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Boxing TV Ratings

Broner delivers record numbers for PBC on Spike

Adrien Broner's return to action set record numbers for PBC on Spike.

Andre Ward tops Terence Crawford's ratings for HBO

Andre Ward's fight against Sullivan Barrera this past weekend averaged 1.064M viewers, peaking at 1.152M.

Wilder numbers down on SHO

Numbers were down for Deontay Wilder's fight last weekend, but is there any reason for real concern?

Klitschko-Fury delivers for HBO

Last weekend's heavyweight showdown between Wladimir Klitschko and Tyson Fury did strong ratings for an afternoon show, averaging 1.038M viewers.

Bradley-Rios averages 910,000 viewers

Last weekend's fight between Timothy Bradley Jr. and Brandon Rios averaged 910,000 viewers for HBO, peaking at 1.03M.

PBC cable ratings in for last week

The numbers are back for the three PBC cable shows this past week. Not great!

HBO, Showtime take a licking from college football

Neither HBO nor Showtime did great numbers this past weekend as the two networks went head-to-head. Oh yeah, and both of them going up against college football certainly didn't help their causes.

'The Fight Game' returns Oct. 7

Jim Lampley returns to the airwaves next week for the newest installment of "The Fight Game."

Golovkin-Monroe does strong HBO rating

Gennady Golovkin brought the viewers this past weekend, continuing what has been a good year for HBO's boxing brand.

Canelo-Kirkland does best HBO rating since 2006

Canelo Alvarez delivered a huge audience on HBO this past weekend, doing HBO's best numbers in nine years.

Klitschko delivers highest HBO rating since 2012

Wladimir Klitschko brought in the numbers at the gate and on TV. The heavyweight title isn't dead yet.

HBO does big numbers for 4/18 fights

HBO delivered impressive numbers last Saturday night, and combined with Showtime, made for a strong night of boxing on premium cable.

PBC on NBC does 3MM+ viewers

PBC on NBC delivered strong numbers for its debut, winning the 18-49 demographic for Saturday night.

Ríos-Alvarado III averages 1.25 million viewers

Brandon Ríos and Mike Alvarado delivered strong numbers for HBO on Saturday night.

Stiverne-Wilder does big numbers for Showtime

Boxing fans were clearly intrigued by the Stiverne-Wilder match-up, as evidenced by the ratings - the 4th highest-rated fight in Showtime history.

Klitschko-Pulev does 1MM viewers on two airings

Wladimir Klitschko pulled in solid TV numbers for his win over Kubrat Pulev.

Hopkins-Kovalev peaks at just under 1.4MM viewers

Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev brought the viewers on Saturday, peaking at just under 1.4 million viewers on HBO.

Golovkin-Rubio does second-best rating of 2014

Gennady Golovkin delivered 33% more viewers for his win over Marco Antonio Rubio than he did in his last fight, indicating we may have a new star at HBO.

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 split audience led to low numbers for both sides.

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.

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