“24/7 Hopkins/Kovalev” Special Will Premiere Saturday, Oct. 18

24/7 HOPKINS/KOVALEV PREMIERES SATURDAY, OCT. 18 ON HBO®

Oct. 14, 2014 – In anticipation of the fall boxing season’s signature event – the world light heavyweight unification battle between Bernard Hopkins and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev on November 8th – HBO Sports will air “24/7 Hopkins/Kovalev,” an exhilarating one episode, 30-minute special examining the upcoming mega-showdown. In the highly-anticipated 175-pound title fight set for the venerable Boardwalk Hall arena in Atlantic City, NJ, on Nov. 8, Hopkins and Kovalev will collide in the year’s most intriguing encounter. HBO will televise it live on the flagship World Championship Boxing series.

The “24/7 Hopkins/Kovalev” special will premiere Saturday, Oct. 18 at 12:15 a.m.( ET/PT) on HBO immediately following the live World Championship Boxing event from Carson, CA. It will preview the hotly anticipated meeting between two accomplished warriors who have been on a journey to confront each other in the ring. The special will provide all-new content including portraits of both fighters’ path to this significant fall showdown on boxing’s leading television platform.

Other HBO playdates: October 19 (10:45 a.m.), 22 (3:45 a.m.), 25 (12:30 p.m.), 27 (1:45 p.m.), 29 (8:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m.) and November 5 (4:30 a.m.), and 8 (11:00 a.m.).

HBO2 playdates: October 21 (11:50 a.m. & 8:30 p.m.), 23 (3:45 p.m.), 26 (10:20 a.m. & 3:20 a.m.) 30 (7:35 p.m. & 12:00 a.m.) and November 2 (3:45 p.m.) and 7 (8:00 p.m.).

All times are ET/PT.

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