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Floyd Mayweather Jr. 'Speaking Out' on HBO, April 21st

HBO Sports continues its tradition of innovative programming with FLOYD MAYWEATHER: SPEAKING OUT, a profile of one of boxing’s most intriguing and controversial figures. Hosted by acclaimed author and academic Michael Eric Dyson, the special debuts SATURDAY, APRIL 21 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT)

 “With his extraordinary record (42-0, 26 KOs), Floyd Mayweather has proven himself one of the ring’s all-time greats,” says Ken Hershman, president, HBO Sports. “Now, we are giving viewers an opportunity to see another side of the man. Michael Eric Dyson is an exceptional journalist and he’ll explore what Floyd has to say on a number of issues.”

Other HBO® playdates: April 23 (8:15 a.m., 7:00 p.m.), 25 (8:30 p.m., 2:15 a.m.), 28 (10:30 a.m., 1:00 a.m.), 29 (8:30 a.m.) and 30 (11:30 p.m.), and May 1 (12:30 a.m.) and 3 (2:00 p.m., 12:45 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: April 26 (5:15 p.m.) and 29 (12:25 a.m.), and May 2 (5:45 p.m.), 4 (11:00 a.m.) and 5 (4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT)

The special will also be available on HBO On Demand® and HBO GO®.

Produced by HBO Sports’ award-winning production team, FLOYD MAYWEATHER: SPEAKING OUT includes a one-on-one interview with the 35-year-old Grand Rapids, Michigan native, who now calls Las Vegas home. Mayweather has begun training for boxing’s first mega-fight of 2012, his May 5 super welterweight title bout with Miguel Cotto.

Michael Eric Dyson is an acclaimed public intellectual and bestselling author. The author of 16 books, he is currently University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University. Dyson has also appeared extensively as a TV commentator and hosted his own syndicated radio program.

FLOYD MAYWEATHER: SPEAKING OUT debuts immediately after the debut of episode two of the all-access reality series “24/7 Mayweather/Cotto” at 10:00 p.m.

Follow HBO Boxing news at hbo.com/boxing, on Facebook at facebook.com/hboboxing and on Twitter at twitter.com/hboboxing.

“Mayweather vs. Cotto” takes place Saturday, May 5 at 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 FLOYD MAYWEATHER: SPEAKING OUT is Rick Bernstein; producer, Joe Lavine; director, Bill McCullough.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by HEZEKYHWH on 04-06-2012

[QUOTE=edgarg;11975303]I wonder what people see in "face-offs". As I've said before, Two shaven headed bruisers breathing garlic on one another isn't a thrilling sight.[/QUOTE] Some are good David Haye was in a good one etc. But people also like dancing…

Comment by HEZEKYHWH on 04-06-2012

[QUOTE=Fetta;11973986]So now hes scared of Cotto? Like i said no boxing knowledge at all. Just a hater and its sad to see you post.[/QUOTE] [B][I]I wouldnt waste my name on those nutt hugging [email protected]...[/I][/B] [B][I]One has the name checkhooks, the…

Comment by jbpanama on 04-06-2012

[QUOTE=edgarg;11975303]I wonder what people see in "face-offs". As I've said before, Two shaven headed bruisers breathing garlic on one another isn't a thrilling sight.[/QUOTE] Especially, if one of the Cat's, isa "Self Preservation" FREAK!!!

Comment by jbpanama on 04-06-2012

[QUOTE=COACH WEBB;11976237]You should never post ever again. And those that co-signed you need to follow right behind you. Flat out trash, here.[/QUOTE] WEBB, U seem to have a problemo with REALITY....STUPIDO!!!

Comment by Boxingtech718v2 on 04-06-2012

When Mayweather speaks the boxing world listens. No other boxer has the this type of pull.

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