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Espinoza on Showtime's Second Half Schedule, Joshua-Wilder

It was formally announced over the weekend that Showtime will televise the lightweight unification tilt between Robert Easter and Mikey Garcia from the Staples Center on July 28th. Now their focus tur...Read More

Tyson Fury vs. Sefer Seferi Will Be Streamed Live By Showtime

SHOWTIME Sports has secured the U.S. rights to stream the long-awaited return of former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury, who will face Sefer Seferi in a 10-round heavyweight bout Saturday, June...Read More

Stevenson-Jack Broadcast Peaked at 611,000 Viewers on Showtime

The Adonis Stevenson-Badou Jack fight drew a peak audience of 611,000 viewers on Saturday night for Showtime. According to ratings released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research, the main event of a “Show...Read More

Broner-Vargas Telecast Peaked at 891,000 Viewers on Showtime

Adrien Broner hasn’t been able to win a fight decisively since he stopped Ashley Theophane two years ago. Broner still won the ratings game yet again Saturday night. Nielsen Media Research revealed Tu...Read More

SHO's Espinoza: We've Offered to Mediate Joshua-Wilder Talks

Stephen Espinoza, the head of Showtime Sports, is very confident that Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder will collide in a heavyweight unification in the future. Showtime has a working relationship wit...Read More

Hurd-Lara Drew Higher Ratings for Showtime Than Joshua-Parker

Jarrett Hurd and Erislandy Lara didn’t start fighting until 12:43 a.m. ET on Saturday night. That didn’t stop them from producing higher ratings than the heavyweight title unification fight Showtime t...Read More

Frampton-Donaire, Selby-Warrington Added To Showtime

Former two-division world champion Carl Frampton will battle former four-division champion Nonito Donaire on Saturday, April 21 in Belfast, Ireland for the interim WBO Featherweight Title. Then, on Sa...Read More

Joshua-Parker: Showtime's First Replay Peaked at 483,000 Viewers

More viewers were interested in Anthony Joshua’s fight against Joseph Parker than his previous appearance on Showtime. Their heavyweight title unification fight was watched by a peak audience of 379,0...Read More

Frampton-Donaire - Showtime Aggressively Pursuing The Bout

On April 21st from the SSE Arena in Belfast, Ireland, a match-up of two well known and accomplished featherweights takes place as Carl Frampton (24-1, 14 KOs) faces Nonito Donaire. As of now, no U.S. ...Read More

Espinoza: Joshua-Wilder 'Significantly Easier' To Do if Both With SHO

It's not clear when heavyweight titans Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) and Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) will clash. For the time being, both are circling one another but this is among the biggest bouts...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

Espinoza Explains Making Lara-Hurd Over Lara-Charlo, Hurd-Charlo

When it came time to make a 154-pound championship unification fight earlier this year, Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza had several appealing options. Erislandy Lara-Jarrett Hurd, the bout the network wil...Read More

Garcia-Lipinets Fight Peaked at 689,000 Viewers for Showtime

Mikey Garcia’s victory over Sergey Lipinets didn’t draw as many viewers as Garcia’s win against Adrien Broner in his previous fight. Garcia-Lipinets was watched by a peak audience of 689,000 and avera...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

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