ALL LEADING CABLE, SATELLITE, & TELCO PROVIDERS IN U.S. & CANADA TO CARRY MIKE TYSON VS. ROY JONES JR. LIVE PAY-PER-VIEW EVENT ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2020
Fans Can Order the Fight on PPV Through Their Existing Cable, Satellite, & Telco Providers, Including Xfinity, Spectrum, Contour, DirecTV/U-Verse, Dish, Fios, and Optimum
NEW YORK, NY (November 23, 2020)— All leading cable, satellite, and telco providers in the U.S. and Canada will carry the highly anticipated “Triller Presents Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.” live Pay-Per-View event on Saturday, November 28, 2020, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
The announcement comes from iNDEMAND, the leading transactional video-on-demand and pay-per-view (PPV) programming provider in North America, which is serving as the exclusive U.S. and Canadian cable, satellite, and telco PPV distributor for the event.
The evening marks Tyson’s return to the ring against Roy Jones Jr. at 9pm ET/6pm PT. It will also feature a stacked undercard highlighted by a grudge match between YouTube star Jake Paul vs. former NBA player Nate Robinson. The memorable night will also include top-notch musical talent, with multi-song performances by DaBaby, Lil Wayne, French Montana, Wiz Khalifa, and YG, and Ne-Yo will be performing the national anthem before the main event.
Fans can order the event for $49.99 through their existing cable, satellite, and telco programming providers, including Xfinity, Spectrum, Contour, DirecTV/U-Verse, Dish, Fios, Optimum, Mediacom, Frontier and others. Canadian boxing fans can order the event through Rogers, Bell, Shaw, Videotron, SaskTel and others.
“Who doesn’t want to see Mike Tyson back in the ring? This is the biggest PPV event of the year,” said Mark Boccardi, In Demand’s SVP, Programming & Marketing. “We’ve partnered with every major cable, satellite, and telco distributor to ensure that viewers in North America have the opportunity to easily and conveniently order the fight through their television providers.”
“My return to the ring after a fifteen-year hiatus will be electrifying. I am looking forward to entering the ring in spectacular fashion next Saturday. It’s going to be a historic and legendary moment and I’m ready to entertain the world,” said Mike Tyson. “I appreciate all the partners that came together to not only make this night happen, but to give people everywhere the opportunity to watch from home!”
The iconic event will be presented by viral entertainment platform Triller and produced by Mike Tyson’s Legends Only League, along with the Emmy Award-Winning Don Mischer Productions (DMP) and Carleen Cappelletti’s Anchor Street Collective. The event can also be ordered through Triller via PPV streaming at www.TysonOnTriller.com.
The Tyson vs. Jones exhibition fight will be scored by the WBC and sanctioned by the California State Athletic Commission, with Ray Corona serving as referee. The PPV fight card includes Tyson vs. Jones Jr., Jake Paul vs. Nate Robinson, Badou Jack vs. Blake McKernan, and Viddal Riley vs. Rashad Coulter. The event will begin at 8pm ET/5pm PT on November 28, with the three-hour main card beginning at 9pm ET/6pm PT.
iNDEMAND is an innovative partnership between three of the leading cable companies in the U.S.—Charter Communications, Comcast Cable, and Cox Communications. In Demand is a company of trusted content aggregators and licensing experts, with unparalleled technical expertise and long-standing relationships with MVPDs, major sports leagues, Hollywood studios, and other entertainment and sports companies across North America. In Demand delivers great content to more than 55 million cable homes and has distribution deals with more than 200 companies. For more information, go to indemand.com.
Triller is an AI-driven music and social media experience bringing together creators, artists, and brands around the world. Powered by the motto “You Do You,” Triller allows users to create and share videos in mere seconds, backing them with custom music tracks using Mashtraxx editing technology. Celebrities like Alicia Keys, Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, Marshmello, Roddy Ricch, and Eminem regularly use the app to create their own original music videos, while Triller has attracted brands such as Pepsi, Chipotle, Manscaped, Boost Mobile, and more. Triller recently was acquired by Proxima Media. For more information, visit www.triller.co and follow @triller on Instagram.
ABOUT MIKE TYSON'S LEGENDS ONLY LEAGUE
Mike Tyson’s Legends Only League is a sports league created and owned by Mike Tyson and Eros Innovations. We are a next-generation sports venture that provides full support and infrastructure to the world’s greatest athletes. We create consumer products, live events, premium content, and full-service management for the greatest sports stars the globe has ever known. For more information, please visit legendsonlyleague.com.
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