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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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