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Gary "Digital" Williams
The April 1st telecast of the Adrien Broner-Ashley Theophane bout at the DC Armory set a viewership record for Spike TV who televised the card.
The main event fight averaged 1.013 million viewers, making it the most-watched boxing match in Spike TV network history. The overall Spike telecast on Friday, which included undefeated Baltimore boxer Gervonta Davis, averaged 873,000 viewers, also a Spike network record for a boxing event.
The previous record was the Amir Khan-Chris Algieri bout on May 29 in Brooklyn, NY. The bout, who by Khan by 12-round unanimous decision, averaged one million viewers.
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