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Fight Network, FNTSY Sports Network Launch on Roku

by on Sep.15, 2014, under Press Releases

TORONTO / NEW YORK (September 15, 2014)  — Anthem Media Group Inc. announced today that the world’s premier combat sports television channel Fight Network and the first-ever channel dedicated to fantasy sports FNTSY Sports Network are now available in the Roku Channel Store.
 
Fight Network is available to Roku users in North America, while FNTSY Sports Network can be purchased by Roku users in North America, the U.K. and Republic of Ireland. Both networks are now available for purchase at a monthly subscription rate of $2.99 each, which includes a 30-day free preview, or an annual subscription rate of $29.99 each. (continue reading…)

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Dargan’s Lessons from Legends

by on Sep.15, 2014, under Press Releases

Steve Cunningham (L), Dargan & Richardson Photo Credits: Dave Torres/Main Events

Steve Cunningham (L), Dargan & Richardson
Photo Credits: Dave Torres/Main Events

 
Philadelphia, PA – When current USBA Atlantic Coast Region Champion Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (16-0, 8 KOs) was growing up in Philadelphia he spent most of his time in the gym with his cousin, world renowned boxing trainer Brother Naazim Richardson. Now, as the undefeated Dargan prepares to add the Junior NABF Lightweight Title to his mantle, he utilizes the lessons he learned from a childhood growing up in boxing. 
 
 
Dargan grew up surrounded by boxing legends like Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins and “Sugar” Shane Mosley in the gym every day and he was able to get a first-hand boxing education from the best. Karl learned at a young age that with success comes media scrutiny, “Every time I fight on television I get more media coverage but I have been around it my whole life and have experienced this kind of pressure being around Bernard and Shane since I was nine years old.” (continue reading…)

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Undefeated Middlweight Prospect Paul Littleton Fights This Saturday At The Ameristar Casino in St. Charles MO

by on Sep.11, 2014, under Press Releases

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New York, NY – On Saturday, September 13, DiBella Entertainment’s (DBE) touted middleweight prospect, Paul Littleton (9-0-1, 5 KO’s), returns to action at the Ameristar Casino, in St. Charles, MO, for the first time since scoring an impressive fourth-round TKO victory over Jeffrey Combs this past June. He’ll be facing the tough battle-tested Lamar Harris in the card’s co-featured bout. Headlined by local bantamweight prospect Stephon “Showstopper” Young (10-0-1, 4 KO’s), this event is promoted by Steve Smith’s Rumble Time Promotions, in association with DiBella Entertainment.
 
The 28-year-old Littleton is a popular crowd-pleaser from Chicago with an aggressive style. After winning the Chicago Golden Gloves three times while accruing an amateur record of 85-20, Littleton turned pro in December 2011. He has since beaten three undefeated prospects, including having scored a six-round unanimous decision victory over the exalted 7-0 Roberto Acevedo. (continue reading…)

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Legends coming out to support 13th annual Pro-Am ‘Fight To Educate’ Sept. 18 in Manchester, NH

by on Sep.11, 2014, under Press Releases

Vito Antuofermo

Vito Antuofermo

Vito Antuofermo, Chuck Wepner, Earnie Shavers & John Ruiz
MANCHESTER, N.H.  – Four boxing legends will lend their support to the 13th annual Fight To Educate (FTE), on Thursday night, September 18 at Verizon Wireless Center in Manchester, New Hampshire.
 
This year’s legends are former world middleweight champion Vito Antuofermo (50-7-2, 21 KOs), world heavyweight title challengers Chuck “Bayonne Bleeder” Wepner (25-14-2, 17 KOs) and Earnie “The Acorn” Shavers (74-14-1, 68 KOs), and two-time World Boxing Association heavyweight champion John “The Quietman” Ruiz (44-9-1, 30 KOs).
 
Fight To Educate, presented in part this year by Matrix Aerospace, is a unique charity event that combines a love of boxing with the vision of assisting children and seniors in need who without fundraisers like this could be ‘down for the count.’ During the past 12 years, Fight To Educate has raised more than $750,000 in donations benefitting local New Hampshire non-profit organizations. (continue reading…)

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Cunningham-Visinia Oct. 18 in Philly

by on Sep.11, 2014, under Press Releases

"USS" Cunningham Photo Credits - Rich Graessle/ Main Events

“USS” Cunningham
Photo Credits – Rich Graessle/ Main Events

PHILADELPHIA – Heavyweight contender Steve “USS” Cunningham (27-6, 12 KOs) takes on unbeaten Natu “The Truth” Visinia (10-0, 8 K0s) on Saturday evening, Oct. 18, at the 2300 Arena when NBCSN’s popular Fight Night boxing series returns to South Philadelphia.    
 
Cunningham’s brutal battle with then-undefeated Amir “Hardcore” Mansour on April 4 in front of an electrified hometown crowd earned him the USBA Heavyweight Title and was an instant classic.  
 
The Oct. 18 show also features a solid 10-round junior lightweight contest between Edner Cherry, of Wauchula, FL, and Jerry Belmontes, of Corpus Christi, TX. The Fight Night telecast will begin at 9 PM ET. The doors will open at 6 PM. (continue reading…)

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