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WBA To Award ‘The Contender’ Final Bout Champion Top 10 Ranking

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Premium cable network EPIX®, an MGM company and their popular boxing series The Contender join forces with World Boxing Association (WBA) ahead of the final live bout on Friday, November 9th from the Forum in Los Angeles. For the first time since in it’s inception, WBA will designate the winner ...

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EPIX® To Air Final Fight Of ‘The Contender’ Live From Los Angeles

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On Friday, November 9 at 10pm ET/7pm PT, premium pay television network EPIX® will air the finale of The Contenderlive from the “Fabulous” Forum in Los Angeles. In the two-hour special episode, the final fight will showcase the end of a long journey for two fighters, one of whom will be ...

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Mobile Sports Game Boxing Star Nets 1 Million Pre-Registered Players

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Publisher and mobile game developer Four Thirty Three Inc. (4:33) announced that its upcoming mobile sports game Boxing Star has reached over 1 million pre-registered players. Pre-registration has been opened in US, UK, Japan, Hong Kong and 136 countries around the world. Eager players who pre-register will be rewarded with ...

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EPIX® Sets Premiere Date for The Contender, Reveals 16 Fighters Vying for the Champion Belt

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Andre Ward raises his hand entering the ring before his light heavyweight boxing match against Alexander Brand, in Oakland, Calif. Ward won the fight in a unanimous decision

Premium pay television network EPIX® has announced the 16 fighters who will be facing off with one another for the championship belt on the revival of boxing franchise series The Contender this fall. The highly anticipated 12-episode season, from MGM Television and Paramount Television, will premiere on EPIX on Aug. ...

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Undefeated Boxer Andre Ward Joins Mark Burnett’s ‘The Contender’ As Host

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Premium pay television network EPIX®, an MGM company, has announced that undefeated boxing champion Andre “Son of God” Ward will host the new version of the seminal The Contender boxing franchise. Legendary boxing trainers Freddie Roach and Naazim Richardson join as trainers in the iconic series that has launched multiple boxers into contention for world ...

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FITE announces TV syndication deals for “FITE In Focus”

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FITE.TV, the premium digital network for live streaming of combat sports globally, unveiled today it has signed distribution agreements with select TV stations to start airing FITE original programming – FITE In Focus – on a weekly appointment viewing schedule through broadcast syndication. Starting this month, FITE In Focus weekly ...

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FITE TV launches a new ROKU channel

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FITE TV this week announced the launch of its full-fledged channel on the ROKU streaming platform designed to provide direct access to FITE’s live TV programming and over 5,000 hours of video on demand (VOD) for fans of Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing and Pro Wrestling to explore and watch with the ...

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Sling TV Offers First-Ever Pay-Per-View Event with UFC 214 on Saturday, July 29

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This weekend, Sling TV will offer its first-ever pay-per-view event through the live stream of UFC® 214: CORMIER vs. JONES 2 on Saturday, July 29 from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. UFC 214 pre-orders are now available for purchase for $59.99 to new and existing customers of Sling TV’s subscription services. “Since ...

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Mayweather Gets First Topps Card

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As boxing champ Floyd Mayweather prepares to go after his 50th career victory, Topps is getting set to release its first trading card of the undefeated fighter. Mayweather will have his first Topps cards, including an autographed version, in 2017 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball, which releases on July 19. ...

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Boxing Still Finding TV Homes With New ESPN Deal

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Boxing has taken its share of hits in the past couple of decades, falling in the public eye among all sports and in particular behind mixed martial arts, whose fortunes have risen, seemingly in inverse proportion to those of the “sweet science.” But all is not lost for the sport ...

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