Showtime is offering a blitz of programming this week in advance of “THE MOMENT: Mayweather vs. Maidana” – a four-fight telecast headlined by Floyd “Money” Mayweather against Marcos Maidana in a 12-round welterweight world championship fight.
The lineup features live events and exclusive content including live coverage of fight week, the premiere of ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Maidana Episode 3, classic fights, and COUNTDOWN LIVE, a one-hour show on SHOWTIME preceding the pay-per-view event.
The excitement begins tonight, April 29, on SHO EXTREME and continues with five consecutive days of daily fistic programming in support of “THE MOMENT: Mayweather vs. Maidana.’’ The schedule:
Tonight, April 29
Last Saturday’s terrific SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader, highlighted by the universally lauded Fight Of The Year candidate, Matthysse vs. Molina, delivered it all – drama, brutal action, and unrelenting intensity. Don’t miss the replay of the instant classic tonight/Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHO EXTREME.
Wednesday, April 30
SHOWTIME Sports Press Pass Live will stream the MAIN EVENT FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE live at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT on www.sho.com/sports. The live program is available to simulcast on your network and website.
ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Maidana EPISODE 3 premieres on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
CLASSIC FIGHTS – An encore presentation of Marcos Maidana vs. Victor Ortiz will air on SHO EXTREME at 11:45 p.m. ET/PT.
THURSDAY, MAY 1
SHOWTIME Sports Press Pass Live will stream the UNDERCARD FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE featuring Amir Khan, Adrien Broner and all the undercard fighters at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT on www.sho.com/sports. The live program is available to simulcast on your network and website.
CLASSIC FIGHTS – Marcos Maidana vs. Jesus Soto Karass will air on SHO EXTREME at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Floyd Mayweather vs. Miguel Cotto will air on SHO EXTREME at 11:05 p.m. ET/PT.
FRIDAY, MAY 2
WEIGH-IN LIVE: Mayweather vs. Maidana, a one-hour live program, will air on SHOWTIME at 6 p.m. ET/ 3 p.m. PT and include coverage the official weigh-in, plus a special ALL ACCESS LIVE segment highlighted by an unedited, unscripted, live face-to-face meeting between the main event combatants a mere 24 hours before they square off in the ring. This program will be fed live via satellite, and stream on YouTube, Ustream and www.sho.com/sports. WEIGH-IN LIVE is available to simulcast on your network and website.
SHO EXTREME MARATHON will air five continuous hours of content related to “THE MOMENT,” including a replay of the WEIGH-IN at 10 p.m. ET/PT, Amir Khan vs. Marcos Maidana at 11 p.m. ET/PT and an ALL ACCESS marathon of all three episodes beginning at midnight ET/PT.
SATURDAY, MAY 3
SHO EXTREME MARATHON will continue with more than three hours of non-stop programming Saturday morning. ALL ACCESS Episodes 1, 2 and 3 will air consecutively beginning at 10 a.m. ET/PT. SHO EXTREME will air Mayweather’s record breaking pay-per-view event from last September vs. Canelo Alvarez at 11:30 a.m. ET/PT and Maidana’s hard-earned upset decision over Adrien Broner last December at 12:30 p.m. ET/PT.
COUNTDOWN LIVE: Mayweather vs. Maidana, a one-hour preview show on SHOWTIME that leads directly into the pay-per-view begins at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT and will be fed via satellite, and stream via YouTube, Ustream and sho.com/sports. The live program is available to simulcast on your network and website.