Daily Archives: September 28, 2018

HBO to drop live boxing after 45 years – Houston Chronicle

Houston Chronicle HBO to drop live boxing after 45 yearsHouston ChronicleNEW YORK (AP) — HBO is getting out of the live boxing business after more than 1,000 fights over four decades of telecasts. The network will televise the Oct. 27 middleweight title fight between Danny Jacobs and Sergiy Derevyanchenko, then bow out … More: continued here

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Predictions: Groves vs Smith

George Groves and Callum Smith are in Jeddah to battle it out in the World Boxing Super Series final – but who do our Panel believe will win? More: continued here

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Groves dares Smith to be great

George Groves sees glaring vulnerability in his unbeaten challenger and questions whether Callum Smith can take a leap of faith in the World Boxing Super Series final. More: continued here

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HBO Doesn’t Need Boxing Gloves to Tussle With Netflix – Bloomberg

Bloomberg HBO Doesn't Need Boxing Gloves to Tussle With NetflixBloombergThe pay-TV network, now owned by AT&T Inc., says it will no longer air boxing matches after this year as viewership declines and fight fans become an increasingly tiny portion of its subscriber base. It's one of the biggest visible strategy changes to …and more » More: continued here

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World Boxing Super Series: Chapter One Closes – BoxingScene.com

BoxingScene.com World Boxing Super Series: Chapter One ClosesBoxingScene.comBy Cliff Rold. When the first iteration of the World Boxing Super Series was announced, it was easy to wonder if it could really all come together. The cruiserweight field looked stronger on paper and proved to be so in the ring. It produced a pair of …and more » More: continued here

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Boxing tournament benefitting Albany youth | News | wtxl.com – WTXL ABC 27

WTXL ABC 27 Boxing tournament benefitting Albany youth | News | wtxl.comWTXL ABC 27ALBANY, Ga. (WTXL) – Beat the Streetz boxing and trophy company is presenting the first annual "Put Down the Guns and Pick Up the Gloves" boxing …Beat the streetz and trophy company presenting boxing tournament in AlbanyWALBall 2 news articles » More: continued here

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Jon Jones vows to quit UFC and wants switch to boxing to face … – The Sun

The Sun Jon Jones vows to quit UFC and wants switch to boxing to face …The SunFormer heavyweight champ Jones says he has nothing left to prove in UFC.Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury is official: Boxing Report 2018 (photos)cleveland.com (blog)Jon Jones Is Considering 'Big Fights' Inside The Boxing RingLowKick MMAall 111 news articles » More: continued here

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HBO pivots away from live boxing – NBCNews.com

HBO pivots away from live boxingNBCNews.comAT&T-owned HBO said on Thursday it would no longer program live boxing, at least in the short term. The network said in a statement: "Going forward in 2019, we will be pivoting away from programming live boxing on HBO," adding that it could still look … More: continued here

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HBO Doesn’t Need Boxing Gloves to Tussle With Netflix – Washington Post

Washington Post HBO Doesn't Need Boxing Gloves to Tussle With NetflixWashington PostHBO is walking out of the ring, and it's the right move. The pay-TV network, now owned by AT&T Inc., says it will no longer air boxing matches after this year as viewership declines and fight fans become an increasingly tiny portion of its subscriber base.and more » More: continued …

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Saunders cleared of doping by BBBofC

Billy Joe Saunders insists he is a “clean fighter” after he was found “not in breach of BBBofC or UKAD anti-doping regulations” by the British Boxing Board of Control. More: continued here

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HBO is ‘pivoting away’ from professional boxing, 45 years after broadcasting its first match – CT Post

CT Post HBO is 'pivoting away' from professional boxing, 45 years after broadcasting its first matchCT PostHBO announced on Thursday that it will be "pivoting away" from its live broadcasting of professional boxing matches, 45 years after the cable network televised its first fight. Peter Nelson, the executive vice president of HBO Sports, made the … More: continued here

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Why HBO is stunningly leaving boxing behind – New York Post

New York Post Why HBO is stunningly leaving boxing behindNew York PostHBO's boxing demise was a slow death caused partly by its own doing and partly because of a change in the boxing business. Once the premium network for some of the biggest fights in boxing history, HBO's dominance of the sport's biggest events and … More: continued here

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