Are you ready for an action packed weekend of HBO Boxing? Don’t miss WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. VS. BRYAN VERA, and ADONIS STEVENSON VS. TAVORIS CLOUD when it airs this SATURDAY, SEPT. 28 at 10:15 p.m. (ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.
The evening opens live from Bell Centre in Montreal and features a compelling light heavyweight title fight as Montreal’s fast-rising Adonis Stevenson (21-1-0, 18 KOs), 35, defends his crown against 31-year-old former champ Tavoris Cloud (24-1-0, 19 KOs) of Tallahassee, Fla. in a 12-round contest.
The main event features Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1-1, 32 KOs) of Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico and Bryan Vera (23-6, 14 KOs) of Austin, Tex. in a highly anticipated 12-round super middleweight clash, presented live from the StubHub Center in Carson, Cal. Making his 2013 debut, Chavez Jr., 27, returns to the region where he dethroned middleweight champ Sebastian Zbik in 2011.
Immediately following the boxing action, the all-access reality series “24/7 Bradley/Marquez” debuts at approximately 1:00 a.m. (ET/PT).
NOTE: The evening's bout between DAVID HAYE VS. TYSON FURY will be postponed to a later date, pending further announcements.
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. VS. BRYAN VERA, AND ADONIS STEVENSON VS. TAVORIS CLOUD premieres SATURDAY, SEPT. 28 at 10:15 p.m. (ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.
The HBO Sports team will call all the action, which will be available in HDTV, closed-captioned for the hearing-impaired and presented in Spanish on HBO Latino.
Other HBO playdates: Sept. 29 (9:00 a.m.) and 30 (11:45 p.m.)