HBO to replay De La Hoya, Mayorga bouts!


HBO to replay De La Hoya, Mayorga bouts!

Leading up to the highly anticipated super welterweight title match between Oscar De La Hoya and Ricardo Mayorga -- set for Saturday, May 6 in Las Vegas, and carried live on HBO Pay-Per-View -- HBO Sports will present the exclusive back-to-back replay of two action-packed fights showcasing their considerable talents.


            On Friday, May 5, at 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT) and Saturday, May 6, at 3:15 p.m. (ET/PT), HBO2 will replay DE LA HOYA VS. VARGAS 2002 and MAYORGA VS. FORREST I 2003.  The De La Hoya-Vargas fight, which took place Sept. 14, 2002, was an action-packed slugfest between two bitter rivals, with Oscar De La Hoya scoring an 11th-round knockout of “Ferocious” Fernando Vargas.  The first Mayorga-Forrest fight, held on Jan. 25, 2003, was a battle from the opening bell, and featured the dangerous Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga in a stunning third-round KO over then-champion Vernon Forrest.


            Both fights are currently available to HBO On Demand subscribers and can be seen through May 15.


            On Saturday, May 6 at 9:00 p.m. ET/ 6:00 p.m. PT, HBO Pay-Per-View will present the super welterweight title match De La Hoya vs. Mayorga live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.