HBO’s Back in the Ring

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HBO announced two upcoming boxing telecasts Thursday.

Late-night boxing series HBO Boxing After Dark will present a special Thanksgiving edition pitting former featherweight champ Juan Manuel Marquez against Jimrex Jaca Saturday, Nov. 25 at 10:15 p.m. (live EST, tape-delayed PST).

Fran Charles, Max Kellerman and Emanuel Steward will be ringside, and the bout will be presented in Spanish on HBO Latino.

And the network’s World Championship Boxing will climb into the ring Saturday, Dec. 2 at 9:45 p.m. (EST) with two fights: Winky Wright vs. Ike Quartey and Jeff Lacy vs. Vitali Tsypko.

Jim Lampley, Larry Merchant and Steward will be ringside, and the bouts will also be presented in Spanish on HBO Latino.

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