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Oscar de la Hoya, Floyd Mayweather Jr. coming to Lopez Tonight

(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images North America)
(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images North America)
Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

George Lopez's terrible new TBS late-night talk show "Lopez Tonight" will feature two of boxing's biggest stars this week. Tonight, Oscar de la Hoya is Lopez's main guest, and tomorrow night, Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be on the show as well.

Lopez and Oscar go back a little bit, and we know George is a boxing fan. He emceed the weigh-in for Oscar's last fight with Manny Pacquiao, and has been ringside for what seems like most of the bigger fights (those involving Golden Boy Promotions, anyway) of recent years.

Joining Oscar tonight will be Bill Engvall (oh boy, George Lopez and Bill Engvall comparing jokes) and Amerie.

Tomorrow night, Mayweather is second in line behind Ted Danson, which is no shame as Ted Danson is pretty awesome. Given that Lopez is a boxing fan and hopefully knows at least a little, you'd have to think George will at least ask him about Manny Pacquiao, but there remains the chance it'll just be Lopez going, "Gosh, you're good at boxing. Tell us about that?"

The musical guest for the Danson/Mayweather show is something called Orianthi, a female guitarist from Australia who played with Michael Jackson for the "This Is It" stuff.

"Lopez Tonight" airs on TBS at 11e/10c. I recommend watching it only if it has anything to do with boxing.

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