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HBO Sports Extends Agreements with Veteran Announcers Jim Lampley and Max Kellerman

NEW YORK, March 4, 2015 – HBO Sports has entered into new multi-year agreements with Jim Lampley and Max Kellerman, who are the primary voices for its HBO Boxing franchises. Both announcers will continue to serve on multiple HBO Boxing platforms, including “World Championship Boxing®,” “HBO Boxing After Dark®” and HBO Pay-Per-View®. The agreements were announced today by Rick Bernstein, senior vice president and executive producer, HBO Sports. Continue reading

“The Fight Game With Jim Lampley” Debuts Saturday, April 19 on HBO

THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY returns for its latest edition SATURDAY, APRIL 19 (12:05-12:35 a.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Hosted by the four-time Sports Emmy® winner, who has been the host of HBO Boxing since joining the network in 1988, the show is a provocative, engaging and informative experience that delves into intriguing storylines, newsmakers and issues that are top-of-mind in boxing. Saturday’s show debuts immediately following the replay of the world welterweight title fight between Timothy Bradley Jr. and Manny Pacquiao at 11:00 p.m. Continue reading

The Fight Game with Jim Lampley returns Saturday on HBO

THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY returns for its latest edition SATURDAY, DEC. 21 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. A provocative, engaging and informative experience that delves into intriguing storylines, newsmakers and issues that are top-of-mind in boxing, the latest edition of the show debuts immediately following the premiere of episode two of the HBO Sports reality series “24/7 Red Wings/Maple Leafs: Road to the NHL Winter Classic.” Four-time Sports Emmy® winner Lampley has been the host of HBO Boxing since joining the network in 1988. Continue reading

The Fight Game with Jim Lampley returns Friday Night on HBO

THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY returns for its latest edition FRIDAY, OCT. 25 (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Hosted by the four-time Sports Emmy® winner, the show is a provocative, engaging and informative experience that delves into intriguing storylines, newsmakers and issues that are top-of-mind in boxing. Lampley has been the host of HBO Boxing since joining the network in 1988. Continue reading

Has HBO’s The Fight Game with Jim Lampley been more hype than fight?

May 12, 2012 was the day HBO Sports debut The Fight Game with Jim Lampley. Many fans, including myself were excited for boxing to have a show with detail that would help exploit issues, and could also keep mainstream fans informed on the world of boxing, a sport that can confuse even the most hardcore follower. Has the fight game live up to its potential or was it just words made to sound good in a press release?

Let’s start with the HBO press release that made the show seem like the perfect medicine for a sport that is in bad health on many levels. Continue reading

The Fight Game with Jim Lampley Returns Saturday Night on HBO

THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY kicks off its second season SATURDAY, MARCH 9 (11:30 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT) from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, exclusively on HBO. A provocative, engaging and informative experience that delves into intriguing storylines, newsmakers and issues that are top-of-mind in boxing, the show debuts immediately following the “World Championship Boxing” doubleheader featuring the world light heavyweight title fight between titleholder Tavoris Cloud and ring legend Bernard Hopkins, which begins at 9:30 p.m. (ET/PT). Four-time Sports Emmy® winner Lampley has been the host of HBO Boxing since joining the network in 1988. Continue reading

The Fight Game with Jim Lampley Returns Saturday Night on HBO

Returning for its third edition SATURDAY, SEPT. 22 (10:35-11:05 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY is a provocative, engaging and informative experience that delves into intriguing story lines, news makers and issues that are top-of-mind in boxing. Four-time Sports Emmy® winner Lampley has been the host of HBO Boxing since joining the network in 1988. Continue reading