HBO is not covering Boxing anymore

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  1. Arminius1

    Arminius1 Member Full Member

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    Who besides me is mad about their dumb decision?
     
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  2. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Mephistophelean Malcontent Staff Member

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    Hey... the last two seasons of Game Of Thrones, were pretty ****ing good.:D

    And besides, DAZN and ESPN are more than picking up the slack, now if they'd just go ahead and hire Roy and Lampley, everything would be somewhat back to normal.
     
  3. Arminius1

    Arminius1 Member Full Member

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    I don't likeJim Lampley. He spend too much time quoting from compu box. I liked when they had Barry Tompkins. What is DAZN? Is it a TV Channel?
     
  4. Paranoid Android

    Paranoid Android Manny Pacquiao — The Thurmanator booted Full Member

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    Did you start start following boxing this morning? Serious question...
     
  5. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Mephistophelean Malcontent Staff Member

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    Barry Tompkins does commentary on ShoBox The Next Generation with Steve Farhood, usually on Fridays on Showtime.

    DAZN is an app you can sign up for, watch it on your PC, laptop, phone or TV if its a Smart TV.
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  6. Arminius1

    Arminius1 Member Full Member

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    No, I have Showtime and ESPN plus they are using free TV now too.
     
  7. Arminius1

    Arminius1 Member Full Member

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    I don't want to pay for it.
     
  8. IsaL

    IsaL Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    It doesn't have to be a Smart TV. You just need an enabler like a Amazon firestick, a videogame console etc.
     
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  9. IsaL

    IsaL Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Ban this alt
     
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  10. kirk

    kirk l l l Staff Member

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    Ya I hate it.
     
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  11. POTUS

    POTUS Snickers R Good 4 Ur Colon Full Member

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    Hbo, has great content to go back & rewatch. That's the point of the high quality production.

    HBO boxing was in need of serious change imo. Lampley was becoming insufferable. I thought he was going to start selling manpons or Men's tear tissue
    Hate is a powerful word.
     
  12. Manassas

    Manassas “Rumble young man rumble!” Full Member

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    It’s aggravating, alot of these fights were avail. on my regular dish channels. Now u have to buy ESPN+/DAZN etc.

    It’s a form of extortion and I’m not buying in. I’ll just check the RBR posts.
    Fights becoming less available is damaging the sport.
     
  13. Rico Spadafora

    Rico Spadafora Best Chin On ESB Full Member

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    Tompkins also does coverage for PBC on FS1 as well.
     
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    The Professor Moderator Staff Member

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    Don't have cable, so for me, it's great. I subscribe to DAZN, so I get access to lots more boxing!
     
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  15. Lesion of Doom

    Lesion of Doom Active Member Full Member

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    The production values are so much worse now without HBO. Showtime's have improved, but the streamers are horrible. Imagine the lighting and Lampley/Merchant/Steward commentary if Joshua/Ruiz had been on HBO 10 years ago.
     
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