Issue | Opinion | Premium | Dec 16 2019

The boxing media review – why no Terence Crawford?

Top Rank stage a fine show, but it doesn't make it to UK screens. George Gigney rounds up the boxing media this week
Terence Crawford
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Broadcasts

BOTH BT Sport and Sky Sports offered up some tournament-style action over the weekend, starting with a heavyweight version of The Ultimate Boxxer on BT on Friday.

For those unfamiliar with the format, it’s essentially a reboot of Prizefighter, meaning that the entire tournament takes place in one night. Six fighters are involved, and each fight scheduled for three rounds.