HBO Sports is presenting a thirty-minute special analyzing the upcoming middleweight title fight between reigning champion Jermain Taylor and fast-charging challenger Kelly Pavlik.
The highly anticipated 160-pound bout is set for Saturday, September 29 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City and will be carried live on HBO in one of the network's signature broadcasts of the year. The fight is an intriguing match-up between the division's most acclaimed competitors.
The special "Countdown To Taylor-Pavlik," which will feature fighter profiles, expert analysis and forecasts for the showdown in Atlantic City, will premiere on Saturday, September 22 at 11:00PM ET/PT.
Jermain Taylor (27-0-1, 17KO's) of Little Rock, Arkansas, is one of the sport's most accomplished stars. Two years ago he upset reigning middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins to take his place atop the 160-pound division.
Kelly Pavlik (31-0, 28KO's) of Youngstown, Ohio, is a fast -rising power puncher who is hoping to replace Taylor as the division's top act.
The countdown special will also be available to HBO On Demand subscribers 24 hours a day from Monday, September 24 thru Monday, October 8.
ADDITIONAL HBO REPLAY DATES:
Sunday, September 23 at 11:45am & 10:30pm
Monday, September 24th at 3:30pm & 9:30pm
Tuesday, September 25th at 9:30pm & 5:05am
Wednesday, September 26th at 11:30am
Friday, September 28th at 1:00am
Saturday, September 29th at 10:30am
ADDITIONAL HBO2 REPLAY DATES:
Thursday, September 27th at 11:00pm
Friday, September 28th at 11:00pm
Saturday, September 29th at 5:45pm
ALL TIMES ARE ET/PT