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Numbers Are In For HBO Card

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The HBO telecast last Saturday night from the Forum in Inglewood featured big wins for ring warriors Sullivan Barrera, Jezreel Corrales and Miguel Berchelt.

The main event saw Miguel Berchelt register a signature win for the second time on HBO this year and the audience for the live first-time airing averaged 683,000 viewers and peaked at 729,000 viewers.

Conversely, when Berchelt fought F. Vargas last January 28 on a very busy night of boxing coverage, the bout averaged 497,000 viewers on HBO.

Substantial audience increase (+37%) for Miguel in his second HBO appearance this year.

The middle bout of the evening which resulted in a Corrales triumph averaged 629,000 viewers and peaked at 694,000.

The opening bout featured a momentum-building win for Sullivan Barrera and his triumph averaged 617,000 viewers on HBO, peaking at 719,000 viewers.

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