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FOX HOPES ITS OSCAR CAN PUT A DENT IN THE OSCARS' RATINGS
Published January 12, 1998
Fox Sports will air "Oscar De La Hoya's Big Fight Night" on March 23 -- the same night as ABC's broadcast of the Academy Awards. The telecast is being dubbed "Oscar versus 'The Oscars.'" The card, which will air live from 8:00-10:00pm ET, will take place at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT and feature four fights. Fox's James Brown will call the action, and De La Hoya will serve as an analyst. Top Rank will also promote the bouts (Fox). THE ICE MELTS: USA TODAY's Rudy Martzke reports that Fox's James Brown has the "first joint interview" with Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding which will air on Fox on February 5 (USA TODAY, 1/12). The show will be titled "Lillehammer Revisited" and be seen in prime-time (THE DAILY).