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Showtime Sports To Debut New Digital Show on February 28

SHOWTIME Sports continues to expand its position at the intersection of combat sports and culture with a first-of-its-kind, sports talk show, BELOW THE BELT hosted by Brendan Schaub. The twice-monthly...Read More

Garcia-Rios Peaked at 558K Viewers, Averaged 516K on Showtime

The ratings for Showtime’s second “Showtime Championship Boxing” broadcast of 2018 weren’t as high as the ratings generated by its first telecast of this year. According to ratings released Wednesday ...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

Showtime's Espinoza on Heavy TV Schedule, Mayweather, More

Showtime's Espinoza on Heavy TV Schedule, Mayweather, More

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - It's a pretty good time to be Stephen Espinoza. Though the chill from a Super Bowl week in Minneapolis may linger awhile, the Showtime executive surely has a lot to look forward ...Read More

Anthony Joshua vs. Joseph Parker To Air Live on Showtime

Showtime announced Monday afternoon that the American cable network will televise the Anthony Joshua-Joseph Parker heavyweight title unification fight live March 31. Joshua-Parker will be the sixth Jo...Read More

Mayweather, SHO's Espinoza To Meet, Discuss Topic of MMA Fight

Former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather is heading to Minnesota where he's set to meet with Showtime Sports head honcho Stephen Espinoza. And according to Espinoza, the two of them will d...Read More

Showtime Makes Statement on their Commitment to Boxing

With their recent roll-out of fights in the upcoming months, Showtime has once again re-affirmed their commitment to the sport. And in the States, there may be no network that has put more more into t...Read More

Porter, Russell, Joshua-Parker Also in Play For Showtime Schedule

While there were over two dozen boxers in attendance at Cipriani's in New York City on Wednesday as Showtime announced their upcoming boxing schedule, it doesn't mean that some of those who were absen...Read More

Stephen Espinoza Promoted To Sports & Event Programming Prez

It was announced earlier today by Showtime President and CEO David Nevins, that Stephen Espinoza has been promoted to President of Sports and Event Programming. In his new position, he will report to ...Read More

Showtime's Espinoza: Shields Progressed Faster Than We Expected

Stephen Espinoza didn’t expect Claressa Shields to advance as quickly as she has since she made her pro debut less than 14 months ago. The 22-year-old Shields won the IBF and WBC super middleweight ch...Read More

Showtime Sports Prez To White: We Can't Release Fake Numbers!

A few days ago, UFC President Dana White lashed out at Showtime - stating that he would never again take part in a working relationship with the network. White's company came together with Showtime la...Read More

Espinoza Open to Discussing Bouts Between Showtime, ESPN Boxers

Stephen Espinoza is intrigued by the idea of having boxers tied to Showtime getting in the ring to face fighters affiliated with ESPN through Top Rank’s partnership with that network. Of course, such ...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

White: I'll Never Work With Showtime, I Despise Those F***ing Guys

UFC President Dana White has made one thing clear - he will never take part in another working relationship with Showtime. White's company came together with Showtime last year, to promote the anticip...Read More

Espinoza Optimistic Spence-Thurman Will Happen Later This Year

As one of the best boxing matches Showtime could televise in the foreseeable future, Stephen Espinoza wants Errol Spence Jr.-Keith Thurman to take place as soon as possible. Espinoza, the executive re...Read More

Espinoza Confident Showtime to Air Joshua Fights for Long Time

Stephen Espinoza expects Showtime and Anthony Joshua to remain business partners “for a long time.” Eddie Hearn, Joshua’s promoter, has shopped American television rights to Joshua’s fights to HBO, Sh...Read More

Showtime To Slot in More Fights To 2018 Schedule

In recent weeks, Showtime has been announcing various fights to their upcoming schedule for the first quarter of 2018. Thus far Errol Spence-Lamont Peterson at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn (Januar...Read More

Frampton vs. Donaire - Showtime Interested in Carrying The Fight

It was reported last week that a possible bout between Carl Frampton and Nonito Donaire could be happening on April 7th in Belfast. Frampton, who began this year by losing his WBA featherweight belt i...Read More

Bob Arum Very Open To Do Talent "Trades" With Showtime

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum has made it no secret that he's no fan of the current leadership at HBO Sports, but he's more than willing to have a working relationship with Showtime and their parent company...Read More

DeGale, Selby Doubleheader To Be Streamed By Showtime

SHOWTIME Sports will live stream a world-class boxing event – including two world championship bouts – free to the U.S. audience on social media platforms Saturday, December 9 to close out the network...Read More