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Posted by Stephen McDonald on January 28, 2015

Up-and-Coming Lightweight Karl Dargan to Meet Tony Luis on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

The January 30 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra  and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature undefeated lightweight  Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (17-0, 9 KOs) and veteran Tony “Lightning” Luis (18-2, 7 KOs) in the 10-round main event. Friday’s show from Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, [...]

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Posted by Kevin Ota on January 22, 2015

ESPN Digital Media Caps Industry’s Best Year in Sports Category History with 88 million U.S. fans in December 2014

Throughout 2014, U.S. sports fans visited ESPN digital media products 9.97 billion times, consumed 82.8 billion minutes of content, streamed WatchESPN programming for 12.9 billion minutes, viewed ESPN video clips 4.8 billion times, and spent 28.5 billion total minutes on ESPN mobile apps. Driven by the NFL playoff race, late season fantasy football, college football’s [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on January 14, 2015

Boxcino 2014 Champions Monroe Jr., Petrov on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates January 16

***Update 1/16/14: Boxcino 2014 middleweight finalist Brandon Adams (14-1, 9 KOs) will face Lekan Byfield (6-5-2, 1 KO) in tonight’s eight-round middleweight co-feature. Tonight’s previously scheduled matchup between Petr Petrov and Hank Lundy has been canceled due to Lundy missing weight. All other bouts remain the same. Watch ESPN.com’s Making the Rounds Preview the Fights [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on December 30, 2014

ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates Return January 9 Featuring Lightweight Showdown with World Title Implications

Downloadable Photos Videos: Best of Friday Night Fights 2014; Best of Boxcino 2014 Highlights: 2014 ESPN Boxing Ratings and Viewership Up; 2015 Season to Include Return of Boxcino ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra will return for its 18th season Friday, Jan. 9, at 9 p.m. ET, live on ESPN2 with a 12-round [...]

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Posted by Kevin Ota on December 19, 2014

ESPN Digital Media in November: 91 Million Unique Users, 26 Million Daily Average Users

37 percent share of sports category, more than Nos. 2, 3 and 4 properties combined; 400+ million video views for seventh consecutive month; Fifth time in six months with more than 1 billion minutes of streaming on WatchESPN; ESPN owns the top 6 all-time months for total unique visitors in sports category history. ESPN Fantasy [...]