A FOUR-EPISODE, ALL-ACCESS SERIES LEADING UP TO THE
ELECTRIC PAY-PER-VIEW SHOWDOWN,
DEBUTS AUG. 27, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO
HBO Sports’ groundbreaking “24/7” reality franchise returns for its tenth boxing installment with the four-episode, all-access series 24/7 MAYWEATHER/ORTIZ. Debuting SATURDAY, AUG. 27 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), the show follows boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather’s return to the ring against rising sensation Victor Ortiz as they prepare for their Sept. 17 welterweight title pay-per-view showdown at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Episode # 1
Debut: SATURDAY, AUG. 27 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)
Other HBO playdates: Aug. 27 (12:30 a.m.), 28 (11:00 a.m.), 29 (7:30 p.m., 2:25 a.m.), 30 (10:00 p.m.) and 31 (11:30 a.m., 11:30 p.m.), and Sept. 1 (4:00 p.m.), 2 (11:55 p.m.), 3 (10:45 a.m.), 16 (7:30 p.m.) and 17 (8:00 a.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Aug. 28 (11:55 p.m.) and Sept. 2 (8:30 p.m.) and 16 (midnight)
HBO On Demand availability begins: Aug. 29
Returning to the ring for the first time since May 2010, Floyd Mayweather (41-0, 25 KOs) trains in the familiar confines of Las Vegas and the Mayweather Boxing Gym, while Victor Ortiz (29-2-2, 22 KOs), the sport’s brightest new sensation, opens camp in Ventura, Cal.
Episodes two and three of 24/7 MAYWEATHER/ORTIZ debut on subsequent Saturdays – Sept. 3 (10:00-10:30 p.m.) and 10 (10:00-10:30 p.m.) – while the finale debuts Friday, Sept. 16 (9:00-9:30 p.m.), the 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® and HBO GO®.
“Mayweather vs. Ortiz” takes place Saturday, Sept. 17 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. (ET)/6:00 p.m. (PT).
The executive producer of 24/7 MAYWEATHER/ORTIZ is Rick Bernstein; senior producer, Dave Harmon; coordinating producers, Scott Boggins and Bentley Weiner; producer, Abtin Motia; writer, Aaron Cohen. Liev Schreiber narrates.