Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN’s García vs. Malignaggi Delivers Largest Boxing Audience on ESPN Since 1998

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Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN’s García vs. Malignaggi Delivers Largest Boxing Audience on ESPN Since 1998

The second edition of ESPN’s Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN presented by Corona Extra (PBC on ESPN) series—featuring Danny García vs. Paulie Malignaggi and Daniel Jacobs vs. Sergio Mora—on Saturday, Aug. 1, delivered the largest boxing audience on ESPN since 1998 (5/22/98 Bronco McKart vs Ronald Weaver).

An average audience of 1,073,000 viewers (P2+) watched the event – up 34 percent and 55 percent among P25-54 from the July 11 PBC on ESPN event. The telecast also peaked during the main event with nearly 1.5 million viewers according to Nielsen.

Upcoming PBC on ESPN Schedule:

Date Time (ET) Featured Bouts Location Networks
Sat, Aug 29 10 p.m. Leo Santa Cruz (30-0-1, 17 KOs) vs. Abner Mares (29-1-1, 15 KOs) Staples Center, Los Angeles ESPN, ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN

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Gabriela Nuñez

Gaby Nuñez is manager of communications for ESPN Deportes and ESPN Latin American. She joined ESPN in October 2010 and is based in the company’s New York City offices. In this role, Gaby is responsible for the creative development, strategy and overall publicity efforts for ESPN Deportes and ESPN Latin America. Gaby grew up in Caracas, Venezuela and later moved to the U.S. Prior to joining ESPN, Gaby worked a various PR agencies in Miami and Los Angeles. She holds a B.A. from Florida International University.
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