COTTO/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”
“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).