28.11.05 - As a special preview for HBO Boxing fans leading up to the highly anticipated world middleweight championship rematch – TAYLOR vs. HOPKINS 2 - which is set for Saturday, Dec. 3 in Las Vegas and will be carried on HBO Pay-Per-View, HBO Sports will present the exclusive re-broadcast of their first encounter:
On Friday, Dec. 2 at 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT) and on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 12:30 p.m. (ET/PT), HBO2 will replay HOPKINS vs. TAYLOR I 2005. The 12-round split decision was won by the fast-rising Taylor in a fight that Hopkins is determined to erase. Taylor’s win stopped Hopkins’ prolific streak of 20 consecutive title defenses at middleweight and crowned a new champion. Hopkins vs. Taylor I 2005 can also be seen by HBO ON DEMAND subscribers from Nov. 28 thru the fight.
On Saturday, Dec. 3, HBO Pay-Per-View televises the rematch for the world middleweight championship – TAYLOR vs. HOPKINS 2 - at 9:00 p.m. ET/ 6:00 p.m. PT from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.