HBO World Championship Boxing is an American sports television series, premiering in January 1973 that has shown a number of significant boxing events in the last three decades.
WCB's first event was fought in Kingston, Jamaica, where George Foreman defeated Joe Frazier in two rounds to win the world heavyweight championship.
HBO World Championship Boxing premiered live on HBO Canada on January 24, 2009 at 10 p.m. ET/8 p.m. MT.
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