Boxing TV Ratings

HBO BAD does solid TV numbers


Sergey Kovalev and Brandon Rios put up solid viewing numbers this past weekend on HBO Boxing After Dark.

Golovkin-Geale tanks on HBO, averages 758K


Gennady Golovkin scored another big win on Saturday, but he came up well short in the TV ratings game.

Marquez-Alvarado peaks at 1.3MM viewers


Juan Manuel Marquez's star power is intact, as the 40-year-old Mexican veteran delivered a good viewer total in his return to HBO this past weekend against Mike Alvarado.

Kovalev-Agnew does 1MM viewers on HBO


Sergey Kovalev brought in a solid viewership for his first HBO main event this past Saturday on Boxing After Dark.

Garcia-Herrera peaks at 1.1 million viewers


Viewership was up 26% for Danny Garcia's fight against Mauricio Herrera as compared to his bout with Zab Judah in his last Showtime appearance.

HBO trounces SHO in Jan. 25 ratings


In what will likely come as no surprise, a stronger main event gave HBO nearly a 2-to-1 viewer victory over Showtime in 2014's first head-to-head boxing ratings battle.

Rigondeaux takes heat for low rating


Guillermo Rigondeaux is the focal point of the chatter surrounding this past weekend's boxing TV ratings on HBO and Showtime, and while he certainly didn't deliver for HBO in the main event, a...

Hopkins-Murat delivers 1M viewers


Bernard Hopkins' fight this past Saturday night against Karo Murat kept Showtime's impressive ratings year rolling, delivering one million viewers.

Cotto-Rodriguez does over 1.5 million viewers


Miguel Cotto still brings 'em in, as the 32-year-old Puerto Rican star's return to HBO was watched by more homes than any other fight on cable in 2013.

Golovkin-Macklin tops 1M viewers


At the rate he's going, Gennady Golovkin will no longer be able to be pushed aside as someone who can't draw. In his third fight on HBO, Golovkin topped the one million viewer mark last weekend.

Malignaggi-Broner does big SHO rating


Showtime's boxing franchise continues to impress in the Nielsens, as a peak of 1.3 million viewers tuned in for Malignaggi vs Broner last Saturday.

Batman delivers big HBO BAD rating


Mikey Garcia and Juan Manuel Lopez did the year's best number for HBO Boxing After Dark, bringing in 1.3 million viewers this past Saturday night.

Froch-Kessler II does 1M viewers on HBO


Last Saturday's live and replay broadcasts of Carl Froch's win over Mikkel Kessler combined to bring in over one million viewers for HBO.

Zou debut draws reported 300 million viewers


The pro debut of two-time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming reportedly drew close to 300 million viewers on television in China.

Rios-Alvarado II does 1.2M viewers on HBO


Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado fought for 1.2 million happy viewers on HBO this past Saturday.

Hopkins-Cloud does 1.2 million viewers


Bernard Hopkins' win against Tavoris Cloud didn't have major pre-fight buzz, and that was reflected in the viewer numbers on HBO.

Cotto-Trout sets SHO ratings record, 1.4 million


Showtime set a new record mark for their boxing ratings on Saturday, as Miguel Cotto vs Austin Trout was a hit, peaking at about 1.4 million viewers.

Broner vs DeMarco draws over 1 million HBO viewers


Adrien Broner's star power looks to have held steady as he draws a good, though not great, number on HBO against Antonio DeMarco.

Canelo vs Lopez: Fight Tops 1 Million Viewers On Showtime


Canelo Alvarez pulls a very impressive rating on Showtime for his bout with Josesito Lopez.

Ward vs Dawson: Solid Gate Result, Adequate HBO Numbers

Last Saturday night's HBO World Championship Boxing main event between Andre Ward and Chad Dawson at Oakland's Oracle Arena did solid numbers on TV and at the gate. 1.3 million watched the fight on...

Chavez vs Rubio: Big TV Numbers in Mexico


Julio Cesar Chavez Jr pulled in big ratings on Mexican TV for his win over Marco Antonio Rubio. Bad Left Hook has more.

'On Freddie Roach' Premiere Draws Less Than 200,000 Viewers


HBO's 'On Freddie Roach' drew 188,000 viewers for its premiere episode last Friday. Bad Left Hook has more.

Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr: Who's Winning the HBO Ratings Battle?


Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and Canelo Alvarez are both bringing in solid ratings on HBO.

Pacquiao vs Marquez Was Most-Watched Fight in History of Mexico


Over 37 million in Mexico tuned in to see Juan Manuel Marquez battle Manny Pacquiao on Saturday. Bad Left Hook has more.

UFC on FOX Ratings: How Much Higher Can MMA Go, and What Impact Could Their Success Have on Boxing?


Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos got UFC's FOX series off to a thunderous start on Saturday. Is that success sustainable, and could it translate to the boxing world if the situation presents...

Boxing's 2011 TV Ratings: Numbers and Analysis for HBO, Showtime, ESPN and Pay-Per-View


Bad Left Hook looks at the 2011 Nielsen TV ratings for HBO, Showtime, ESPN and pay-per-view boxing.

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