HBO Sports, known for its innovative, award-winning productions, sets the stage for the September super middleweight title fight between Andre Ward and Chad Dawson with the documentary special 24/7 ROAD TO WARD/DAWSON debuts SATURDAY, AUG. 25 (midnight-12:30 a.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.
Other HBO playdates: Aug. 26 (11:00 a.m.), 27 (12:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., midnight), 30 (2:45 a.m.) and 31 (7:30 p.m.), and Sept. 1 (10:30 a.m., 12:20 a.m.), 4 (1:55 a.m.), 6 (1:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m.) and 8 (11:15 a.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Aug. 28 (4:15 p.m.) and 30 (10:30 p.m.), and Sept. 7 (10:30 p.m.)
The special will also be available on HBO On Demand® and HBO GO®.
24/7 ROAD TO WARD/DAWSON introduces fans to two of the world's top ten prizefighters: undefeated Oakland native Andre Ward (25-0, 13 KOs) and New Haven, Conn. product Chad Dawson (31-1, 17 KOs), who will meet in a 12-round title showdown, to be presented on Saturday, Sept. 8 on HBO. The 30-minute special offers an inside look at the preparations as the best fighters from 168-pound and 175-pound divisions head toward their intriguing confrontation.
"World Championship Boxing®: Andre Ward vs. Chad Dawson" will be presented from the Oracle Arena in Oakland Saturday, Sept. 8 (9:45 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO.
The executive producer of 24/7 ROAD TO WARD/DAWSON is Rick Bernstein; senior producer, Dave Harmon; coordinating producer, Bentley Weiner; producer, George Jakovic; writer, Aaron Cohen. Liev Schreiber narrates.
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