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.

Payout Perspective:

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.

7 Responses to “Showtime event featuring Jack-Degale draws 454,000 viewers”

  1. Cutch on January 18th, 2017 4:05 PM

    Before All Haymon started PBC, and stopped managing (sorry advising) Golden Boy fighters, Showtime were doing like 700,000, sometimes peaking at over a million for bigger known stars

  2. edi on January 18th, 2017 6:20 PM

    What was TMT Promotions total involvement? The YouTube vid of Mayweather exiting the event was all about Money MayW vs DWhite. $25M not enough to be a serious offer.

  3. TOPS E on January 18th, 2017 10:23 PM

    Boxing has a lot of future stars…tank davis mini mike tyson

  4. Diego on January 19th, 2017 6:05 AM

    That’s what you get when you have the best fight the best – good fights with good ratings.

    Compare that the the crap-fest on Friday night (PBC on Spike) with two good fighters fighting bums.

  5. Ron on January 19th, 2017 8:00 AM

    what a shame, those were good fights!

  6. d on January 19th, 2017 10:30 PM

    At this point, boxing has tumble weed rolling through the ring of their major events.

  7. Wil on January 20th, 2017 4:57 AM

    Damn good fight card too, that one set the bar high for potential FOTY candidates

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