Gennady Golovkin's most recent outing in the ring last weekend pulled in the highest ratings for a boxing show on HBO so far in 2016. Golovkin ran out easy winner in the end over previously unbeaten Wade, as 'GGG' tore throw the American inside of two rounds. The fight performed decently on TV with the following figures were reported by…
Garcia Guerrero TV Ratings
The Danny Garcia Guerrero TV ratings (preliminary) are in via the Nielson Company.
Danny Garcia vs Roberto Guerrero’s WBC Welterweight title fight was the first time a boxing match was shown on the Fox Network in the States in the prime time slot (8pm – 10pm) since 1998, a further positive indication of boxing’s returning popularity in the public eye.
The event improved by almost 15% on the Premier Boxing Champions’ last event on prime time in the US (Omar Figueroa vs Antonio DeMarco on Dec 12th 2015) that failed to get over the 2 million viewer mark at the time.
Garcia vs Guerrero pulled in 2.25 million viewers according to preliminary results so far. Here’s how the boxing stacked up against other American sports on Saturday night:
|Start Time||Program||Adults 18-49 Rating/Share||Viewers (millions)|
|8 p.m.||Premier Boxing Champions (FOX) (8-10 p.m.)||0.7/3||2.24|
|NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) – R||0.6/2||4.85|
|U.S. Figure Skating Championships (NBC) (8-11 p.m.)||0.6/2||3.69|
|NBA Countdown (ABC)||0.6/2||2.49|
|8:30 p.m.||NBA Saturday Primetime (ABC) (8:30-11 p.m.)||1.4/5||3.69|
|9 p.m.||48 Hours (CBS)||0.8/3||4.97|
|10 p.m.||48 Hours (CBS)||0.9/3||5.61|
(All data and findings sourced via the Nielson Company)