TREMENDOUS TV RATINGS FOR DONAIRE-NISHIOKA TITLE FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz
Wed, 17 Oct 2012
The battle for the WBC Diamond Belt between WBO super bantamweight/junior featherweight champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire and Japan’s WBC champion emeritus Toshiaki Nishioka last October 14 (Manila time) over ABS-CBN Channel 2 turned in tremendous TV ratings.
Kantar Media reported that the ratings for Total Philippines was 33.88 percent while the Total Urban figure was 31.61 percent and the Total Rural 36.90 percent.
Broken down, the ratings showed a 26.35 percent in Mega Manila, 28.89 percent in Metro Manila and 22.88 percent in the Suburbs.
The Total Balance of Luzon registered a 32.72 rating while the Urban Balance was 34.25 and the Rural Balance 31.82.
Kantar Media said that Total North Luzon turned in a 32.38 rating with Urban North Luzon seeing a 31.65 rating.
The TV ratings in the Visayas and Mindanao which are hotbeds of boxing were even more remarkable.
According to Kantar Media, Urban Visayas turned in a rating of 38.56 for the clash between Donaire and Nishioka while Rural Visayas was an even higher 42.91 percent.
In Mindanao, the television ratings reached its highest.
The Total Mindanao figure was 41.26 percent with Urban Mindanao turning in a 41.31 percent and Rural Mindanao 41.23 percent.
While the ABS-CBN “Pinoy Pride” series has done well in the past the television ratings for the Donaire-Nishioka clash were the best so far.
Vice President for Sports Peter Musngi is hoping that the battle for the vacant WBO title between AJ “Bazooka” Banal and Thailand’s rugged Pungluang Sor Singyu will surpass the ratings of the Donaire-Nishioka when they clash for the vacant WBO title this Saturday.
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Ronnie Nathanielsz.
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|PACQUIAO-MATTHYSSE FEATS, FACTS AND FIGURES 11: EVERYTHING'S FINE AND THE FIGHT WILL HAPPEN ON JULY 15 SAYS MANNY|
By Maloney L. Samaco, Mon, 25 Jun 2018ARDREAL HOLMES DESTROYS DOMINIQUE FOSTER IN 2 ROUNDS
By , Mon, 25 Jun 2018Complete Results from Bacoor Cavite: Ambo Decisions Ligas To Claim LUZPROBA-118 Belt; Andales Outpoints Lausa
By Carlos Costa, Sun, 24 Jun 2018Zulueta eyes ABF minimumweight title on June 30
By Jerome S. Galunan Jr., Sun, 24 Jun 2018Manny, Lucas hard at work
By Joaquin Henson, Sun, 24 Jun 2018VERGIL ORTIZ JR STOPS JUAN CARLOS SALGADO WITH VICIOUS BODY SHOT
By , Sun, 24 Jun 2018PACQUIAO REMAINS FOCUSED
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Sun, 24 Jun 2018LeBron nears free agency status; Spurs open door to trade offers on Leonard
By Eddie Alinea, Sun, 24 Jun 2018WUZHATI STOPS PEEPUEH IN JINAN
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sun, 24 Jun 2018EDWARDS TRUMPS COWBOY, AS ALL FOUR CHINESE ATHLETES CLINCH VICTORIES AT UFC FIGHT NIGHT SINGAPORE 2018
By , Sun, 24 Jun 2018SPLIT-T MANAGEMENT JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHT ARDREAL HOLMES IN ACTION TONIGHT IN DETROIT
By , Sun, 24 Jun 2018PACQUIAO-MATTHYSSE FEATS, FACTS AND FIGURES 10: CHANGES IN PACQUIAO'S TRAINING
By Maloney L. Samaco, Sat, 23 Jun 2018OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: The fight that started Pacquiao’s rise to fame
By Eddie Alinea, Sat, 23 Jun 2018CLARESSA SHIELDS WINS IBF AND WBA MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLES FRIDAY ON SHOWTIME®
By , Sat, 23 Jun 2018RAQUEL "THE PRETTY BEAST" MILLER REMAINS PERFECT WITH UNANIMOUS DECISION WIN OVER SZILVIA SZABADOS IN QUEENS, NEW YORK
By , Sat, 23 Jun 2018Manny sets blockbuster undercard
By Joaquin Henson, Sat, 23 Jun 2018Complete Results from Ifugao: Martin Blasts Out Lumoly in 3, Wins WBA Asia Strap
By Carlos Costa, Sat, 23 Jun 2018VERGIL ORTIZ JR. VS. JUAN CARLOS SALGADO OFFICIAL WEIGHTS
By , Sat, 23 Jun 2018JAIME MUNGUIA TO DEFEND WBO JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE AGAINST FORMER WORLD CHAMPION LIAM 'BEEFY' SMITH
By , Sat, 23 Jun 2018WBO News: Title Fights This Weekend in New Zealand, Ukraine, England, United States and Canada
By , Sat, 23 Jun 2018Pacquiao, Matthysse Gearing for Tougher Training Days
By , Fri, 22 Jun 2018Complete Weigh-in Report: Ambo, Ligas Set to Rumble for LUZPROBA-118 Title Saturday @ Quibors Gym in Bacoor, Cavite (PHOTOS)
By Carlos Costa, Fri, 22 Jun 2018UFC Fight Night Singapore 2018: Official Weigh-In Highlights and Results
By , Fri, 22 Jun 2018Snips and Snipes 21 June 2018: Happy Days are Back in the Heavyweight Divsion
By Eric Armit, Fri, 22 Jun 2018