CMXsports Debuts Exclusive Weekly Bert Sugar Column
24.06.04 - BERT RANDOLPH SUGAR'S weekly column --"Sugar 'N Spice" -- makes its world premiere Tomorrow! EXCLUSIVELY at www.cmxsports.com. Sugar, the world-famous boxing historian and sports bon vivant, is the Senior Boxing Analyst at-large for CMXsports, where he is also part of the new weekly Latin boxing broadcast series, "CMX Boxeo de Campeones," which made its debut, May 28.
Article posted on 25.06.2004
Presented by CMXsports and promoted by Guilty Boxing, "CMX Boxeo de Campeones" allows boxing fans from around the world to catch all the action via a live internet stream, and access the replay, at www.cmxsports.com for a monthly subscription fee of just $4.95. The series airs every Friday night, beginning at 11 P.M. ET / 8 P.M. PT. Subscribers can also access archived fight footage and get behind-the-scenes interviews, previews and articles. The broadcasts are available in English and Spanish.
This Friday's seven-bout card is headlined by a 10-round super welterweight rumble between former WBC Continental Americas super welterweight champion RENE AROSTEGUI, from San Felipe, against Brasilian Buzzsaw MUHAMMAD SAID, live from The Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.
The Runyonesque Sugar, a former editor of The Ring, and Boxing Illustrated magazines and the author of over 50 sports books, will lend his world-renowned knowledge and razor-sharp wit to his weekly column which will be dedicated to the hot topics facing boxing today, as well as contrasting and comparing today's boxing scene to the historic eras of the past. This week, Bert plants his tongue firmly in cheek with his obituary to the World Boxing Council (free preview is attached and can be used by all media with proper credit to CMXsports. Scroll down for Text version.)
CMXsports and Guilty Boxing will produce 48 two-hour shows a year over a three-year period with two cards each month emanating from Las Vegas --The Orleans Hotel & Casino and the Gold Coast Hotel & Casino. The remaining two shows per month will be broadcast from different locations, including, southern California and Mexico. The last two shows took place in Tijuana, Mexico.
"CMX Boxeo de Campeones" showcases the very best in action-packed Latin fights, a staple of Guilty Boxing shows over the past decade, as well as an extensive amount of high-quality features on boxing. CMXsports complements the broadcast with the Internet's capability to provide fans around-the-clock, behind-the-scenes information about the fighters before and after the show, and the state-of-the-art CMXlivecam, allowing fans unprecedented access to the fighters on a real-time basis. In short, CMXsports is leveraging the latest in Internet streaming and interactive technology to produce an unprecedented experience for the viewer.
CMXsports is one of the rapidly growing members of the CMX family of sports and entertainment companies founded by A. Demetrius (Tony) Brown. Brown, a former professional basketball player, established a successful metal trading company that later evolved into CMXchange, a successful Internet-based trading exchange. Over the past two years, Brown has purchased or created a number of companies focused at a range of sports and entertainment products and services.
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