THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY returns with a new edition WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 (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.
Other HBO playdates: May 14 (11:15 p.m.), 15 (10:15 a.m.), 16 (7:30 p.m., 12:55 a.m.), 19 (11:00 a.m., 8:00 p.m.), 21 (11:45 a.m.), 24 (6:15 p.m.), 26 (1:15 a.m.) and 31 (9:00 a.m.)
HBO2 playdates: May 12 (11:00 a.m., 8:30 p.m.), 17 (12:30 a.m.), 22 (10:00 a.m.), 25 (1:40 p.m., 12:30 a.m.) and 28 (2:00 p.m.), and June 1 (4:20 p.m.)
The show will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO and HBO On Demand.
On this edition of THE FIGHT GAME: Max Kellerman and Bernard Hopkins join Lampley to review the May 7 Canelo Alvarez-Amir Khan middleweight title showdown, preview the fight schedule and address the latest headlines and issues; and Lampley presents a new pound-for-pound compilation.
Correspondent Melissa Stark delivers a comprehensive examination of a controversial ruling in men’s amateur boxing, which no longer requires headgear in this summer’s Olympic Games. Interviews include: boxer Mark Dawson; Executive Director of USA Boxing, Mike Martino; neurosurgeon, Dr. Julian Bailes, and Dr. Barry Jordan.