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A whirlwind six months for US boxing have seen five major media-rights deals agreed from May to October this year, setting up a four-way battle for supremacy between platforms from 2019 onward

The welterweight clash between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas this Saturday is set to smash all records for media-rights revenue for a single fight.

Interview with Todd duBoef, president of the Top Rank Boxing promoter, on the broadcast sales process for the ‘fight of the century’ between Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Manny Pacquiao.

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Tyson Fury’s co-promotional deal with Top Rank and Queensberry Promotions cannot guarantee all his next five fights appear on ESPN in the US, SportBusiness understands.

Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao has accused Top Rank of failing to pay him his portion of a US media rights fee earned from a bout with Lucas Matthysse in July.
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US sports broadcaster ESPN has signed a seven-year rights deal with boxing promoter Top Rank in what it claims is the most comprehensive and exclusive rights agreement in the history of the sport.