"Jim Rome Is Burning" On ESPN Today With Antonio Tarver

LOS ANGELES, June 17th – Just one day before his highly-anticipated rematch against Glen Johnson, light heavyweight superstar Antonio Tarver will return to ESPN’s “Jim Rome is Burning” to serve as a special correspondent for the hit series. Tarver’s appearance on “The Correspondents” segment of the show will air today at 4:30pm ET / 1:30pm PT. “The Correspondents” gives viewers an in-depth look into a day in the life of an athlete. This will be Tarver’s second appearance as a correspondent on the show.

Tarver-Johnson II will air live on HBO’s World Championship Boxing this Saturday night at 10pm ET / 7pm PT from the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee.


Perhaps the most respected voice in the world of sports broadcasting, Jim Rome is the leading opinion-maker of his generation. As host of the nation's premiere sports radio talk show, Rome is known for his aggressive, informed, rapid-fire dialogue. Jim has established himself as the top choice of athletes and fans when it is time to know what is going on beyond the scoreboard. Rome's nationally syndicated radio program, The Jim Rome Show, a.k.a. The Jungle, airs on more than 185 radio stations each weekday and boasts more than two million listeners. In addition to his daily radio grind, Rome hosts ESPN's hit show "Jim Rome Is Burning", a weekly live, one-hour, provocative sports talk show. The program originates from Los Angeles and features opinion, Rome's "rants," debates, and guest appearances by some of the biggest names in sports.

Article posted on 17.06.2005

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