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Video: SHO's Espinoza Talks Canelo, HBO's Demise, Joshua

Stephen Espinoza Video Interview - In anticipation of the December 1 heavyweight world title showdown between WBC champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder and lineal champion Tyson “Gypsy King” Fur...Read More

Wilder vs. Fury - "All Access" Three Part Series, Nov. 17 Debut

SHOWTIME Sports will chronicle the buildup to the heavyweight blockbuster event featuring WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder and lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury with a new installmen...Read More

Espinoza: Golden Boy Knows Showtime 'Very Interested' In Canelo

NEW YORK – Stephen Espinoza has made an aggressive pitch to Canelo Alvarez’s team. All Showtime’s president for sports and event programming can do now is wait for Alvarez, Oscar De La Hoya and Golden...Read More

Espinoza: Mayweather 'Very Serious' About Pacquiao Rematch

NEW YORK – Stephen Espinoza expects a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao rematch to take place at some point early in 2019. The Showtime executive has discussed their possible rematch with Mayweather...Read More

Stevenson-Gvozdyk To Air on SHO Right Before Wilder-Fury PPV

The televised portion of the Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury pay-per-view undercard is still under construction. It appears, though, that boxing fans will get an appealing lead-in to Showtime’s four-fight, ...Read More

Espinoza: Showtime Not Going Anywhere; Spending More $$$ In 2019

Stephen Espinoza recognizes the value in the increasing competition for broadcasting boxing. The more exposure the sport gets from other networks and streaming services, the better it ultimately will ...Read More

Bob Arum: HBO and Showtime Don't Belong In Boxing Anymore

LAS VEGAS – A few hours before the biggest boxing match of 2018, Bob Arum wasn’t ready to call Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin the last high-profile pay-per-view fight HBO would ever televise. The out...Read More

Showtime's Porter-Garcia Main Event Peaked at 690,000 Viewers

Shawn Porter-Danny Garcia was the most-watched of six boxing matches televised Saturday night on premium cable channels. Nielsen Media Research ratings released Tuesday revealed Showtime’s main event ...Read More

Showtime, Premier Boxing Champions Finalize New 3-Year Deal

SHOWTIME Sports and Premier Boxing Champions have entered into a three-year boxing programming agreement extending their long-term partnership. The deal calls for a monthly series of events presented ...Read More

Cradle of Champions Debuts on Showtime, September 21

SHOWTIME has acquired the television rights to CRADLE OF CHAMPIONS, a documentary film that takes viewers through the New York Golden Gloves tournament, one of the most prestigious amateur boxing tour...Read More

Joshua on Leaving SHO for DAZN: Business is Not About Loyalty!

In the United States, Showtime had aired all six of Anthony Joshua's world title fights - starting with his title winning effort over Charles Martin to capture the IBF crown in 2016. On September 22nd...Read More

Fury vs. Pianeta, Frampton vs. Jackson - Picked Up By Showtime

SHOWTIME Sports will present Carl Frampton’s interim featherweight title defense and the second comeback fight of lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury on Saturday, August 18 live from Belfast, North...Read More

Showtime's Espinoza: Streaming Services Must Show Quality Fights

Stephen Espinoza welcomes the competition from the streaming services now offering boxing. Theoretically, if ESPN+ and DAZN can create new boxing fans through those expansive platforms, that should be...Read More

Showtime's Espinoza Hopes Network Can Air Future Joshua Fights

Stephen Espinoza expects Showtime to have an opportunity to bid for the broadcast rights to future Anthony Joshua fights. Espinoza, Showtime Sports’ president, expressed optimism regarding working wit...Read More

Garcia-Easter Showtime Tripleheader Peaked at 725K Viewers

Mikey Garcia hasn’t just made strides as a ticket-seller. More viewers also tuned in to Garcia’s fight Saturday night than for his previous performance. Ratings released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Resea...Read More

Showtime's Espinoza on Errol Spence's Future, Fight Options

On September 8th from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, former world champions Shawn Porter and Danny Garcia will duke it out for the vacant WBC welterweight title. The belt became vacant after Keith ...Read More

Video: SHO's Espinoza on Wilder-Joshua, Network Rivalries

Stephen Espinoza Video Interview - Former world champions Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter went face-to-face Monday at a press conference to formally announce their showdown for the vacant WBC Welterweig...Read More

Garcia vs. Easter: Showtime To Stream Undercard Fights

SHOWTIME Sports will provide live streaming of undercard fights and analysis on the network’s social platforms in advance of this Saturday’s Mikey Garcia vs. Robert Easter Jr. Lightweight World Champi...Read More

Shields-Gabriels Drew Peak Viewership of 410K on Showtime

Claressa Shields’ most difficult professional fight also drew her highest ratings. According to ratings released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research, Shields’ victory over Hanna Gabriels drew a peak aud...Read More

SHO's Espinoza Expects Spence Back For One More in 2018

In the immediate aftermath of Errol Spence taking care of mandatory challenger Carlos Ocampo in one round this past weekend in Texas, the defending IBF welterweight champion said that his return to th...Read More