HOPKINS vs. KOVALEV: RDS to Broadcast Light Heavyweight Title Unification Mega-Fight Live This Saturday

— November 5, 2014

RDS Programming Update

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On Saturday at 11 p.m. ET, RDS will broadcast the mega-fight featuring Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KOs) and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (25-0-1, 23 KOs). The winner of this bout—one of the most eagerly anticipated of the year in professional boxing—will claim the unified light heavyweight title. 

Jean-Paul Chartrand and Yvon Michel will handle commentary and analysis of the fight. 

24/7 Hopkins vs Kovalev
On Thursday at 8:30 p.m. ET, in conjunction with this matchup, RDS2 will present the show 24/7 Hopkins vs Kovalev. During its 30 minute running time, this thrilling episode will take fans behind the scenes to show them the physical and psychological preparations of the two fighters as they gear up to face each other in the ring.  

On Friday at 3 p.m. ET, RDS.ca will webcast the official weigh-in of the two boxers. Fans can also watch the post-fight press conference online on Saturday at the end of the night

Broadcast Schedule

Thursday November 6
24/7 Hopkins vs Kovalev 8:30 p.m. ET RDS2
24/7 Hopkins vs Kovalev 11:30 p.m. ET RDS (repeat)

Friday November 7
Official weigh-in: Hopkins vs. Kovalev 3 p.m. ET RDS.ca

Saturday November 8
24/7 Hopkins vs Kovalev 2 p.m. ET RDS (repeat)
Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev 11 p.m. ET RDS
Press conference Following the fight RDS.ca

Fans can also visit RDS.ca for a special section devoted to Hopkins vs. Kovalev as well as all the latest boxing news, highlights and videos

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For more information:
Simon Céré, (office) 514.529.2135, (cell) 514.754.3135, simon.cere@bellmedia.ca
Patrick Tremblay, (office) 514.599.2244, (cell) 514.913.6799, patrick.tremblay@bellmedia.ca

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