HBO to replay Tarver and Hopkins bouts!


HBO to replay Tarver and Hopkins bouts!

As a special preview for HBO Boxing fans leading up to the highly anticipated light heavyweight pay-per-view showdown between Antonio Tarver and Bernard Hopkins set for Saturday, June 10 in Atlantic City, HBO Sports will present the exclusive re-broadcast of two action-packed fights back-to-back showcasing their considerable talents:


The HBO2 service will replay TARVER vs. JONES II, 2004 and HOPKINS vs. ECHOLS II, 2000 back-to-back on Friday, June 9 at 11:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 10 at 4:15 p.m. All times are ET/PT.


 The Tarver-Jones II battle was an unforgettable night in Las Vegas as Tarver won the light heavyweight title and made boxing history with his second round KO of the reigning champion, Roy Jones Jr.  When Hopkins and Echols tangled in 2000 in Las Vegas, Hopkins scored a 10th round TKO victory in a hotly contested grudge match.


 Both fights will be available 24 hours a day to HBO ON DEMAND subscribers from Monday, May 29 thru Monday, June 19.


             On Saturday, June 10, HBO Pay-Per-View will present TARVER vs. HOPKINS from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City at 9:00 p.m. ET/ 6:00 p.m. PT.