“We Jumped At Opportunity” to Get Adonis Stevenson [via The Ring]

espinozaPhoto: Esther Lin / SHOWTIME

Showtime Sports’ boss Stephen Espinoza called it “a game-changer” when his network acquired Floyd Mayweather Jr. in February 2013, leading to Mayweather’s first-ever appearance on HBO’s television rival — a unanimous decision over Robert Guerrero last May — and a major shift in bargaining power.

On Wednesday, Espinoza shared his thoughts with RingTV.com on the acquisition of RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson, whose promoter, Yvon Michel, stated that his fighter got “a better offer” from Showtime after HBO opted not to renegotiate its deal with Stevenson on Tuesday.

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One thought on ““We Jumped At Opportunity” to Get Adonis Stevenson [via The Ring]

  1. Stevenson know only one thing : money. Not at the level of Floyd Jr. but whit HBO we must recognize that was a little bit short. Whit Espinoza and his connection Adonis has been charmed. So Showtime win one of the most vulgar pugilist devoid of any style, beautiful rookie, my compliments.

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