After more than thirty years in network television, over twenty-five of them as host of HBO's flagship World Championship Boxing, Jim Lampley is one of America's most renowned and respected broadcasters. He serves as host and blow-by-blow announcer for all HBO Boxing telecasts.
While compiling an incomparable dossier in boxing, calling the lion's share of the sport's most significant events for a quarter century, he has been assigned to more Olympics telecasts than any other American broadcaster and covered every major sports event in the culture through the course of his extensive career.
Lampley has also founded Atticus Entertainment, which collaborated in 2012 with renowned filmmaker Peter Berg on the critically-acclaimed prime time HBO series ON FREDDIE ROACH. Lampley serves as host of his own boxing studio program THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY, which launched in 2012. In December of 2014, the University of North Carolina grad was elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame and was enshrined in June of 2015.