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:
|“SINGWANGCHA” LORETO CALLS OUT TWO WORLD CHAMPS|
By Lito delos Reyes, Sat, 23 Jul 2016GILAS FILIPINAS ENTERS QUARTER FINALS OF FIBA ASIA UNDER 18 3x3 CHAMPIONSHIPS
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 23 Jul 2016WEIGHTS FROM LAS VEGAS: CRAWFORD - 140 LBS., POSTOL - 139.5 LBS.
By , Sat, 23 Jul 2016Leo Santa Cruz vs. Carl Frampton Media Conference Call Transcript
By , Sat, 23 Jul 2016Team Shumenov petitions WBA to declare purse bid for mandatory title fight vs. Lebedev or strip Lebedev of his world cruiserweight title belt
By , Sat, 23 Jul 2016Boxing Champ Terence Crawford -- No MMA For Me EVER ... Those Guys Are Too Broke
By , Sat, 23 Jul 2016Flavor Flav -- I Manage Muhammad Ali's Grandson ... He's a Boxer, BOYYYYY! (VIDEO)
By , Sat, 23 Jul 2016Introducing former amateur standout Kevin Asmat
By , Sat, 23 Jul 2016Fight Preview: Crawford-Postol
By Ralph Rimpell, Fri, 22 Jul 2016The Dwyre Chronicles: The Golden Age of the Jr. Welterweight Division
By , Fri, 22 Jul 2016LAURO TO FIGHT AGAIN FOR WBC ABCO FLYWEIGHT TITLE
By Lito delos Reyes, Fri, 22 Jul 2016NIETES-ESTRADA FLYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT POSTPONED FOR NEXT YEAR
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 22 Jul 2016OFFICIAL WEIGHTS, QUOTES & PHOTOS FOR SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION 15-YEAR ANNIVERSARY TELECAST TOMORROW LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
By , Fri, 22 Jul 2016TICKETS FOR CANELO ALVAREZ VS. LIAM SMITH ARE ON SALE NOW
By , Fri, 22 Jul 20162016 RIO OLYMPICS: HISTORY OF BOXING IN THE SUMMER GAMES PART V
By Maloney L. Samaco, Fri, 22 Jul 2016CANELO VS. SMITH QUOTES FOR FINAL PRESS TOUR STOP IN LONDON
By , Fri, 22 Jul 2016YOSHIHIRO "EL MAESTRITO" KAMEGAI AND JESUS "RENUENTE" SOTO-KARASS TO FACE OFF IN HIGHLY ANTICIPATED REMATCH
By , Fri, 22 Jul 2016Brand-New IBF Junior Featherweight Champion Jonathan Guzman to be Ringside Friday at Foxwoods
By , Fri, 22 Jul 2016WORLD BOXING COUNCIL RECALLS ELORDE’S EPIC VICTORY OVER SANDY SADDLER IN MANILA
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 21 Jul 2016Should Abap be facing a blank wall?
By Recah Trinidad, Thu, 21 Jul 2016Arizona Boxing News & Notes With Don Smith: Iron Boy 34, H.O.F. Induction Dinner & More
By Don Smith, Thu, 21 Jul 2016PHOTOS: NIETES MONUMENT RISES IN MURCIA
By , Thu, 21 Jul 2016The Dwyre Chronicles: Óscar Valdez's Title Search
By , Thu, 21 Jul 2016Robert Guerrero vs. David Peralta Tickets on Sale Thursday July 21
By , Thu, 21 Jul 2016