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“CANELO/GGG 2: THE FIGHT GAME PREVIEW” PREMIERES SAT. ON HBO

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All-NEW SPECIAL EDITION OF THE FIGHT GAME EXAMINES THE UPCOMING

REMATCH OF THE BIGGEST FIGHT IN THE SPORT WHEN

“CANELO/GGG 2: THE FIGHT GAME PREVIEW”

PREMIERES SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 ON HBO

 

 

A special edition of The Fight Game examining the upcoming heated rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin is set when “Canelo/GGG 2: The Fight Game Preview” premieres SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 (12:30 a.m. ET/PT or immediately following the live BOXING AFTER DARK tripleheader from Inglewood, CA), exclusively on HBO. Hosted by the four-time Sports Emmy® winner, Lampley will be joined on the set by former middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs and Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach as they drill down and take an in-depth look at the biggest fight of the year in the sport.

 

The assembled roundtable of commentators will look back at last September, where Canelo and “GGG” competed for 12 action-packed rounds, ending in a controversial draw. As the tension and anticipation for Sept. 15 grows,  the experts will zero in on what each fighter needs to do in the rematch and not to leave it in the judges’ hands.

 

The show is also available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners’ streaming platforms.

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Editor/publisher Michael Woods became addicted to boxing in 1990, when Buster Douglas shocked the world with his demolition of the fearsome Mike Tyson. The Brooklyn-based journalist Woods has covered the sport since then, for ESPN The Magazine, ESPN.com, ESPN New York, RING, and he was editor of TheSweetScience.com from 2007-2015. Woods is also an accomplished blow by blow and color man, having done work for Top Rank, DiBella Entertainment, EPIX, and numerous other organizations.

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