HBO to air Mosley-De La Hoya and Vargas-Quartey!


HBO to air Mosley-De La Hoya and Vargas-Quartey!

PRESS RELEASE: As a special preview for HBO Boxing fans leading up to the highly anticipated junior middleweight match between Southern California  rivals Fernando Vargas and Shane Mosley --- which is set for Saturday, Feb. 25 and will be carried on HBO Pay-Per-View -- HBO Sports will present the exclusive re-broadcast of two action packed fights showcasing their considerable talents:

On Saturday night, Feb. 18 at 12:30 a.m. (ET/PT) and replaying Friday, Feb. 24 at 10:45 p.m. (ET/PT) and Saturday, Feb. 25 at 3:15 p.m. (ET/PT), HBO2 will replay VARGAS vs. QUARTEY 2000 and DE LA HOYA vs. MOSLEY I, 2000.  The Vargas-Quartey fight was waged on April 15, 2000 in Las Vegas and was a thrilling slugfest between Fernando Vargas and Ike Quartey in which Vargas was the welterweight victor.  The first De La Hoya-Mosley fight was a dramatic battle from the first bell to the last, and featured the fast-rising “Sugar” Shane Mosley in a stirring split decision victory over Oscar De La Hoya on June 17, 2000 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Both fights will be available 24 hours a day to HBO ON DEMAND subscribers from Monday, Feb. 20 thru the fight date.

On Saturday, Feb. 25, HBO Pay-Per-View will televise the junior middleweight showdown of VARGAS vs. MOSLEY from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas at 9:00 p.m. ET/ 6:00 p.m. PT.