News: Hook City An Online Success; McCall vs. Lawrence Live On the Al Bernstein Boxing Channel
Go Fight Live. Tv Provides Secure On-line Stream to World-Wide Viewers and - Eliminates ALL Illegal Streams - This past Saturday night, history was made as one of the all-time greatest fighters, Roy Jones Jr. dominated former Super Middleweight champion, Jeff Lacy in a bout that capped a highly entertaining night of boxing and all the action was viewed by not only a domestic Pay-Per-View audience but on www.gofightlive.tv via a world-wide internet stream. It was a solid show from the top to the bottom and very entertaining for the true fight fans. They're getting to see some top talent at their best..
Article posted on 18.08.2009
Jones Jr. turned back the clock as he thrilled fans with the skills that catapulted him to legendary status and one of the greatest fighters to ever grace the squared circle. Jones Jr. battered Lacy forcing the fight to be stooped after round ten in the scheduled twelve round Light Heavyweight bout.
“First I want to thank the people at Square Ring such as Roy Jones Jr., John Wirt, Donna Westrich and their whole staff for making this historic broadcast happen. This was truly an amazing event with one of the legends of the sport doing what he does best and that is dominate in an entertaining fashion.”, said David Klarman, President of www.gofightlive.tv
“Providing secure world wide coverage of historic events such as “Hook City” to fans from all corners of the globe is our primary goal. This is the stuff that boxing needs to be able to bring fans closer to major events and also gives fighters a chance to increase their profile and fan base.”
Said John Wirt, CEO of Square Ring, “GFL was an excellent on-line partner. Not only did they provide a secure and robust stream of the event, they worked diligently to market the event and were extremely proactive and efficient in the removal of all illegal streams of the event, something we were unable to do in the past. Maintaining an on-line presence in today’s market is a necessity, being able to do so securely is imperative.”
Fans got to witness five fights with the co-feature being a Cruiserweight tussle that saw Danny Green beat Julio Cesar Dominguez in five rounds that will likely set up a showdown with Jones Jr. this fall in Green’s native Australia.
Two more undercard bout saw undefeated cruiserweight, BJ Flores dominate Epifanio Mendoza to take one more step towards a world title shot after scoring an emphatic fourth round stoppage.
Jason Litzau put himself back in contention with a scintillating third round stoppage over Verquan Kimbrough in a Lightweight affair.
McCall vs. Lawrence - Seven fight pay-per-view card to be seen on Al Bernstein Boxing Channel
Foothill Ranch, Calif. – August 18, 2009 – iBN Sports, an internet-based broadcast sports television network, will be airing live its first Crown Boxing event in pay-per-view starting this Friday, August 21 on the Al Bernstein Boxing Channel (ABBC). This first event features a bout between Oliver “Atomic Bull” McCall and Franklin “Yah-Yah” Lawrence in a battle for the IBA Heavyweight Belt at Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Friday, August 21. Viewers can log on at www.ibnsports.com to order this full seven fight card for a mere $4.99.
Once viewers have ordered they can watch this event live or whenever they want, as many times as they want, with access to it for one year! Hall of Fame boxing broadcaster, Al Bernstein will be ringside to call all the action. Al said, “One of the great things about our channel and the iBN Sports technology is that viewers can watch this event on their own schedule. No need for anyone around the world to watch at an inconvenient hour. Just order and see it anytime.”
About iBN Sports
iBN Sports is an internet-based television broadcast network providing world class coverage of live sports, archived footage on-demand, news, highlights and other unique programming that reveals the compelling stories of the sports world. Current and past programming has included professional and amateur sports alike from local high schools to international federations. A sampling of these sports includes: mixed martial arts (MMA), Independent Baseball, Pro Cycling, boxing, surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, motocross and high schoold football, basketball and baseball. iBN Sports markets and distributes sports content through its alliance of global media partners, sports channels, clubs, governing bodies, sponsors, radio, television, print, restaurant chains, and web partners. Production and content are driven by an experienced group of Hollywood branding, design, and media experts. iBN is headquartered in Orange County, California and operates worldwide through its partnerships and affiliates.
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