HBO® SET TO TELECAST
“WEIGH-IN LIVE: PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ 4
FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS
Dec. 5, 2012 –- Boxing fans can get a ringside seat for one of the sport’s most dramatic pre-fight activities when HBO telecasts WEIGH-IN LIVE: PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ 4, the official fighter weigh-in for the fourth meeting in this epic rivalry, featuring welterweight superstars Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez. The half-hour special airs Friday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO.
Hosted by Jim Lampley, the fast-moving program will include the moment when both prizefighters tip the scales as well as providing boxing fans with unprecedented access to the festivities. All the action will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
For the first time ever, HBO Sports will light up Times Square during the height of the holiday shopping season with a live stream of the weigh-in program on the giant NASDAQ and Reuters video screens at 6:00 p.m. ET.
Immediately following WEIGH-IN LIVE will be the all-access HBO reality series “24/7 Pacquiao/Marquez 4.” An encore replay of episodes one, two and three will air beginning at 6:30 p.m. (ET/PT) leading into the premiere of the “24/7” finale at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT). An encore presentation of WEIGH-IN LIVE will air at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
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