CBS SPORTS DIGITAL HAS ACQUIRED BOXINGSCENE, A LEADING ONLINE DESTINATION FOR BOXING NEWS AND INFORMATION
NEW YORK – June 12, 2018 – CBS Sports Digital today announced it has acquired BoxingScene, a leading online destination for boxing news and information delivering breaking news, reports, features and interviews to the sport’s passionate global fan base. BoxingScene will become part of CBS Sports Digital’s multi-platform offerings, which include CBS Sports HQ, CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports apps for mobile and connected TV devices, as well as 247Sports, MaxPreps, CBS Sports fantasy games, SportsLine, and the SportsLive OTT service.
“We’re pleased to add BoxingScene to the CBS Sports Digital family,” said Jeffrey Gerttula, Executive Vice President and General Manager, CBS Sports Digital. “BoxingScene’s in-depth boxing coverage reaches a young, loyal and diverse audience, and the site is complementary to our wide range of content offerings that also reach these engaged and passionate sports fans.”
With headquarters in Las Vegas, BoxingScene will continue under the management of its founder and editor-in-chief Rick Reeno.
“With vast resources and expertise, CBS Sports Digital will help develop our site to better serve our users,” said Reeno. “I am proud to remain at the helm of BoxingScene, where we will remain true to our mission, which is to provide up-to-the-minute, accurate and exciting news from every corner of the boxing world.”
BoxingScene will be the latest addition to CBS Interactive’s portfolio of premium brands. CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top-10 internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming. Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, TVGuide.com, GameSpot, Last.fm, Metacritic and Chowhound.