Apr. 30, 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: MAYWEATHER/COTTO, the world championship fight weigh-in, featuring boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather and super welterweight title-holder Miguel Cotto. The half-hour special airs Friday, May 4 at 6:00 p.m. ET/PT on HBO.
Hosted by Jim Lampley, who will be joined by commentators Larry Merchant, Max Kellerman and Emanuel Steward, 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.
In addition to the main event, the HBO special will also include the weigh-in for the intriguing co-featured attraction which pits super welterweight title-holder Canelo Alvarez against challenger Sugar Shane Mosley. All of the action will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
An encore presentation of WEIGH-IN LIVE will air on HBO on Friday, May 4 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT.
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