PBC has zero upcoming fights

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by sasto, Dec 2, 2023.

  1. sasto

    sasto Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Aug 5, 2020
    Nothing, nada.


    Everyone has heard about Showtime, but it doesn't seem like their other broadcast partners are too busy either. Recently they've had a January 1st card, but not this year apparently.

    They have some real talent and several belts which are now in stasis.

    Could this be the death of PBC? Who is going to air their fights?
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  2. T.C.W

    T.C.W Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 20, 2004
    there doing a new tv deal
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  3. drenlou

    drenlou Tres Delinquentes Full Member

    Jan 22, 2015
    Could be Amazon Prime.
  4. lobk

    lobk Original ESB Member Full Member

    Jul 19, 2004
    Who ever it is I hope they learn from HBO and Showtime. Don't sell out to any promotor and pick the fight you are willing to broadcast. PBC killed Showtime with countless **** fight. Anything worth watching was on Showtime PPV.
  5. thehook13

    thehook13 Active Member Full Member

    Nov 2, 2011
    Al Haymons had his day.
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2023
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  6. GGGfans

    GGGfans Active Member Full Member

    Dec 27, 2017
    I imagine they will make announcements at the same time as the new contract (probably with Amazon).
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  7. Lesion of Doom

    Lesion of Doom Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jan 21, 2015
    I'm sure they are holding back a bunch of fights as part of their sales pitch. The first 6-8 months with the new broadcaster probably will be good, then it will level off.
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  8. tinman

    tinman VIP Member Full Member

    Feb 25, 2015
    Well, all their fighters got spanked by Arum's stable. So they have nothing to offer.
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  9. rezzer

    rezzer Active Member Full Member

    Feb 11, 2009
    I don’t think it’ll be Amazon. More likely it will be a PPV only deal like FITE TV offers. Why do Amazon want boxing ? They’ve only really got Tank Davis. Hardly going to shift a load of prime subscriptions. They’ve gone one more Showtime date, David Morrell on the 16th December.
  10. venbox

    venbox Active Member Full Member

    Dec 2, 2005
    Hopefully Amazon turns PBC down and they go with DAZN. Amazon has nothing to earn from PBC and having most promoters working with the same platform will be good for boxing.
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  11. Salty Dog

    Salty Dog My name is Buck and I'm here to... Full Member

    Sep 5, 2008
    This ought to be the case, but DAZN is so **** that maybe it won't.
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  12. Finkel

    Finkel Well-Known Member Full Member

    Feb 10, 2020
    Amazon Prime Video has already entered boxing (in Japan). They showed Inoue v Donaire 2. And have been broadcasting all of Tenshin's pro fights (the lower weight young kickboxing who Mayweather beat up on). I think they have done about 6 cards so far

    It's just content. If PBC can provide regular content at a decent price they will sign them. If they want too much and the viewership isn't there, it won't work
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  13. Sandman_

    Sandman_ Undisputed Full Member

    Feb 20, 2009
    What about Foxtel in America as a home for PBC? Pretty sure PBC will be involved in promoting Tim Tszyu's fight in Las Vegas in early March. They'll certainly be providing the opponent for him - either The Houston Hare or Erickson Lubin.