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2012-08-06 14:20:53

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WealthTV, the latest destination for boxing's premier live events, Main Events & Ziggy Promotions, announced today that WealthTV has secured the live US television rights for the upcoming heavyweight battle between Tomasz "Goral" Adamek (46-2-0) and Travis "Freight Train" Walker (39-7-1) for the IBF North American Heavyweight Title. The fight will originate in front of Adamek's rabid fans at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. This...

2012-07-03 02:21:47

SAN DIEGO, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WealthTV, the latest destination for boxing's premier live events, will telecast this Saturday's heavyweight showdown between undefeated rising star Tyson Fury and American fan-favorite Vinny Maddalone, live starting at 5 p.m. ET from Hand Arena in Clevedon, Somerset, United Kingdom. The undefeated 6' 9" Fury (18-0, 13 KOs), fighting out of Cheshire, UK, is the reigning Irish heavyweight champion, who is rated No. 6 by the World Boxing Council...

2012-06-21 18:21:28

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FRIDAY, JUNE 22: JOE LOUIS Profile America -- Friday, June 22nd. One of America's greatest boxers became world heavyweight champion on this day 75 years ago -- Joe Louis. The bout took place at Comiskey Park in Chicago, and Louis knocked out James J. Braddock in the eighth round. A year later to...

2012-05-14 02:26:26

LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With a top finish at the last and biggest Olympic Qualifying Event for the countries from North and South America, in Rio de Janeiro, All-American Heavyweights' (AAH) fighter, Dominic Breazeale, punched his ticket to London as the U.S. Olympic Boxing representative in the Super-Heavyweight division. The number one-ranked US Amateur Super-Heavyweight, Breazeale defeated the national champions from Venezuela (former Olympian 2008), Brazil (World...

2012-05-03 02:27:19

SAN DIEGO, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WealthTV, the latest destination for boxing's premier live events, is geared up to telecast the NABA heavyweight title bout between BoxRec US ranked No 2 Franklin "Yah-Yah" Lawrence and "Merciless" Mike Mollo, live from Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover, DE. Lawrence is no stranger to the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, winning the WBC Caribbean Boxing Federation heavyweight title by defeating Jason Gavern in May of last year. Lawrence is on a...

2012-03-12 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent Film Development Corporation (OTCBB: IFLM.OB), an international distributor of digital films and producer to the multibillion dollar Independent Film Industry, announced today that is has engaged former undisputed heavyweight champion boxer of the world, Mike Tyson, to promote HollywoodIndy (http://www.hollywoodindy.com/). Mike Tyson has approximately 1,800,000 followers on his Twitter page http://twitter.com/miketyson.Management...

2011-12-14 20:43:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Tyson stars in personalized eCards, eInvitations, ringtones, and mobile alerts for sale beginning December 20. Capturing the boxing champ's singular comic timing and offbeat interest, the customizable products will be available at StarGreetz (www.stargreetz.com), with other distribution channels to follow. "I didn't know what an eCard was before StarGreetz came to me," says Tyson. "I thought it sounded like fun and something my fans...

2011-10-12 11:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boxing legend Mike Tyson is now "The Pigeon Whisperer" who is featured in a series of hilarious new digital eCards produced by StarGreetz http://www.stargreetz.com, a LA-based digital media company. Boxing opponents worldwide should be relieved to see the former heavyweight champion is hanging with his feathered-friends. Make no mistake, the bird lover says, "Nobody calls me Mike anymore, or even Mr. Tyson - I am the Pigeon Whisperer." Fans can...

2011-10-11 13:18:00

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Don King Productions announced an agreement today with WealthTV for a live telecast of a Nov. 5 world championship fight card featuring World Boxing Association titleholder Guillermo "El Felino" Jones (37-3-2, 29 KOs) taking on WBA No. 14-ranked cruiserweight Mike Marrone (20-3, 15 KOs) from Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111011/LA84396)...

2011-09-10 07:00:00

The WBC Heavyweight Champion Vitali Klitschko will defend his title against one of the top heavyweight boxers in the world on September 10th. Watch Klitschko vs Adamek online at http://KlitschkovsAdamekLive.com Dallas,TX (PRWEB) September 10, 2011 On September 10th the WBC heavyweight championship will be up for grabs as the champion Vitali Klitschko will fight against Tomasz Adamek, the number one ranked contender in the WBC. The fight will be held in Poland at the Wroclaw Stadium which...