Peter Berg is producing a docuseries about boxing trainer icon Freddie Roach, which has been picked up by HBO for six episodes.
Michael Lombardo, president of programming at HBO:
“We are truly excited about this innovative new reality series that will allow HBO to partner with Peter Berg. Freddie Roach is an extraordinary person and many of our subscribers are familiar with his superior work in training some of the world’s premier fighters.”
The doseries also seeks to show the behind-the-scnees of the boxing world and how tough hit can be.
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