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Dawson vs. Ward, Klitschko vs. Charr & DeMarco vs. Molina on Saturday night on HBO

(Photo by A super middleweight showdown featuring two of the world’s top ten fighters commands the spotlight when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: ANDRE WARD VS. CHAD DAWSON AND ANTONIO DEMARCO VS. JOHN MOLINA JR. is seen SATURDAY, SEPT. 8 (9:45 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT) from Oracle Arena in Oakland, exclusively on HBO. The night of action begins with VITALI KLITSCHKO VS. MANUEL CHARR, a same-day, tape-delay heavyweight title showdown presented from Moscow’s SC Olimpiyskiy Sports Arena. The HBO Sports team of Jim Lampley, Larry Merchant and Emanuel Steward will call all the action back-to-back, presented in HDTV and in Spanish on HBO Latino.

Other HBO playdates: Sept. 9 (8:00 a.m.) and 10 (11:30 p.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Sept. 9 (3:00 p.m.) and 11 (11:00 p.m.)

Super middleweight champ and hometown hero Andre Ward (25-0,13 KOs) puts his title on the line against light heavyweight champ Chad Dawson from New Haven, Conn. (31-1, 17 KOs) in an intriguing 12-round bout that features the best fighters from the 168-pound and 175-pound divisions. Continue reading