“THE GHOST” REMAINS HIGHEST VIEWED TV FIGHTER IN BOXING
GILROY, CA (January 29, 2016) – With the PBC (Premier Boxing Championships) debuting boxing back on NBC and FOX, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (33-4-1, 18 KOs) remains the highest viewed TV fighter in the sport. In fact, Guerrero’s fights with Keith “One Time” Thurman (26-0, 22 KOs) and Danny “Swift” Garcia (32-0, 18 KOs) are two of the most watched boxing matches in the last 17 years.
In March of 2015, Thurman vs. Guerrero on NBC peaked at 4.2 million viewers, making it the most viewed fight telecast since 1998 when Oscar De La Hoya fought on the FOX network. This past weekend, Garcia vs. Guerrero on FOX peaked at 3.5 million viewers, making Guerrero the most watched fighter in boxing.
Known for bringing excitement to the ring, Robert Guerrero is your modern day gladiator. His fights are never boring and his relentless attack is what makes boxing appealing to the average sports fan. His tenacity and aggressiveness translates to great television.
Last Saturday Robert Guerrero once again proved he’s the peoples champion, giving the fans what they deserve, an all action fight. With the PBC showcasing their stars on network television, boxing is heading to the glory days of the 80’s and 90’s. Guerrero is happy to lead the way.
“Everyone knows when I step in the ring, I’m going to bring an exciting fight to the fans.” said Robert Guerrero. “Being a warrior is in my blood, it’s the meaning of my last name in Spanish. It brings me great joy to know that the PBC is generating a tremendous amount of new fans with all the fights they’re showing on network television. Boxing is back like never before and I’m happy to be spearheading the movement.”
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