HBO To Replay Morales-Pacquiao ('05), Khan-Maidana
|Written by The Sweet Science|
|Friday, 18 March 2011 09:22|
HBO SPORTS® TO REPLAY
ERIK MORALES VS. MANNY PACQUIAO 2005
& AMIR KHAN VS. MARCOS MAIDANA 2010
ON HBO2 ON BACK-TO-BACK WEEKENDS
AS A SPECIAL PREVIEW TO THE UPCOMING
MORALES VS. MAIDANA AND GUERERRO VS. KATSIDIS
March, 18, 2011 – Leading up to the junior welterweight showdown between Erik Morales and Marcos Maidana – set for Saturday, April 9 and broadcast live on HBO Pay-Per-View® – HBO Sports will present exclusive replays of two riveting showdowns that highlights the remarkable skill and will of these competitors.
On Friday, March 25 at 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT) and Saturday, March 26 at 10:00 a.m. (ET/PT), HBO2 will replay Morales vs. Pacquiao 2005. Then on Fri., April 1 at 11:50 p.m. (ET/PT) and Sat., April 2 at 10:30 a.m. (ET/PT) HBO2 will replay Khan vs. Maidana 2010. Morales defeated Pacquiao in an extremely close12- round unanimous decision victory on March 19, 2005. Meanwhile, Maidana gave the fast-rising British sensation Amir Kahn all he could handle in Las Vegas last December in 2010’s consensus “Fight of the Year.”
Both fights will be available 24 hours a day to HBO On Demand subscribers. Morales vs. Pacquiao 2005 will be available from Monday, March 28 through Friday, April 15 and Khan vs. Maidana 2010 from Monday, April 4 through Friday, April 20.
On April 9 at 9:00 p.m. ET/ 6:00 p.m. PT, HBO Pay-Per-View will present Morales vs. Maidana and Guererro vs. Katsidis live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV.