Road to Jacobs/Derevyanchenko Will Debut on HBO, Oct. 13

HBO Boxing presents “Road to Jacobs/Derevyanchenko,” an invigorating special examining the highly anticipated 160-pound title showdown between Daniel Jacobs and Sergiy Derevyanchenko set for Saturday,...Read More

Hearn on HBO's End, U.S. Market, Overpaying Fightrers, More

Promoter Eddie Hearn has a busy end to 2018, with shows in America, the UK and Monte Carlo. But he said he won’t be the one putting on Chris Eubank Jr-James DeGale [It’s not our fight”] if it happens ...Read More

Hearn Makes "Improved" Wilder-Joshua Offer, Asks For Meeting

Eddie Hearn made a brief stop by the WBC convention in Kiev today to make the case for his fighters at the mandatory contender meetings. Who spoke on behalf of his heavyweight, Dillian Whyte, who sits...Read More

Loeffler: Bidding War For Golovkin, Surprised By HBO Withdraw

TOM LOEFFLER said he was “surprised” to hear of HBO’s decision to withdraw from boxing. Loeffler, who has promoted Gennady Golovkin and the super-flyweight series on the network, hopes to have a new h...Read More

Lampley on HBO's Exit: I Probably Would Have Made Same Call

Lampley on HBO's Exit: I Probably Would Have Made Same Call

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - Jim Lampley got a call last week that he didn’t want to hear. But he knew that it would come. After spending 45 years as the gold standard of premium cable boxing, HBO execs pull...Read More

Canelo's Television Future To Be Decided Soon

So with HBO deciding to get out of the boxing business in 2019, that leaves the games biggest pay-per-view star, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, as a free agent of sorts. Right now, Golden Boy Promotions, is s...Read More

HBO Out of Boxing: Some of Us Will Miss The Voices

The first thought I had when I heard that HBO was out of boxing were the voices that would go silent. I occasionally stumble upon old sports clips on YouTube and hear the voice of a broadcaster from m...Read More

HBO's Nelson Denies Ratings Decline Was Factor To Drop Boxing

Peter Nelson, the head of HBO Sports, denies the circulating claims that declining ratings and bad matchups were determining factors behind the network's decision to drop boxing after 45 years of tele...Read More

Larry Merchant Reacts To HBO's Decision To Leave Boxing

The industry is still shocked, after HBO announced on Thursday of their company decision to drop live boxing after more than 1,000 fights over four decades of telecasts....Read More

Arum: HBO Has Great Entertainment, Not Canceling Subscription

People kept asking Bob Arum on Thursday if he, like some boxing fans, would cancel his subscription to HBO now that the premium cable network has announced it will no longer broadcast boxing....Read More

Hearn on HBO's Decision: They Lost Their Desire To Fight On

Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport was stunned like everyone else, when HBO confirmed on Thursday their decision to walk away from professional boxing after 45 years of live fight programming. HB...Read More

Oscar De La Hoya Reacts To HBO's Decision To Leave Boxing

As BoxingScene.com previously reported, HBO said on Thursday it will be dropping live boxing from its programming schedule from 2019 due to dwindling ratings, ending a 45-year association with the spo...Read More

Golovkin Being Approached By All Major Platforms, Says Loeffler

With HBO Sports confirming that beginning in 2019 that they will no longer be televising boxing, marquee fighters like Gennady Golovkin - who was a staple of the network the past several years - are n...Read More

Bob Arum Reacts To HBO's Decision To Leave Boxing

So what are Bob Arum's thoughts on HBO's decision to no longer televise boxing after 45 years? ''I've been saying for awhile that the contribution that the premium networks, particularly HBO, made to ...Read More

HBO Sports Issues Statement on Decision To Drop Boxing

Statement From HBO Sports Regarding Decision To Leave Boxing - “Our mission at HBO Sports is to elevate the brand. We look for television projects that are high-profile, high-access, and highly ambiti...Read More

HBO is Leaving Boxing After 45 Years, Network Announces

According to an article in the New York Times, HBO is officially leaving boxing after 45 years. HBO Sports Executive Vice President Peter Nelson made the announcement that HBO was dropping boxing Thur...Read More

Golovkin's Coach: Kellerman is One of The Most Biased on TV!

Abel Sanchez, the trainer for former middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, does not have a high opinion of HBO broadcast analyst Max Kellerman. Two weeks go, Canelo Alvarez won a twelve round majori...Read More

Canelo Has No Issue Working Out New Deal With HBO

WBC, WBA middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) is looking forward to a potential return in the month of December. His promoter, Golden Boy Promotions, is targeting the date of D...Read More