The Nov. 11 Top Rank on ESPN card scored major victories on Saturday. According to Nielsen, the event, which took place at Save Mart Center in Fresno, California, earned a 0.9 metered market rating, making it the second highest-rated boxing telecast on cable television in 2017. Manny Pacquiao vs. Jeff Horn, which took place in July, took home the top honors with a 1.8 MMR. The co-main event, a world title fight between Artur Beterbiev (12-0, 12 KO's) and Enrico Köelling (23-2, 6 KO's), delivered a 1.0 metered market rating.
The main event featured Jose Ramirez (21-0, 16 KO's) knocking out Mike Reed (23-1, 12 KOs) in the second round to earn a shot at the WBC super lightweight world title against Amir Imam, who also won on the card with a fourth-round stoppage of Johnny Garcia. That drew a 0.7 metered market rating for the eighth-best rating for cable television this year.
Also of note:
- Birmingham was the top local market, where the telecast averaged an 8.2 metered market rating, including a 10.8 rating during the first main event
- New Orleans was the second highest-rated local market, where the telecast averaged a 4.3 metered market rating