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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

Showtime's Spence-Ocampo Main Event Peaked at 726K Viewers

Errol Spence Jr. fought a completely unknown opponent and gave himself only three minutes to build a television audience Saturday night. That didn’t stop Spence from producing higher ratings for Showt...Read More

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