HBO Is Live From London For Froch-Kessler II May 25
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|Thursday, 16 May 2013 11:56|
HBO BOXING® JOURNEYS TO LONDON FOR THE COMPELLING SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE SHOWDOWN
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®: CARL FROCH VS. MIKKEL KESSLER II, PRESENTED LIVE SATURDAY, MAY 25
HBO Sports lights up Memorial Day weekend with a thrilling showdown across the pond when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: CARL FROCH VS. MIKKEL KESSLER II is presented live from the O2 Arena in London, SATURDAY, MAY 25 (6:00 p.m. ET/3:00 p.m. PT), exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team will call all the action, presented in HDTV and in Spanish on HBO Latino. The fight also has a prime-time replay later the same day at 10:00 p.m. (ET/ PT).
Other HBO playdates: May 26 (9:30 a.m.) and 27 (11:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: May 26 (5:30 p.m.) and 28 (11:00 p.m.)
Super middleweight titleholders Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KOs) of Nottingham, England and Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KOs) of Copenhagen, Denmark renew their heated rivalry in a 12-round match on Froch’s home turf. Their first fight, in April 2010, was a slugfest that ended in a Kessler triumph.
All HBO boxing events are presented in HDTV. HBO viewers must have access to the HBO HDTV channel to watch HBO programming in high definition.
The executive producer of WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING is Rick Bernstein; producer, Thomas Odelfelt; director, Marc Payton.
® WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING is a registered service mark of Home Box Office, Inc.