HBO To Show Pacquiao-Bradley Before Chavez-Lee
|Written by The Sweet Science|
|Tuesday, 12 June 2012 14:55|
HBO SPORTS® PRESENTS THE EXCLUSIVE REPLAY
MANNY PACQUIAO VS. TIMOTHY BRADLEY, SATURDAY, JUNE 16
PLUS CHAVEZ JR. VS. LEE LIVE FROM EL PASO, TX
It’s a special edition of WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® when HBO Sports presents MANNY PACQUIAO VS. TIMOTHY BRADLEY, the exclusive replay of the world welterweight title fight, SATURDAY, JUNE 16 at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team, which was ringside for the live coverage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, calls all the action.The telecast will be available in HDTV.
In his first fight of 2012, carried live Saturday, June 9 on HBO Pay-Per-View®, Pacquiao put his 147-pound title on the line against undefeated challenger Timothy Bradley Jr. The hard-fought battle resulted in Bradley being awarded a split-decision victory, which triggered a hot debate over the three judges’ ringside scoring.
Viewers will be able to watch the fight from bell-to-bell, judge the action for themselves and cast their votes at the conclusion of the Pacquiao-Bradley replay by logging on to Facebook.com/HBOBoxing. HBO Sports will reveal the results later that evening during the previously announced WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING middleweight title showdown between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Andy Lee from El Paso (presented live ET/tape-delayed PT).
Other HBO playdates for both fights: June 17 (9:45 a.m.) and 18 (11:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates for both fights: June 17 (4:45 p.m.) and 19 (midnight)
Following the doubleheader, a new edition of “The Fight Game with Jim Lampley” debuts (midnight-12:30 a.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT) from the Sun Bowl in El Paso.
® WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING is a registered service mark of Home Box Office, Inc.