|WATCH Broadway Boxing on FIGHT NOW TV
By Media Report (July 26, 2012) Doghouse Boxing
Broadway Boxing coming to FIGHT NOW TV
Aug. 2 featuring unbeaten IBO super middleweight champion Thomas Oosthuizen
NEW YORK, New York (July 26, 2012) - DiBella Entertainment's popular "Broadway Boxing" series is coming to FIGHT NOW TV TM -
America's only 24-hour combat sports and entertainment channel - on
August 8, live from the famed Roseland Ballroom in midtown Manhattan.
NOW TV will air three fights, starting at 10:00 p.m. ET, and
highlighted by the 12-round International Boxing Organization (IBO)
super middleweight title fight between undefeated defending champion Thomas "Tommy Gun" Oosthuizen (19-0-1, 13 KOs) and challenger Rowland Bryant (16-1, 11 KOs).
are very excited to bring the ever popular 'Broadway Boxing' series,
not only to our FIGHT NOW TV viewers in America, but also worldwide via
our Ustream powered broadband player to all markets (subject to certain
blackout restrictions) for a special price of $4.95 (USD)," said FIGHT
NOW TV Co-Founder & General Manager Mike Garrow. "Lou DiBella and
his team always deliver great cards under the 'Broadway Boxing' banner
and this one on August 2 is no exception. A great night of boxing will
shine on Broadway."
African southpaw Oosthuizen is one of the hottest 168-pound fighters in
the world, ranked No. 4 by the International Boxing Federation (IBF)
and The Ring Magazine, as well as No. 13 by the World Boxing Association (WBA). His most notable wins have come against Marcus Johnson, Serge Yannick, Francisco Sierra, and Aaron Pryor Jr.
Thomas "Tommy Gun" Oosthuizen
stake for Oosthuizen against Bryant, in addition to the IBO crown, is a
potential world title fight later this year against IBF champion Carl Froch.
Bryant, fighting out of Altamonte Springs, Florida, is coming off an
impressive technical knockout victory in the third round over three-time
world title challenger Librado Andrade.
"Making Broadway Boxing available live on the internet is something that I have long been
interested in," said promoter Lou DiBella. "New technologies are
developing everyday that are giving us the opportunity to broadcast our
sport on a much wider horizon. I am thrilled to finally begin our
efforts on Broadband, starting with this terrific show on August 2nd,
featuring who we believe to be a superstar in the making in 'Tommy
Gun'. Not only will the fans in New York have the opportunity to see
him, but because of our collaboration with Fight Now TV, he can be seen
by fans from all over the world."
Unbeaten WBC Continental Americas light heavyweight champion "Irish" Seanie Monaghan (14-0, 9 KOs) will be showcased in the 10-round co-feature versus veteran George Armenta (14-9, 11 KOs). The wildly popular Monaghan has a rabid fan-base in Long Island, New York.
There will also be an additional six-round fight, participants to be determined, televised on FIGHT NOW TV.
"Airing Broadway Boxing live on a growing 24/7 network like Fight Now TV really helps expand
our market," said promoter Lou DiBella. "The internet has been something
that I have long been interested in. New technologies are developing
everyday and this arrangement with Fight Now TV also gives us the
opportunity to broadcast our sport on a much wider horizon. I am
thrilled to finally begin our efforts starting with this terrific show
on August 2nd, featuring who we believe to be a super-star in the making
in 'Tommy Gun.' Not only will the fans in New York have the
opportunity to see him, but because of our collaboration with Fight Now
TV, he can be seen by fans from all over the world."
FIGHT NOW TV is available on Cablevision channel 464 as part of the iO Sports & Entertainment Pak!
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