(Reuters) – U.S. broadcaster HBO said on Thursday it will be dropping live boxing from its programming schedule from 2019 due to dwindling ratings, ending a 45-year association with the sport.
Can you watch boxing on HBO now?
Is HBO Boxing Available Live and Streaming on HBO Now? Sorry, HBO Now does not feature live Pay-Per-View boxing matches via the app. This has always been the case since HBO Now launched in 2015. HBO Now is not your solution for streaming an HBO Boxing match live.
Why did HBO stop covering boxing?
Peter Nelson, the 37-year-old executive vice president of HBO Sports, announced Thursday morning, in a meeting with the HBO Boxing production staff, that the network was dropping boxing. “Our audience research informs us that boxing is no longer a determinant factor for subscribing to HBO.”
Where can I watch old boxing?
Get Hulu, Disney+, and ESPN+. Get all three. Sit ringside for hundreds of the most legendary bouts in the history of the sweet science, all on-demand, including Ali/Frazier II-III, Leonard/Duran III, Hagler/Hearns, Mayweather/Pacquiao, and more.
Can I watch the Canelo fight on HBO?
Canelo vs. Khan Presented Live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. Contact your Pay-Per-View Provider!
Why did Floyd Mayweather leave HBO?
The new executive regime controlling boxing programing at HBO was heavily involved in the decision allowing Mayweather to leave HBO for Showtime and furthermore, banned all Haymon-advised and managed fighters from the network due to massive “Philosophical differences.”
Is there still pro boxing?
Professional boxing, or prizefighting, is regulated, sanctioned boxing. Professional boxing bouts are fought for a purse that is divided between the boxers as determined by contract. Most professional bouts are supervised by a regulatory authority to guarantee the fighters’ safety.
Does Showtime have boxing?
Showtime Boxing: Fights & Pay Per Views. SHOWTIME.
Where can I watch live boxing matches for free?
ESPN+ is home to a huge number of free and PPV boxing matches, and is a must-have for any boxing fan who wants to cut cable.
Can you watch live boxing on Hulu?
Watch Boxing Streaming Online | Hulu (Free Trial)
How can I watch the fight for free?
5 Best Sites to Stream UFC Fights for Free
- YouTube UFC Channel. Now the de-facto go-to for all things video, YouTube has stretched itself far from the early days.
- BT Sport 1 on CricFree.
- Stream2Watch TV UFC.
- UFC Streams.
Is HBO Pay-Per-View?
No, HBO doesn’t currently offer pay-per-view shows or events.