In advance of his world middleweight championship showdown with Sergio Martinez on September 15 in Las Vegas, HBO Sports will be premiering a special on Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. entitled 2 Days, taking a closer look at the life of “The Son of a Legend.”
The special will air on HBO in the weeks ieading up to the fight.
Full press release below:
Aug. 24, 2012 – HBO Sports® debuts an all-new installment of “2 Days” when the feature segment returns Tomorrow! Saturday, Aug. 25 at 12:30 a.m. (ET/PT) with a behind-the-scenes look at fast-rising middleweight superstar Julio César Chávez Jr.
“2 Days” is a revealing and intimate look at a 48-hour span in the life of a boxer in the lead-up to one of his fights and the next edition will focus on middleweight title-holder Julio César Chávez Jr. HBO cameras followed the son of México’s most legendary prizefighter prior to his showdown this past June with Andy Lee in El Paso.
HBO air times include: Aug. 25 (12:30 a.m.), 28 (9:15 a.m.), 30 (10:30 a.m.), and 31 (12:00 a.m.) and Sept. 3 (5:35 a.m.), 6 (9:15 a.m.), 7 (11:15 a.m.), 8 (1:15 a.m.), 9 (11:30 a.m.), 10 (2:30 a.m.), 13 (8:45 a.m.), 14 (4:00 p.m.) and 15 (12:45 p.m.).
HBO 2 air times include: Sept. 3 (10:45 p.m., 12:55 a.m.), 9 (6:30 p.m.), 11 (2:30 a.m.), 12 (11:20 a.m., 5:45 p.m.), 15 (6:30 p.m.) and 16 (9:45 p.m.).
All times are ET/PT.
“2 Days: Julio César Chávez” will be followed immediately on Aug. 25 by the premiere of “Face Off With Max Kellerman: Chávez Jr./Martínez” at 12:45 a.m. (ET/PT) on HBO.
In a fight that has the boxing community buzzing, Chávez Jr. and Sergio Martínez will collide in the ring in one of the year’s most eagerly anticipated showdowns Saturday, Sept. 15 on HBO Pay-Per-View® from the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
“2 Days” as well as “Face Off” will be available on the HBO On Demand® service, HBO GO® and at www.hbo.com/boxing as well as various other new media platforms that distribute the series.