Ray Flores Talks Kovalev vs Ward PPV Buys -This past November 19th, HBO Boxing presented the light heavyweight feature fight between Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward.
The fight had been in the works for more than a year, as HBO started to move forward with the fight after signing Ward to a three-fight deal back in October of 2015. Both men ought twice in 2016 as “tune-up” type of fights as they built up to November’s showdown. For both men, the November fight represented the first time they would be relied on as the main event of a major PPV offering and the number of expected PPV buys generated varied greatly.
The preliminary numbers are in for PPV sales and the total is coming in at around 160,000.
Ray Flores Talks Kovalev vs Ward PPV Buys
In this latest TBC report, we hook up with our analyst Ray Flores to discuss what the number of buys mean for HBO as well as for both Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward.