Highly acclaimed British journalist Kate Abdo is a studio host for FOX Sports’ soccer lineup, Premier Boxing Champions’ prefight and fight programming on FOX and FS1, and hosts INSIDE PBC BOXING, the official news and information show for the PBC on FOX and FS1. The multilingual broadcaster joined the company full-time in January 2017.
Since joining FOX Sports and relocating to the U.S., Kate has hosted a wide range of the network’s top soccer properties including the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, UEFA Champions League, Europa League, FA Cup and Bundesliga. She also hosted FOX Sports’ extensive coverage of the Mayweather-McGregor fight live from Las Vegas, and other prime-time boxing events on the network.
Abdo first worked with FOX Sports for the 2015 FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP, hosting FS1’s Emmy Award-nominated nightly wrap-up show FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP TONIGHT. Kate came to the network from Sky Sports in the UK, where she worked since 2014.
The accomplished on-air personality previously anchored at Sky Sports in the UK and hosted the FIFA Ballon d’Or ceremonies in 2014, 2015 and 2016, during which she presented Cristiano Ronaldo with his third and fourth awards as the world’s best player and Lionel Messi with his fifth. She also hosted Sky Sports’ acclaimed coverage of the Premier League’s Deadline Day, as well as a range of European Soccer and all of Sky’s prime-time pay per view boxing.