What Caused HBO Boxing's Downfall

By now it’s become public knowledge; the end of an era within sports broadcasting is to take place end of the year with the announcement of the departure of boxing coverage from the HBO network.


Initially reported by the New York Times and later confirmed by an HBO executive, HBO is officially leaving boxing after 45 years.


HBO Sports Executive Vice President Peter Nelson announced HBO was dropping boxing at the end of the year in a meeting held with the HBO Boxing production staff.


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