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Old 07-31-2007, 08:20 PM   #23
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Default Re: When was the last time a fight had more than 12 rounds?

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Originally Posted by salsanchezfan
As I recall, 15 rounders were mostly part of a larger "sports spectacular" show, like NBC's Sportsworld, or ABC's even better Wide World Of Sports. In that arrangement, a 15-rounders' potential to skew a time slot was minimized. They could work other stuff in around the fight as filler. Now, both shows are defunct. I'm not sure if this is one of those chicken-and-egg situations, whether the boxing died because those shows went away or the other way around........
They definitely took boxing off network tv, that's for sure.
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