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HBO announces '24/7 Mayweather-Mosley'

HBO announced today the return of 24/7 with four episodes of Mayweather-Mosley debuting on April 10. Love him or hate him, Floyd Mayweather Jr. will always hold your interest.

Here's the release from HBO:

                NEW YORK, March 2, 2010 – HBO Sports’ groundbreaking “24/7” reality franchise, which has captured seven Sports Emmy® Awards, will return for its eighth boxing installment with 24/7 MAYWEATHER/MOSLEY, a four-episode, all-access series, it was announced today by Ross Greenburg, president, HBO Sports.  Debuting SATURDAY, APRIL 10 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/7:00-7:30 p.m. PT), the series follows two of boxing’s top performers – Floyd Mayweather and Shane Mosley – as they prepare for their May 1 welterweight pay-per-view showdown in Las Vegas. 

                Noted Greenburg, “We can’t wait to get the cameras rolling on Floyd and Shane as they prepare for this big event.  We appreciate all the access and cooperation that we get from the boxers and their teams.  We know the bar is set high and we are excited to meet the challenge.”

                Episodes two and three of 24/7 MAYWEATHER/MOSLEY debut on subsequent Saturdays – April 17 (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET/6:30-7:00 p.m. PT) and 24 (8:30-9:00 p.m.) – while the finale debuts Friday, April 30 (8:30-9:00 p.m.), just one night before the super showdown.  All four episodes will have multiple replay dates on HBO, and the series will also be available on HBO On Demand.

                24/7 MAYWEATHER/MOSLEY is the latest installment of the acclaimed “24/7” franchise that began in 2007 with “De La Hoya/Mayweather 24/7” and “Mayweather/Hatton 24/7.”  The series continued in 2008 with “Calzaghe/Jones 24/7” and “De La Hoya/Pacquiao 24/7,” and in 2009 with “Pacquiao/Hatton 24/7,” “24/7 Mayweather/Marquez” and “24/7 Pacquiao/Cotto.”

                On Saturday, May 1 at 9:00 p.m. (ET)/6:00 p.m. (PT), HBO Pay-Per-View presents “Mayweather vs. Mosley,” live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.


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