Originally Posted by FatherTed
I'd imagine they have a lot of leverage over sky's boxing content given how much Sky Sports lean on Matchroom to fill their schedules with shite like fishing, ten pin bowling, snooker, darts etc. Otherwise you'd have 1-2 sky sports channels showing nothing but repeats 24/7.
Without Matchroom, or any boxing promoter, Sky sports still make money hand over fist. Without Sky Sports Matchroom's nothing, they'd be in town halls. The power lies completely with Sky, unless a terrestrial chanel gets involved.