June 29, 2007 - HBO Sports is presenting a thirty- minute special analyzing the upcoming HBO Pay-Per-View showdown between Bernard Hopkins and Winky Wright. The highly anticipated bout is set for Saturday, July 21 in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay. The fight is an intriguing match-up between two of the sport’s elite fighters, who will meet at 170 pounds..
Article posted on 29.06.2007
The special "COUNTDOWN TO HOPKINS-WRIGHT, " which will feature fighter profiles, expert analysis and forecasts for the showdown in Las Vegas, will premiere on Saturday, July 14 immediately after the HBO World Championship Boxing tripleheader telecast that begins at 9:00 p.m. ET/ 6:00 p.m. PT.
Destined for the Hall of Fame, Hopkins brings a record of 47-4-1 32 KOs into the showdown with Wright, who sports a prolific mark of 51-3-1, 25 KOs in his polished career. Neither has ever back down from a challenge and have engineered some of the biggest surprises in the past five years.
The countdown special will also be available to HBO ON DEMAND subscribers 24 hours a day from July 16 thru July 30.
Additional HBO replay dates:
Sunday, July 15 at 9:30am & 12:55am
Monday, July 16 at 3:30pm
Tuesday, July 17 at 12:00 midnight
Wednesday, July 18 at 1:45pm & 8:30pm
Thursday, July 19 at 8:30am & 5:30pm
Friday, July 20 at 9:30am & 7:30pm
Additional HBO2 replay dates:
Sunday, July 15 at 5:30pm
Tuesday, July 17 at 9:30am
Thursday, July 19 at 11:55pm
Friday, July 20 at 11:00pm
Saturday, July 21 at 5:30pm
Additional HBO ZONE replay date:
Tuesday, July 17 at 8:30 pm
All times are ET/PT.