Oct. 23, 2013:
THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY, HBO BOXING® SHOW HOSTED BY THE FOUR-TIME SPORTS EMMY® WINNER, RETURNS WITH A NEW EDITION OCT. 25
THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY returns for its latest edition FRIDAY, OCT. 25 (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Hosted by the four-time Sports Emmy® winner, the show is a provocative, engaging and informative experience that delves into intriguing storylines, newsmakers and issues that are top-of-mind in boxing. Lampley has been the host of HBO Boxing since joining the network in 1988.
Other HBO playdates: Oct. 25 (1:00 a.m.), 27 (8:30 a.m.), 29 (8:30 a.m., 5:00 p.m.) and 31 (noon, 2:55 a.m.), and Nov. 1 (6:30 p.m.) and 2 (10:45 a.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Oct. 30 (10:00 p.m.) and Nov. 2 (5:45 p.m.)
HBO On Demand availability begins Oct. 29. The show will also be available on HBO GO.
This new edition of THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY features: an in-depth review of the spectacular Mike Alvarado-Ruslan Prvodnikov slugfest, which is a candidate for Fight of the Year; a detailed examination of the performance-enhancing drug-testing program used for the Timothy Bradley-Juan Manuel Marquez fight, highlighted by a satellite interview with Dr. Margaret Goodman, one of the most outspoken authorities on comprehensive PED testing in the sport; a studio discussion, including commentator Max Kellerman, of significant events in and out of the ring over the last two months, a particularly robust time for boxing; the latest pound-for-pound compilation; the latest Gatti List; and a remembrance of Hall of Fame trainer and HBO Boxing analyst Emanuel Steward, who passed away Oct. 25, 2012 at age 68.
Who will win? Wladimir Klitschko or Tyson Fury?