Boxing fans can get a ringside seat for one of the sport’s most dramatic pre-fight activities when HBO telecasts WEIGH-IN LIVE: CHAVEZ JR./MARTINEZ, the world championship fight weigh-in, featuring middleweight rivals Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Sergio Martinez. The half-hour special airs Friday, Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO.
Hosted by Jim Lampley, the fast-moving program will include the moment when both prizefighters tip the scales as well as providing boxing fans with unprecedented access to the festivities. A social media component will be integrated into the live show, allowing HBO viewers to participate by visiting HBO.com/Connect and sharing their fight prediction (#ChavezMartinez Tweet Battle). All the action will take place at the Wynn Las Vegas.
Bookending WEIGH-IN LIVE will be the all-access HBO reality series “24/7 Chavez Jr./Martinez.” An encore replay of episode one will air at 6:00 p.m. (ET/PT) and episode two will replay at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT). An encore presentation of WEIGH-IN LIVE will air at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT) followed by an all-new half-hour special “24/7 Overtime: Chavez Jr./Martinez” at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Host Jim Lampley will be joined by special guests as he reports from Las Vegas with last-minute news, observations and fight forecasts.
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