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PBC Debut on Bounce Draws 459K Viewers, Peak of 667K

ATLANTA  - The series premiere of Premier Boxing Champions - The Next Round on Bounce TV on Aug. 2 was a knockout success.

The live telecast delivered 459,000 total viewers and averaged 333,000 Households between 9:00 p.m.-12:15 a.m., with a peak audience of 667,000 total viewers and 444,000 Households. This live telecast also delivered 255,000 Adults 25-54 and 195,000 A18-49.

Bounce TV aired an immediate encore of PBC - The Next Round after the live event and the two telecasts combined reached nearly two million unique viewers.

The network also streamed the PBC - The Next Round live on BounceTV.com which saw a usage increase of more than 300% on Sunday night. (Click here to watch the telecast.)

Bounce TV's debut of PBC - The Next Round was also met with glowing media reviews, including: "Smashing debut" (Bleacher Report) and "The debut of PBC: The Next Round on Bounce TV was a success" (USA Today).

The inauguralPBC - The Next Round consisted of three exciting fights. The main event sawJuan Carlos "Baby Pacquiao" Payano (17-0, 8 KOs) defeat Rau'shee Warren (13-1, 4 KOs) in a close, 12-round split decision to retain his Bantamweight Title.

In the first bout of a four-man super welterweight tournament, John Jackson (20-2, 15 KOs) won a 10-round unanimous decision over Dennis Laurente (49-6, 30 KOs).  The second tournament bout featured a hard-hitting fight in which Jorge Cota (25-1, 22 KOs) defeated Yudel Jhonson.  The winners of this tournament, Cota and Jackson, will fight on PBC - The Next Round on Bounce TV in November.

Fred Hickman (CNN Sports, ESPN) hosted PBC - The Next Round, Fran Charles (NFL Network, MLB Network) called the blow-by-blow action and former Super Welterweight World Champion Austin "No Doubt" Trout provided insight and analysis.

PBC - The Next Round returns Fri. Sept. 18 at 9:00 p.m. (ET) with the schedule of fights to be announced shortly. 

The event was showcased by Premier Boxing Champions

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 08-06-2015

[QUOTE=Lou Cipher;15943025]Another PBC ratings dud in the books. Haymons gonna get labeled The Hen if he keeps laying these eggs all over the place[/QUOTE] Lmao... For bounce, that is probably the highest ratings ever on that channel.. 450k is huge…

Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 08-06-2015

[QUOTE=The Big Dunn;15941026]Maybe Deveel916, Sadam Ali and others will see this and better understand my points about why it's good to show fights on different networks at different times.[/QUOTE] Who the FVCK you calling sadam ali......:boxing::luvbed:

Comment by Lou Cipher on 08-06-2015

Another PBC ratings dud in the books. Haymons gonna get labeled The Hen if he keeps laying these eggs all over the place

Comment by Fetta on 08-05-2015

[QUOTE=aldo5408;15942814]El Malo what city you in?[/QUOTE] Yeah i was about to ask that. I see you in SJ do you get it? ATT Uverse already told me no but maybe they didn't know...

Comment by aldo5408 on 08-05-2015

El Malo what city you in?

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