ULTIMATE BOXXER, Britain’s Boxing entertainment brand, is delighted to announce it has signed a broadcast deal with BT Sport, starting with its first event of the season on Friday 10th May at The Indigo at The O2.
The offer will likely see a minimum of five ULTIMATE BOXXER events broadcast live in the UK and Ireland at first year that will simulcast on BT Sport, BT Sports’ YouTube channel — available for anyone to watch for free, and also dedicated Boxing channel BoxNation, with the second event confirmed for Friday 28th June at Manchester.
Intended to deliver a new Boxing experience, ULTIMATE BOXXER can provide plenty of opportunities within the sport.
Nine gifted fighters from across the UK battle it out at the high-paced removal championship in four quarter-finals of 3 x 3 minute rounds, then accompanied by two semi finals plus one final to ascertain the winner who will acquire the huge share of their prize money, a promotional deal and be catapulted up the positions. The chance to represent their country in international finals is also online.
The solution and events are all intended to activate and bring the next generation of sport fans on a regular basis.
Following two incredible test events, ULTIMATE BOXXER contributes into the funding on May 10th to get an unrivalled night of action and entertainment while within the ultra-competitive middleweight division.
ULTIMATE BOXXER creator Ben Shalom, said, “it ’s great to find that within the line together with BT Sport who share the identical vision to bring something extra to the Boxing industry. British Boxing has never been at this a healthy stance and Ultimate Boxxer will present longterm chances for boxers whilst giving sport fans a experience that they obtained ’forget. I’m really excited about starting on May 10th using a very competitive card. ”
Supreme BOXXER Director Paulie Malignaggi, said, “When we started this last season we wanted to supply the largest platform possible to the competing fighters. It is great that BT have bought into the dream to keep expanding the sport and also engage digital Audiences. I’m very excited to watch a few incredible stories unfold on this journey as well as see the championships evolve. ”
Steve Norris, head of sport commercial rights,” BT Sport said “Boxing is booming and it’SA great time for you to be a fan, with the sport growing at an enormous pace and gaining new Audiences. Supreme Boxxer is bringing a fresh new style into one of the earliest sports in the whole world and we think our viewers will love this addition to the wealth of Boxing they truly have been already playing on BT Sport. ”
ULTIMATE BOXXER premiered last April from the Welterweight division in a Enormous occasion at Manchester Arena. The thrilling activity saw Northampton’s Drew Brown resisted the inaugural winner. UB II followed in November at The Indigo with the spotlight on the Light-Heavyweight class and at another dramatic night, Birmingham’s Shakan Pitters claimed the top prize.
The eight middleweights who’ll fight it out in pursuit of glory in UB III are:
1. JOE HURN, Clacton, Essex, 10-0-1 (6)
Brief Colour: Yellow
Built like a brick, the major puncher in Essex is intending to blast his way through the fights. Has fought for chances despite being exceptionally rated. This really is the type of fighter Ultimate Boxxer can help.
2. TEY-LYNN JONES, Southern Area Champion, Basildon, Essex, 11-1-0 (2)
Short Colour: Blue
Defended his Southern Area title in his last battle and has sparred successfully using enjoys of world champions Billy Joe Saunders, James DeGale along with George Groves. Extremely positive of success and also a noodle that is guaranteed.
3. He being an ordained minister committed to a lifetime of non violence. He goes by the title of the “Punching Preacher”.
4. Has been unfortunate not to move further together with his sole loss coming in a British title fight and certainly you will be studying this event because his luck. Getting into the competition as the earliest competition.
5. This undefeated hot-shot has tasted the highlife after comprising on an Amir Khan undercard. He is now prepared to make his move in the division.
6. JOSH GROOMBRIDGE, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, 7-1-0 (4)
Brief Colour: Black
Big support and perhaps not to be under estimated. The black horse that will be seeking a rest through being a significant competition. He is a large personality using an immense later and warns he is not to be under estimated.
8. KAAN HAWES, Witham, Essex, 5-0-1
Short Colour: Green
No losses on his album and also relatively unknown. Learnt his trade on the snowy collar arena after a previous career in professional football. He is an outsider having a big Fan Base …Stranger things have happened…
An activity packed undercard will see the return of highly-rated and undefeated light heavyweight talent and UB II winner Shakan Pitters and unbeaten super-middleweight potential Idris Virgo who’s going to prove to critics he could be more than just possible celebrity.
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