Archive for September 6th, 2017

Comments Off on Huck Pushes Usyk At Final Press Conference In Berlin

Things got heated at the final press conference with WBO World Champion Aleksandr Usyk and Marco Huck before their Ali Trophy quarter-final on Saturday at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin, Germany. [photo credits:  World Boxing Super Series] During the classic head to head photo after the press conference, Huck pushed his Ukrainian opponent who managed to stay calm. “I wanted to show Usyk that he is my hometown and that he should be prepared for the battle of his life on Saturday,” said Huck. After the press conference, a furious Usyk hurried out of the building saying: “I will bury him on Saturday.” At the press conference there were no signs of hostility: “If you want to be a great champion, you have to beat the best and Huck is one of the best,” said Aleksandr Read more […]

Comments Off on Hall of Fame Broadcaster Barry Tompkins and Michael Woods call the action

NEW YORK (Sept. 6, 2017) – After sizzling this summer with fight cards that drew as many as 200,000 viewers, the FIGHTNIGHT LIVE series looks to stay hot with a full September lineup. The tech-forward, fan-friendly Facebook broadcast platform opens its fall slate on Saturday, Sept. 9, by collaborating with Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Championship Boxing for a five-bout card featuring eight New York up-and-coming prospects, plus others. “We’re very excited to partner with Linacre Media and the FIGHTNIGHT LIVE team,” said Eric Bentley, COO of Real Deal Sports and Entertainment. “It’s a great opportunity to partner with each other in order to organically and strategically build our audiences. We want to bring as much exposure as we can to our fighters, our initiatives and our brand, and FIGHTNIGHT Read more […]