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HBO Zone Running 6 Hours of Mayweather – Ortiz Programming Before Fight

Posted on 09/13/2011

For the first time, HBO transforms the HBO Zone channel into a fight-day boxing destination with an unprecedented six-hour block of Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz fight-related programming just hours before their electric pay-per-view showdown in Las Vegas. MAYWEATHER/ORTIZ HBO ZONE ROADBLOCK happens SATURDAY, SEPT. 17 (noon-6:00 p.m. ET/PT).

Jim Lampley, who will be ringside to call the blow-by-blow action on the pay-per-view presentation later that evening, serves as host of the roadblock, which includes a one-hour “Fight Day Live!” segment from the MGM Grand Garden Arena at 4:00 p.m. that will give fans all the latest news and insights as the main event approaches.


Noon: “24/7 Mayweather/Ortiz” episode #1

12:30 p.m.: “24/7 Mayweather/Ortiz” episode #2

1:00 p.m.: “24/7 Mayweather/Ortiz” episode #3

1:30 p.m.: “24/7 Mayweather/Ortiz” episode #4

2:00 p.m.: “24/7 Overtime Live” with Jim Lampley (replay)

2:30 p.m.: “Mayweather/Ortiz: In & Out of the Ring” (greatest hits; ring life profiles; music video)

3:00 p.m.: “24/7 Mayweather/Ortiz” episode #1

3:30 p.m.: “24/7 Mayweather/Ortiz” episode #2

4:00 p.m.: “Fight Day Live!” from the MGM Grand

5:00 p.m.: “24/7 Mayweather/Ortiz” episode #3

5:30 p.m.: “24/7 Mayweather/Ortiz” episode #4

All times are ET/PT.

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“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 HBO boxing is Rick Bernstein; producers, Dave Harmon, Thomas Odelfelt and Jonathan Crystal; director, Marc Payton.

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