Crawford and GGG replay draw 1.07M avg on HBO Saturday

October 27, 2015

ESPN’s Dan Rafael reports the ratings from Saturday night’s HBO event featuring Terrence Crawford.  The replay which drew an average subscriber audience of 1.07M viewers also included the GGG-David Lemieux PPV replay.

The overall event on HBO Saturday night from 9:30 to approximately midnight ET (first showing) peaked at 1.2M viewers.  The replay of GGG-Lemieux drew 797,000 subscribers with a peak of slightly over 1M viewers.  The Roman Gonzalez-Brian Viloria replay drew 505,000 viewers peaking at 685,000.

According to Sports TV Ratings, the Texas A&M-Ole Miss game drew 2.77M viewers on ESPN from approximately 7-10:51pm ET.  It was the most watched sporting event on cable Saturday night.

Payout Perspective:

The event featured Terrence Crawford taking on Dierry Jean which had the overall peak viewership for the 2.5 hour event on HBO.  Notably, it was followed by a “2 days: Canelo Alvarez” which was shoulder programming for Canelo’s fight against Miguel Cotto next month.  The GGG-Lemieux replay was below what GGG averages with his live fights on HBO.

GGG Fights on HBO

November 2013 vs. Curtis Stevens 1.41M viewers (fight only)

July 2104 vs. Daniel Geale 984,000 viewers (overall show drew 758,000)

October 2014 vs. Marco Antonio Rubio 1.3M viewers (fight only)

February 2015 vs. Martin Murray 862,000 viewers (fight only)

May 2015 vs. Willie Monroe, Jr., 1.338M viewers (fight only)

One Response to “Crawford and GGG replay draw 1.07M avg on HBO Saturday”

  1. Diego on October 29th, 2015 6:39 PM

    Crawford is getting some traction. He looked good in this fight, but then I didn’t know his opponent or if he’s worth a damn, so it’s hard to judge.

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