Classic Fights, “ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo” and Live Coverage of Fight Week In Las Vegas Available on SHOWTIME®, CBS Sports Network, SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®,SHOWTIME ANYTIME® and More
NEW YORK (Sept. 6, 2013)-SHOWTIME Sports has scheduled diverse boxing and documentary programs across cable and premium television and digital portals in advance of the upcoming SHOWTIME PPV presentation of “THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo.” The mega-event is headlined by No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Super Welterweight World Champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, Saturday, Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
On Friday, Sept. 13 and on Saturday, Sept. 14, SHOWTIME will air two mini-marathons of programming which includes Mayweather’s most recent victory over Robert Guerrero, Canelo’s victory over Josesito Lopez and all four episodes of “ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo.” Friday’s block will air from 6 – 10 p.m. ET immediately following SHOWTIME’s live coverage of the official weigh-in. Saturday’s block will begin at 4 p.m. ET and continue up to COUNTDOWN LIVE, the live pre-PPV program airing on SHOWTIME at 8 pm. ET/PT.
ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo FULL EPISODES
The SHOWTIME Sports original series returns with ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo, taking fans behind the scenes as both fighters prepare for boxing’s biggest event in years. Episode 1 & 2 are available now online and on SHOWTIME ON DEMAND and SHOWTIME ANYTIME, with a full schedule of replays on SHOWTIME and CBS Sports Network.
The remaining episodes of ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo premiere on SHOWTIME with each full episode available online, at SHOWTIME ON DEMANDand on mobile devices via SHOWTIME ANYTIME the following day.
- Episode 3: Premieres Saturday, Sept. 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
- Episode 4: Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT
All four episodes are also being produced in Spanish, and the Spanish-language version of each episode will premiere on Univision Deportes Network. For more information regarding the Univision Deportes schedule for ALL ACCESS please visit www.UnivisionDeportes.com.
SHOWTIME Sports will offer seven live streaming events in the build up to the event:
On Aug. 27 and 28, SHOWTIME Sports offered live streaming of the Open Workouts from Canelo and Mayweather’s respective camps. Click here to view the replay of Canelo’s media workout, and here to view the replay of Mayweather’s.
Fight Week Las Vegas
All Fight Week events will stream live via Sports.SHO.com, the SHOWTIME Sports® YouTube channel, and via USTREAM.TV embeddable player.
- Tuesday, Sept. 10 (5 p.m. ET/ 2 p.m. PT): Grand Arrivals
- Wednesday, Sept. 11 (4 p.m. ET/ 1 p.m. PT): Main Event Press Conference with Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez airing live on CBS Sports Network.
- Thursday, Sept. 12 (4 p.m. ET/ 1 p.m. PT): Undercard Press Conference with Danny Garcia and Lucas Matthysse airing live on CBS Sports Network.
- Friday, Sept. 13 (6 p.m. ET/ 3 p.m. PT): “Weigh-In Live” airing live on SHOWTIME and CBS Sports Network.
- Saturday, Sept.14 (8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT): “Countdown Live” with interviews and special pre-fight features airing live on SHOWTIME.
Encore presentations of classic bouts featuring Floyd Mayweather, Canelo Alvarez, Danny Garcia and Lucas Matthysse will air on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME EXTREME and CBS SPORTS NETWORK. Classic Floyd Mayweather fights include the most watched pay-per-view event in history, Mayweather vs. Oscar De La Hoya, and Mayweather’s most recent victory, Mayweather vs. Guerrero. Classic Canelo fights include Canelo vs. Trout, where Canelo legitimized his massive hype; and Canelo’s fight against Mosley, the fighter who gave Mayweather one of his toughest challenges in recent years.
For the full schedule of all classic fights, visit http://sports.sho.com/schedule/mayweather.
CBS SPORTS NETWORK
CBS Sports Network is showcasing more than 10 hours of coverage surrounding “THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo” on Saturday, Sept. 14. Programming is highlighted by live coverage of the Main Event Press Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 4 p.m. ET and the Official Weigh-In on Friday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. ET. Following the Sept. 14 pay-per-view event, CBS Sports Network will provide complete analysis of the action with commentator Barry Tompkins and analyst Steve Farhood, as well as live coverage of the post-fight press conference.
CBS Sports Network is the 24-hour home of CBS Sports and is available across the country through local cable, video and telecom providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, and to access the CBS Sports Network channel finder, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com
AMERICAN FORCES NETWORK
SHOWTIME Sports is proud to offer “THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo” live on September 14 over the American Forces Network free to nearly one million American service men and women, Department of Defense civilians and their families overseas. SHOWTIME Sports offers every SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast to the American Forces Network, which broadcasts to military bases in 175 countries, as well as 140 U.S. Navy ships at sea. There are 600+ military installations in 63 countries and 268 U.S. embassies and consulates serviced by the network. All of them will be able to view “THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo” live.