Episode #2 of FIGHT CAMP 360°:
INSIDE THE SUPER SIX WORLD BOXING CLASSIC
PREMIERES SATURDAY, NOV. 14 ON SHOWTIME®
Mikkel Kessler and Andre Ward In Training Camp;
Plus, Behind-The-Scenes From Fight Week in Europe on Oct. 17
NEW YORK (Nov. 10, 2009)—The critically acclaimed reality series from SHOWTIME Sports®—FIGHT CAMP 360°: Inside The Super Six World Boxing Classic—returns to SHOWTIME with Episode #2, premiering Saturday, Nov. 14, at 10:40 p.m. ET/PT.
The six-episode reality series takes viewers behind the scenes of the groundbreaking Super Six World Boxing Classic. From the conception of the tournament to the crowning of a new champion in the super middleweight division, FIGHT CAMP 360°: Inside The Super Six World Boxing Classic will profile the colorful and charismatic personalities of the fighters, their families and promoters.
Episode #2 takes viewers deep inside the training camps of Mikkel Kessler and Andre Ward as they prepare for their first tournament matchup–Saturday, Nov. 21, live on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Plus, Episode #2 will profile the fight week activity of Arthur Abraham, Andre Dirrell, Carl Froch and Jermain Taylor as they kick off the tournament in spectacular fashion from two different cities in Europe on Oct. 17.
Below are the air dates and times for FIGHT CAMP 360°: Inside The Super Six World Boxing Classic–Episode2:
Saturday, Nov. 14 – 10:40 p.m. SHO (premiere)
Monday, Nov. 16 – 10 p.m. SHO2
Tuesday, Nov. 17 – 10 p.m. SHO2
Tuesday, Nov. 17 – 12 a.m. SHO
Wednesday, Nov. 18 – 11 p.m. SHO2
Thursday, Nov. 19 – 10 p.m. SHO2
Thursday, Nov. 19 – 1:05 a.m. SHO
Friday, Nov. 20 – 10 p.m. SHO2
Saturday, Nov. 21 – 4:35 p.m. SHO
Note: all times ET/PT
In addition, SHOWTIME2® will air special replays related to the Super Six World Boxing Classic throughout the week beginning Nov. 16. Days, times and program listings below.
Monday, Nov. 16 – 10:30 p.m. Super Six World Boxing Classic: Froch vs. Dirrell/Abraham vs. Taylor
Tuesday, Nov. 17 – 10:30 p.m. ShoBox: The New Generation: Ward vs. Miranda
Thursday, Nov. 19 – 10 p.m. ShoBox: The New Generation: Kessler vs. Perdomo
For more information on the Super Six World Boxing Classic including exclusive videos, photography, expert analysis from Al Bernstein and Steve Farhood, and much more please visit www.WorldBoxingClassic.com.
About SUPER SIX WORLD BOXING CLASSIC
The inaugural Super Six World Boxing Classic is a ground-breaking, six-fighter tournament from SHOWTIME Sports® featuring the class of the super middleweight (168-pound) division. The field is comprised of world renowned fighters with a staggering combined record of 161-4-1 with 117 knockouts: former IBF middleweight champion “King” Arthur Abraham of Germany; U.S. Olympic medalist Andre “The Matrix” Dirrell of Flint, Mich.; WBC super middleweight champion Carl “The Cobra” Froch of England; WBA 168-pound champion Mikkel “Viking Warrior” Kessler of Denmark; former undisputed 160-pound world champion Jermain “Bad Intentions” Taylor of Little Rock, Ark.; and U.S. Olympic gold medalist Andre “S.O.G.” Ward of Oakland, Calif.
All bouts in the Super Six World Boxing Classic will be contested under the Unified Rules of Boxing. Each boxer fights three bouts against different opponents in the field in the points-based Group Stage of competition (Win – 2 pts with a 1-pt bonus for KO/TKO; Loss – 0 pts; Draw – 1 pt.). After the Group Stage, the four fighters with the highest point totals will advance to the single-elimination Semi-Finals. The winners of the Semi-Final bouts will advance to the Finals and fight for the inaugural Super Six World Boxing Classic trophy.
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