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Munguia’s Win Against Ali Drew Peak of 779,000 Viewers for HBO

The ratings for his HBO debut understandably weren’t as high for Jaime Munguia’s huge win Saturday night as those for the middleweight champion he wanted to fight a week earlier. Viewers still are muc...Read More

Hearn: Showtime is Frontrunner To Secure Anthony Joshua, But...

This coming Saturday night, Showtime will televise the sixth fight involving IBF, IBO, WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs). Showtime signed a multi-fight deal with Joshua in the aft...Read More

Dillian Whyte vs. Lucas Browne Picked Up By HBO

HBO Boxing jets across the Atlantic to familiar territory – the boxing hotbed of London, England for an important heavyweight matchup as HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: DILLIAN WHYTE VS. LUCAS BROWNE is prese...Read More

Wilder-Ortiz Showtime's Highest-Rated Fight Since Wilder-Stiverne

Not since Deontay Wilder won the WBC heavyweight title from Bermane Stiverne have as many viewers watched a boxing match on Showtime as they did Saturday night. According to ratings released Tuesday b...Read More

Golovkin: Judging, HBO Commentary Not Fair for 1st Canelo Fight

Five months have passed since Gennady Golovkin settled for a much-debated draw with Canelo Alvarez. The unbeaten middleweight champion’s opinion still hasn’t changed. Golovkin thinks he was wronged Se...Read More

Sor Rungvisai-Estrada Main Event Peaked at 753K Viewers on HBO

The second installment of “SuperFly” drew lower ratings than HBO’s first telecast, but produced similar ratings to the premium cable network’s first boxing offering of 2018. According to ratings relea...Read More

Lomachenko-Linares: Arum, Gomez Trade Words - No Date Budge

So this much is clear: Vasyl Lomachenko will be performing at the Madison Square Garden on May 12th. The question is whether Top Rank has moved on from trying to get WBA lightweight titlist, Jorge Lin...Read More

Duva Expects Good Crowd on Night of Competing Cards in NY

Kathy Duva obviously would prefer it if there weren’t a boxing card competing against the show her company is promoting the same night in New York. Roughly 40 years in the brutal boxing business have ...Read More

Arum Explains Why Lomachenko-Linares Being on HBO is a 'Waste'

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum believes ESPN is the perfect outlet to showcase a potential showdown between lightweight bout between Vasyl Lomachenko and WBA world champion Jorge Linares. Arum has an ESPN te...Read More

Arum: Loma-Linares Fallout Proves Deceitful Nature of HBO!

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum is still very annoyed with the fallout of the lightweight bout between Vasyl Lomachenko and WBA world champion Jorge Linares. Arum has an ESPN televised date of May 12, from Ne...Read More

Arum Slams HBO's Nelson, Claims He Blocked Lomachenko-Linares

As BoxingScene.com previously reported, there is a serious scheduling conflict with respect to a potential lightweight collision between WBA champion Jorge Linares and two-time Olympic gold medal winn...Read More

Matthysse-Kiram HBO Doubleheader Peaks at 769,000 Viewers

The ratings for HBO’s first boxing broadcast of 2018 are comparable to the premium-cable channel’s last boxing offering of 2017. Nielsen Media Research ratings released Tuesday indicate HBO’s “Boxing ...Read More

HBO Sports Head Speaks on Early 2018 Plans For Network

Thus far in 2018, HBO has a card on January 27th that is co-headlined by Jorge Linares and Lucas Matthysse, then 'SuperFly 2' on February 24th (which both take place at the Forum in Inglewood, Califor...Read More

Duva Discusses Competing Cards March 3 at MSG Theater, Barclays

It’s unfortunate, but there’s nothing she can do about it. That’s the approach promoter Kathy Duva is taking to the likely reality that her company’s card March 3 in The Theater at Madison Square Gard...Read More

Lemieux's Promoter Expects To Be Back on HBO Before Saunders

Last Saturday night in Canada, former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux came up short to capture gold when he was dominated over twelve rounds by Billy Joe Saunders, who holds the WBO middleweig...Read More

Saunders-Lemieux Peaked at 775K Viewers, Averaged 716K on HBO

David Lemieux’s lopsided loss to Billy Joe Saunders on Saturday night drew more viewers than Lemieux’s previous appearance on HBO. Ratings released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research indicated that the...Read More

News: Clestus Seldin, Efren Lopez, HBO's Fight Game, More

Amateur standout, featherweight Efren "Chico" Lopez (1-0, 1 KO), from Fresno, CA, will step in the ring for the second time this year. The 4-round bout will take place on the Vargas vs. Herrera card ...Read More

HBO's Tripleheader Peaked at 618,000 Viewers Saturday Night

HBO’s “Boxing After Dark” tripleheader amounted to an entertaining telecast Saturday night, but its ratings dropped from the network’s previous two boxing offerings due to a lack of star power and som...Read More

Bob Arum Sound Off, Drops Heavy Bombs on HBO's Peter Nelson

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum explained, in great detail, why his company is in much stronger position since going forward with their decision to part ways with HBO earlier this year - and then sign a multi...Read More

Arum: If HBO Wants to Counter-Program Loma-Rigo, Be My Guest!

NEW YORK – Bob Arum didn’t mention HBO or Peter Nelson specifically Thursday morning. Then again, the Hall-of-Fame promoter didn’t need to do that. Virtually everyone knew that he was referring to the...Read More