Commentary legend Jim Lampley, best known as the voice of HBO Boxing until its untimely end in 2018, is officially set to return to ringside. Triller announced today that they’d signed Lampley to a “multi-fight deal,” which kicks off with Teofimo Lopez vs. George Kambosos Jr. on June 19th.
Lampley produced some of the most iconic calls in boxing history during his three decades behind the mic, which also saw him host and/or commentate over a dozen Olympic Games. He’s quite the catch for Ryan Kavanaugh and co., figuring to be a massive upgrade over the likes of Mario Lopez, Pete Davidson, and Oscar De La Hoya.
“It is an honor and a privilege to welcome the preeminent voice in boxing, Jim Lampley, to Triller Fight Club,” Ryan Kavanaugh said. “We will blend all the best elements of music, entertainment and sports, and there is no one better to help lead our broadcasts for fans of all ages than Jim.”
“I am impressed that Triller Fight Club is aggressively seeking to put together the best telecast possible, and it is that mentality that makes Triller the best possible platform for my return to ringside,” said Lampley. “This first telecast features Teofimo Lopez, conqueror of the great Vasiliy Lomachenko and an exciting new talent who has already made a historic mark on the sport. That says it all for me.”