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Old 02-09-2012, 04:02 PM   #43
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Default Re: Sky sign deal with Golden Boy

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Originally Posted by Jack View Post
BoxNation isn't good for British boxing. It's good for a small group of fans and Frank. If it was free it'd be good for boxing because it'd allow casual fans to see good level boxing from places like Germany that they wouldn't otherwise see. As it's a subscription channel, the only people it benefits are hardcore boxing fans who would probably watch the fight anyway. It just makes it easier for them.

But yeah, this idea that BoxNation is good for British boxing is wrong. If it was free, yes, but the cost limits its exposure too much.

That said, I want to see the channel do well. I hope it can progress.
Boxnation as a concept can only ever attract a small loyal fanbase because Boxing has become a niche sport but the emergence of it has made Sky get its act together which has now brought more Boxing to more people.
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