November 14, 2006
Georges “Rush” St. Pierre Clothing Line Now Available Only at The Fight Network.Com, Announces Blackout Media Corp.
Blackout Media Corp's (PINKSHEETS: BKMP) The Fight Network(TM), North America's first and only twenty-four (24) hour combatant sports and entertainment channel, announced today that its merchandising and licensing division has signed an exclusive deal to design and release a one-of-a-kind apparel line around UFC(R) number one welterweight contender and Canadian mixed martial arts champion Georges "Rush" St. Pierre.
"Georges was very hands-on working with our designers to come up with the creative," said Mitch Cone, VP of Merchandising & Licensing for The Fight Network. "I think when his fans get to see the apparel they will agree that we successfully captured the 'Rush' essence that Georges gives his fans when they see him compete each and every time out."
The Fight Network's Fight Branded Clothing designs and manufactures unique apparel lines inspired by The Fight Network brand and all the athletes who compete or have competed in the various sports of boxing, wrestling and mixed martial arts, which make up The Fight Network television, radio, mobile and web content offerings worldwide.
"The Fight Network has been great to me in coming up with a unique clothing line that truly represents how I feel as a professional athlete," said St.Pierre. "I hope my fans all over the world enjoy the design and I thank them from the bottom of my heart for all the support they have shown me as I get ready this week for the biggest match of my career," he added.
Rush Wear is now available exclusively through The Fight Network website at www.thefightnetwork.com
About The Fight Network:
The Fight Network is a cross-platform media company with brand interest in television, pay-per-view, radio, mobile and web. All five of these media offerings are seamlessly integrated to offer fans of combatant sports and related entertainment a true convergence experience. The Fight Network Inc. corporate headquarters is located in Toronto, Canada. Additional information on the company can be found at www.thefightnetwork.com.
About Blackout Media Corp.:
Blackout Media Corp. is a holding company with an interest in Blackout Communications, who is a diversified media and entertainment company conducting operations in digital television, VOD, PPV, radio, the Internet and print under the brand name "The Fight Network." The activities of Blackout Media Corp. are conducted principally in Canada and the United States.
Certain statements in this news release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of Rule 175 under the Securities Act of 1933 and Rule 3b-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and are subject to the safe harbor created by those rules. All statements, other than statements of fact, included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding potential future plans and objectives of the company, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Technical complications that may arise could prevent the prompt implementation of any strategically significant plan(s) outlined above. The company cautions that these forward-looking statements are further qualified by other factors. The company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any statements in this release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Investor Relations: CONTACT: Blackout Media Corp. Telephone 416-987.2133 Fax 416 348.9418 E-mail [email protected] Contact: Stephen Murdoch OEB International C/O The Fight Network Inc. Public Relations/Public Affairs Bus: (905) 682-7203 extension 22 Fax: (905) 682-7481 E-mail: [email protected]
SOURCE: Blackout Media Corp.