Cotto-Margarito Takes Over HBO Zone

 

HBOmage001COTTO/MARGARITO HBO ZONE ROADBLOCK

SET FOR SATURDAY, DEC. 3;

FOUR-HOUR BLOCK OF NONSTOP BOXING PROGRAMMING

BUILDS ANTICIPATION FOR THE EVENING’S EXPLOSIVE PAY-PER-VIEW

SHOWDOWN IN NEW YORK

            HBO® transforms the HBO Zone channel into a fight-day boxing destination with a sensational four-hour block of Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito fight-related programming just hours before their explosive pay-per-view showdown in New York.  COTTO/MARGARITO HBO ZONE ROADBLOCK happens SATURDAY, DEC. 3 (2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. ET/PT).

            Jim Lampley, who will be ringside to call the blow-by-blow action on the pay-per-view presentation later that evening, serves as host of the roadblock, which includes a one-hour “Fight Day Now!” segment from the Big Apple at 5:00 p.m. that will give fans all the latest news and insights as the main event approaches.

COTTO/MARGARITO HBO ZONE ROADBLOCK includes:

2:00 p.m.:  “Cotto vs. Margarito I” (2008 Fight Classic)

3:00 p.m.:  “24/7 Cotto/Margarito” episode #1

3:30 p.m.:  “24/7 Cotto/Margarito” episode #2

4:00 p.m.:  “24/7 Overtime: Cotto/Margarito” with Jim Lampley (replay)

4:30 p.m.:  “Cotto/Margarito: In & Out of the Ring” (greatest hits; music video; ring life)

5:00 p.m.:  “Fight Day Now! Cotto/Margarito”

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            “Cotto vs. Margarito II” takes place Saturday, Dec. 3 from New York’s Madison Square Garden and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. (ET)/6:00 p.m. (PT).

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