BOXING GREAT HOPES TO PACK A PUNCH AT CABLE NET
Undefeated eight-time world boxing champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather has signed what is described as a groundbreaking pay-per-view deal with Showtime Networks Inc. and its parent company, CBS Corporation. Under the new deal, Showtime PPV will collaborate with CBS Corporation to promote Mayweather’s events on CBS and via the corporation’s vast media platforms. The deal will enable Mayweather to fight up to six times over a period of 30 months, with the first event occurring on Saturday, May 4 when he faces Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero.
Financial details have not been disclosed.