HOBOKEN, New Jersey (September 14, 2011) — FIGHT NOW TV TM — America’s only 24-hour combat sports and entertainment channel – today announced its wall-to-wall news coverage of “Star Power: Mayweather vs. Ortiz,” with the live airing of today’s final press conference live on the channel at 4 PM/ET, building-up for Saturday night’s (Sept. 17) mega-event on Pay Per View.
FIGHT NOW TV will also offer complete live coverage of tomorrow’s (Thursday) “Star Power” media tour finale, 2 PM/ET-6 PM/ET, followed by a special edition of the popular Talkin Boxing with Billy C show. Billy C’s guests and viewers alike will be able to discuss all of the hype leading-up to the exciting triple title belt showdown on Saturday night’s “Star Power” PPV event.
The coverage continues Friday as FIGHT NOW TV serves-up the official “Star Power” weigh-in live on its channel, beginning at 5:30 PM/ET, followed by another live special of Talkin Boxing with Billy C, offering viewers a final look at all the combatants taking part in the “Star Power” event.
FIGHT NOW TV will air Saturday night’s “Star Power” undercard, starting at 7 PM/ET and showcasing welterweight Said Ouali (28-3, 20 KOs) vs. Carson Jones (31-8-2, 21 KOs) and middleweight Dion Savage (10-1, 6 KOs) vs. Adonis Stevenson (14-1, 11 KOs).
Be sure to the catch “STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz,” promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions, live Saturday night on Pay-Per-View (9:00 PM/ET),
Be sure to tune back to FIGHT NOW TV after the final bell rings for LIVE post fight special on the channel as Billy C and his special guests break down all the action from that night’s event.
“This is what FIGHT NOW TV is all about,” said Mike Garrow, GM and co- founder of the channel. “We have created a destination for fight fans to come to — 24/7 — in order to watch all of the build-up from the press conference through weigh-in, plus breaking down match-ups and providing post fight analysis.It’s made for a great week of unique programming on our channel.
“We would equally like to thank HBO sports, Mayweather Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and Swanson Communications for their amazing cooperation in order for us to deliver this unique coverage on our channel.”
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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 and launched earlier this year, FIGHT NOW TV is the first 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week combat sports channel, bringing 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 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, former UFC champion and MMA legendRandy Couture, who serves as both spokesperson and analyst for the channel.
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About “STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz” is a mega-event taking place Saturday, Sept. 17 from two world-class cities with three world titles at stake. Floyd Mayweatherand Victor Ortiz will face off in a 12-round fight for Ortiz’s WBC Welterweight World Title from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.Canelo Alvarez and Alfonso Gomezwill do battle in a 12-round fight for Alvarez’s WBC Super Welterweight World Title from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Also live in Las Vegas will be Erik Morales vs. Pablo Cesar Cano in a 12-round fight for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight World Title and an opening fight featuring undefeated rising starJessie Vargas against top contender Josesito Lopez. The mega event is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, DeWALT Tools, AT&T and Southwest Airlines. Alvarez vs. Gomez is presented in association with Canelo Promotions and Morales vs. Cano is presented in association with Box Latino Promotions. “STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz” will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 PM/PT.
For more information about FIGHT NOW TV go on line at www.fightnow.com, or follow on Twitter@fightnowtv and Facebook.com/fightnowtv.