HBO Sports sets Broadcast Teams for split-site April 27th World Championship Boxing
HBO Sports® spans two continents, visiting South America for the first time, for a tripleheader headlined by the return of middleweight superstar Sergio Martinez when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: SERGIO MARTINEZ VS. MARTIN MURRAY, LUIS CARLOS ABREGU VS. ANTONIN DECARIE AND CHRIS ARREOLA VS. BERMANE STIVERNE is seen SATURDAY, APRIL 27 at 8:30 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from Buenos Aries, Argentina and Ontario, Cal. exclusively on HBO.
HBO Sports executive producer Rick Bernstein confirmed today the separate broadcast teams for the tripleheader telecast: Working ringside for the doubleheader from the 50,000-seat Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield soccer stadium in Buenos Aires will be host Jim Lampley, commentator Max Kellerman, analyst Roy Jones Jr. and unofficial scorer Harold Lederman. The evening’s telecast — which begins at 8:30 p.m. ET live from Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Cal. — with the Chris Arreola- Bermane Stiverne heavyweight battle, will feature blow-by-blow announcer Bob Papa, analyst Andre Ward and Steve Weisfeld as the unofficial scorer.
All the action will be available in HDTV, closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and presented in Spanish on HBO Latino.
Other HBO playdates: April 28 (8:45 a.m.) and 29 (12:15 a.m.)
HBO2 playdates: April 28 (4:00 p.m.) and 30 (11:30 p.m.)
The executive producer of WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING is Rick Bernstein; producer, Jon Crystal; producer, Dave Harmon; director, Marc Payton (Buenos Aries); director, Doug Getts (Ontario, Cal.).
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