Tim Bradley "Portrait" Premieres Saturday
|Written by The Sweet Science|
|Thursday, 10 May 2012 20:59|
ALL NEW HBO® FEATURE
PORTRAIT OF A FIGHTER: TIMOTHY BRADLEY
PREMIERES SATURDAY, MAY 12
GO IN-DEPTH WITH THE UNDEFEATED STAR FROM PALM SPRINGS, CA
One of boxing’s fastest rising stars, southern California native Timothy Bradley, who is preparing for the biggest prizefight of his pro career against worldwide superstar Manny Pacquiao, will be showcased on the all-new HBO feature presentation PORTRAIT OF A FIGHTER: TIMOTHY BRADLEY, set to premiere Saturday, May 12 (12:45 a.m. ET/PT) on HBO.The feature will debut immediately after the HBO premiere of FACE OFF WITH MAX KELLERMAN: PACQUIAO/BRADLEY.
“Portrait of a Fighter” is a new feature designed to strengthen the viewer’s connection to prizefighters and explore an aspect of a fighter’s backstory that is not typically well known by boxing fans.
HBO air times include: May 13 (12:15 p.m.), 14 (11:15 p.m.), 18 (8:45 a.m., 8:15 p.m.), 22 (4:00 p.m., 4:45 a.m.), 24 (12:30 a.m.), 26 (10:45 a.m.) and 30 (1:00 a.m.) and June 5 (4:15 p.m.) and 7 (7:45 a.m.).
HBO2 air times include: May 13 (6:45 p.m.), 16 (noon, 1:45 a.m.), 20 (9:25 a.m., 9:45 p.m.), 24 (5:40 a.m.) and 29 (8:00 a.m., 7:45 p.m.) and June 1 (2:05 p.m.), 8 (2:20 p.m.) and 9 (7:15 p.m. ET/4:15 p.m. PT)
All times are ET/PT, unless otherwise specified.
The 10-minute feature will also be available on HBO ON DEMAND® and HBO GO®.
Timothy Bradley Jr. has a perfect ring record (28-0, 12 KOs) and has steadily built the foundation of a prolific boxing career. He won his first world title at junior welterweight in 2008 and is poised to make his second appearance, under the bright spotlight of Las Vegas, a memorable night.He will be challenging eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao, who is on a 15-fight winning streak.
“Pacquiao vs. Bradley” will be the main event of an action-packed boxing card that takes place Saturday, June 9 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. (ET)/6:00 p.m. (PT).