Boxing


Mike Tyson v Roy Jones Jr. knocks-out pre-sale PPV records

The ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ boxing bout between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. has broken pre-sale pay-per-view fight records. The fight, taking place on November 28 at 9PM EST, will be available on PPV through cable and satellite providers internationally, and on the FITE.tv website and app. Triller, the video making and social media app, will also […]

Sky Sports makes landmark women’s boxing event free-to-view

Sky Sports has announced it is making this coming weekend’s triple-header of women’s world title boxing fights available to UK viewers for free.  The women’s boxing-oriented Matchroom Boxing event taking place on Saturday will be available to watch on YouTube, Facebook and the Sky Sports website, in addition to the Sky Sports Arena channel. The […]

DAZN should more than double monthly cost says Matchroom Boxing’s Hearn 

Outspoken boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has called on DAZN to increase its subscription fee in the US by more than double.  Speaking to the SI Boxing podcast, the Matchroom Boxing managing director said that the US$19.99 per month subscription cost is undervalued when considering the vast amount of content offered. Matchroom launched a partnership with […]

Anthony Joshua fight ‘most pirated boxing event ever’

Anthony Joshua’s shocking boxing defeat at the hands of Andy Ruiz Jr has broken records for piracy. According to digital piracy protection specialist Muso, over 13 million people watched the event live over illegal streams. The top platform for these illegal streams was YouTube with in excess of 93% of the audience share. The biggest […]

DAZN signs exclusive five-year deal with boxer Canelo

DAZN has signed a deal with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez that will see the boxer fight exclusively on the sports streaming service for the next five years. The 11-fight deal – two fights per year following the first bout in December – is reportedly worth a minimum of US$365 million, with DAZN describing it as “the […]

Facebook signs up with Golden Boy for boxing on Watch

Facebook has signed a deal with boxing promoter Golden Boy Promotions to bring live boxing and other original programming to its Facebook Watch platform. The first of five live fight nights on Facebook will kick off on August 11 with the WBA World Featherweight bout between Jesus Rojas and Joseph JoJo Diaz Jr at the […]

Eleven secures exclusive rights to Mayweather-McGregor bout

Pay TV sports network Eleven Sports has secured exclusive live rights for Belgium to forthcoming boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. Eleven will provide access to the fight via a Fight Pass subscription for a one-time payment of €20. Subscribers an also purchase an annual pass for €80 that gives them access to […]

Sky creates VR highlights film of Klitscko-Joshua bout

Sky has created a virtual-reality highlights film of the April 29 world heavyweight boxing match between Vitali Klitschko and Anthony Joshua that is available for download via the Sky VR app. The 12-minute film was created by Sky’s dedicated in-house VR production unit, Sky VR Studios, and looks at the preparations of both fighters ahead […]

Altice extends sports offering with exclusive boxing deal

Cable and telecom group Altice has acquired the exclusive TV rights for the next four years to World Series of Boxing (WSB), enabling its SFR Sport channel to distribute coverage of WSB matches exclusively from this year. SFR Sport will air coverage of 36 qualifying stage matches and 14 final round bouts, including between six […]

IM360 claims VR boxing first as Haye fight goes online

From today boxing fans will be able to relive the weekend’s boxing bout between former heavyweight champion David Haye and Mark de Mori in immersive Virtual Reality. The match will be available on Hayemaker 360, a VR app custom-built by interactive content specialist IM360 – the product of a partnership between IM360, Haye and Salter Brothers […]