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24/7 Mayweather/Ortiz: Episode 3 Alert

Episode # 3

Debut: SATURDAY, SEPT. 10 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)

Other HBO playdates: Sept. 10 (12:45 a.m.), 11 (1:30 p.m.), 12 (7:30 p.m., 1:15 a.m.), 13 (10:00 p.m.), 14 (11:00 a.m., 11:00 p.m.), 15 (5:30 p.m., midnight), 16 (8:30 p.m.) and 17 (9:00 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Sept. 11 (11:55 p.m.), 12 (10:00 p.m.) and 16 (1:00 a.m.)

HBO On Demand availability begins: Sept. 12

With the welterweight title showdown just a week away, the intensity of training builds as the camps sharpen their game plans.

The finale of 24/7 MAYWEATHER/ORTIZ debuts Friday, Sept. 16 (9:00-9:30 p.m.), the night before the super showdown. All four episodes have multiple replay dates on HBO, and the series is also available on HBO On Demand® and HBO GO®. Episode one and two are currently available on HBO On Demand and HBO GO.

“Mayweather vs. Ortiz” takes place Saturday, Sept. 17 from 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).

The executive producer of 24/7 MAYWEATHER/ORTIZ is Rick Bernstein; senior producer, Dave Harmon; coordinating producers, Scott Boggins and Bentley Weiner; producer, Gabriel Spitzer; writer, Aaron Cohen. Liev Schreiber narrates.

SILENT PROTEST OVER FLOYD MAYWEATHER, JR.

By Reni M. Valenzuela: All roads lead to Floyd Mayweather, Jr., indeed, as he proudly claims – to send him a serious message.

Until Mayweather stops dodging Manny Pacquiao, drops his boundless arrogant excuses and heeds the insistent popular clamor for him to fight Pacman, no boxing fan in his right mind would be delighted to watch any Mayweather bout whoever his opponent may be. And nothing can be better for the sport of boxing.

It is reported that tickets are selling slow for the September 17 welterweight contest between Mayweather and Victor Ortiz (compared to previous Mayweather fights) just as it has been foreseen that only Floyd’s fanatical “legions” of fans and few innocent ones will watch the show.

The air is thick and heavy these days, but the silent protest over the “good” boy of boxing gets even thicker and heavier. And if the situation persists, expect boxing, amid thunderous showers and storms, to resurrect sooner than anyone can think or imagine. Do yourself a favor.

On fight night, sweet dreams.


renimvalenzuela@yahoo.com

Article posted on 09.09.2011



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