Lampley, Hopkins to discuss Canelo, Golovkin on Oct 5 ‘Fight Game’

HBO 03/10/2016

THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY returns with a new edition WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5 (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: Oct. 8 (1:30 p.m.), 10 (4:45 p.m.), 12 (9:45 a.m., 4:35 a.m.), 13 (11:15 p.m.), 14 (1:15 p.m., 7:00 p.m.), 16 (9:35 a.m.) and 18 (9:30 a.m., 12:45 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Oct. 6 (6:00 p.m.), 9 (5:15 p.m.), 11 (11:00 p.m.), 17 (11:15 a.m.), 20 (2:10 p.m., 8:30 p.m.), 22 (11:15 a.m.), 26 (2:40 a.m.) and 29 (10:35 p.m.)

The show will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.

In this edition: THE FIGHT GAME looks at the recent returns of Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez; analyst Bernard Hopkins takes viewers into the gym to break down the performances of Canelo and Golovkin; correspondent Melissa Stark profiles manager Egis Klimas, a Lithuanian refugee, who against all odds has become one of the sport’s most influential players; and Max Kellerman joins Lampley for the latest news and headlines.

Immediately following the show’s Oct. 5 debut, fight fans can log on to hbo.com for an exclusive overtime segment hosted by Lampley.