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BoxNation and Golden Boy Promotions agree to an output deal

BoxNation is delighted to announce a long term output deal with top US boxing promoter Golden Boy Promotions, commencing on April 21 with a double world-title show Abner Mares v Erik Morel for the Vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) World Super-Bantamweight title and the WBA Super World Bantamweight title between Anselmo Moreno and David De La Mora, followed on April 28 with Bernard Hopkins’ rematch with Chad Dawson for the WBC World Light-Heavyweight title.

TV's New Home of Boxing in the UK, Channel 456 on Sky and 546 on Virgin, will show two LIVE GBP shows per month that will include one of their major HBO or Showtime TV events and one show from their hit Solo Boxeo series.

BoxNation will televise LIVE from Las Vegas on May 5th the forthcoming GBP promoted super-fight between, arguably, the world's best pound-for-pound fighter Floyd Mayweather Jr. against current World Boxing Association (WBA) World Light-Middleweight Champion Miguel Cotto.

The card also features rising world star Canelo Alvarez from Mexico who will defend his WBC World Light-Middleweight title against former six-time and three division world champion Shane Mosely.

Established in 2002 by former multi-weight world champion Oscar de la Hoya, GBP has become one of the world's most active and respected promoters with a top roster of talent.

Since launching last September, BoxNation, the UK's only fight dedicated channel BoxNation has televised 34 LIVE shows from the UK and abroad that includes:

- over 2000 hours on air

- 25 World Championship contests

- 6 European Championships

- 10 British and Commonwealth title contests

- 19 Various championship contest

- 7 Regional championships

Commenting on the deal, Simon Green, BoxNation CEO, said, ""This is a tremendous addition to BoxNation's lineup of world class boxing. Golden Boy hosts the best of the sport from the United States and along with the top action from Europe and the UK now means that we can arguably claim to be the best boxing channel ever."Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, said,"We are pleased to expand our relationship with BoxNation and bring British fight fans at least two Golden Boy events every month.”

BoxNation is the first dedicated subscription boxing TV channel in the UK to bring together the biggest names in amateur, domestic and international boxing with an unbeatable schedule of matches from across the globe.

For just £10 per month BoxNation offers unbeatable value for money for all fight fans. To subscribe to BoxNation simply go to www.boxnation.com and hit the “Subscribe Now” button and choose your subscription package. Simple!

Article posted on 28.03.2012



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