HOBOKEN, New Jersey (February 15, 2012) – FIGHT NOW TV TM – America’s only 24-hour combat sports and entertainment channel – announced today that this Saturday will (Feb. 18) kick-off the first of many “Super Saturday Live” programming weekends on the channel.
Fight NOW TV, starting at 11AM/ET, will deliver the best of LIVE Judo from Dusseldorf, Germany. The Düsseldorf Grand Prix will award valuable points towards Olympic qualifiers to the London games this summer, insuring the best judoka in the world will be competing.
Founded in 1951, the International Judo Federation has organized both the yearly World Championships and the World Judo Tour, which is made up of five Grand Prix, four Grand Slams, and a World Master at the end of each year.
FIGHT NOW TV will carry all ongoing World Judo events live leading up to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.
As part of FIGHT NOW TV deal with United Kingdom-based MMA promotion Cage Warriors Fighting Championships, FIGHT NOW TV will offer fans second-round coverage of the Cage Warriors 8-man tournament to crown its new welterweight champion, starting at 4 PM/ET, LIVE from HMV Forum in London, England.
From London, England, FIGHT NOW TV then takes viewers LIVE at 7 PM/ET to Montreal, Canada for the world championship boxing series, “Fast and Furious,” presented by Mise-O-Jeux and Group Yvon Michel’s Videotron. World super middleweight Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (16-1, 13 KOs) headlines in his International Boxing Federation title defense against former NABF champ Jesus Gonzales (27-1, 14 KOs). Also on the card in the co-feature is undefeated light heavyweight Eleider “Storm” Alvarez taking on boxing veteran Otis “Triple OG” Griffin (23-9-2, 9 KOs), winner of Oscar de la Hoya’s The Next Great Champion reality television show. Benny Ricardo and Corey Erdman will have the call from ringside.
“This is a big weekend for us at FIGHT NOW TV,” said Mike Garrow GM and co-founder of FIGHT NOW TV. “Three events, from three different counties, featuring three different sports – all live! This is exactly what we are all about here at the channel. To think we are not even one year old as a service provider and we already have all of this great combat sports action going on. It’s incredible. I am so excited that we are providing high quality sports entertainment to passionate fight fans and delivering on our promise to be: Your source for combat sports 24/7.”
FIGHT NOW TV is available on Cablevision channel 464 as part of the iO Sports & Entertainment Pak!
About FIGHT NOW TV: With offices in New Jersey, Las Vegas and Toronto, FIGHT NOW TV is a cross-platform media company that creates and distributes content through its television, video on demand, and online outlets.
Founded by Channel Zero, Inc. and media entrepreneur Mike Garrow, FIGHT NOW TV launched earlier this year as the first and only 24-hour-a-day, seven-days-a-week combat sports channel in the nation. The network’s mandate is to bring the best battles, fiercest fights and stunning knockouts to America. FIGHT NOW TV caters to fight fans of every genre, giving them a front row seat to compelling coverage of MMA, boxing, wrestling/grappling, Muay Thai, kickboxing and other combat sports. FIGHT NOW TV is the place for the best analysis, live and current events, documentaries and news coverage of the biggest PPV events and match-ups from around the globe.
FIGHT NOW TV has also enlisted one of the fight game’s biggest names to join its camp, 5-time UFC champion and MMA legend Randy Couture, who serves as both spokesperson and analyst for the channel.
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