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HBO, a staple in premier pay-per-view boxing, says it is leaving the professional boxing business behind them after 45 years of broadcasting the sport.

Some of the most lucrative and heavily disputed fights of all time have been featured on the cable network, with more than 1,000 fights in total since it’s debut in 1973. That debut featured two heavyweight superstars in George Foreman and Joe Frazier, with Foreman knocking out the former heavyweight champion in the second round.

Vice president of HBO Sports, Peter Nelson, announced Thursday morning, in a meeting with the HBO Boxing production staff, that the network was dropping boxing. The staff will also be leaving as a result, with the exception of play-by-play announcer Jim Lampley, who is expected to remain working with HBO.

“This is not a subjective decision…our audience research informs us that boxing is no longer a determinant factor for subscribing to HBO.” Nelson said in a recent interview.

There is no lack of boxing broadcasting on other platforms however as while HBO is leaving the business, deals have been made elsewhere. In August, ESPN completed a seven-year deal with Top Rank to present 54 boxing shows on its various outlets. Showtime has also presented 22 live boxing events this year, and has also committed to a hefty schedule in 2019.

Viewership has been all over the place for HBO Boxing events in 2018, with a middleweight title fight between Gennady Golokin and Vanes Martirosyan drawing its most viewers of the year at 1.3 million. On the other hand, a superflyweight bout that was presented as a main event on Sept. 8 peaked at 349,000 viewers, one of the lowest-rated boxing matches in HBO’s history.

The network has no more boxing broadcasts scheduled beyond a middleweight title fight at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 27. That could be the last we see of boxing on HBO, with this announcement set to go into effect at the end of 2018.