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Lampley’s “The Fight Game” Returns Tomorrow (Wednesday)

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THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY returns with a special year-in-review edition WEDNESDAY, DEC. 27 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Hosted by the four-time Sports Emmy® winner, who has hosted 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.

The show is also available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.

On this edition of THE FIGHT GAME: Lampley reviews the year’s sights and sounds in the ring; Max Kellerman joins Lampley in studio to discuss 2017 developments and look ahead to 2018; and former light heavyweight champ Andre Ward discusses life in retirement and reflects on other significant retirements from the sport. Also featured: the sixth annual boxing achievement awards, including Fight of the Year, Fighter of the Year, Person of the Year, Knockout of the Year and Emanuel Steward Trainer of the Year, and the year-end top ten pound-for-pound rankings.

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