Eddie Hearn, the boxer’s promoter, said fight ‘almost certainly’ broke UK pay-per-view recordCriticism of Anthony Joshua for boxing in Saudi Arabia does not appear to have affected his popularity with the British public, with more than a million people paying at least £24.95 to watch the heavyweight regain his world titles on Saturday – a figure that is likely to be a UK record.Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, said: “We are waiting on the final number but it has almost certainly broken the UK pay-per-view record.” Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/dec/08/more-than-a-million-viewers-paid-to-watch-joshua-regain-titles
Author : Sean Ingle in Riyadh
Publish date : 2019-12-08 22:50:00
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