News | Aug 23 2016

Errol Spence smashes rating record with Leonard Bundu knockout

Errol Spence was watched by millions
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Errol Spence  |  Amanda Westcott/Showtime

ERROL SPENCE’S mauling of Leonard Bundu on Sunday set a rating record for Premier Boxing Champions by drawing a huge 4.6 rating in America – which equates to roughly six million viewers.

Spence became the mandatory challenger to Kell Brook’s IBF world welterweight title by stopping Bundu in the sixth round of their fight at the Ford Ampitheatre in New York, which aired on NBC in the States.

Lou DiBella, who promoted the show, revealed the figures the Los Angeles Times though NBC are yet to release the official number.