Showtime event featuring Jack-Degale draws 454,000 viewers
January 18, 2017
Showtime Boxing’s event featuring Badou Jack and James DeGale drew 454,000 viewers on Saturday night. The overall event scored 391,000 per Nielsen.
According to Sports TV Ratings, the event drew 175,000 viewers in the A18-49 rating.
The entertaining fight which sought to unify the super middleweight belts ended in a draw. Each fighter was down once during the back and forth fight.
The ratings are exceptional for a Showtime Boxing event as it’s rare that any fights on the network muster near 400,000 viewers. It is significant to note that the fights happened the same night as the Patriots-Texans game on CBS.