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Press Box: FOX, Golden Boy in TV deal

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FOX Sports and Golden Boy Promotions announced Monday that they reached a multi-media rights extension to televise live boxing in the United States and internationally.

The new multi-year agreement keeps Golden Boy Promotions' bouts with FOX Sports and helps establish a new Monday night boxing franchise on FOX's national multi-sport cable channel, which launches Aug. 17.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

FOX Sports has exclusive domestic rights to 48 live two-hour events annually, primarily on Monday nights. FS1 is planning 24 live events per year, with Fox Deportes -- a Spanish-language sports network -- airing all 48 events live.


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