Details have been released regarding the Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. televised coverage ahead of their heavyweight battle next month.
Firstly, FITE, the premier global platform for sports and entertainment, announced today that it had acquired the exclusive US and Canadian digital rights to carry the highly anticipated Tyson vs. Jones Pay Per View event on November 28th at 9 pm ET.
Secondly, as part of the deal, FITE’s battle-tested PPV platform is powering TysonOnTriller.com, the central hub for the event.
Fans can buy the digital event via FITE.TV, any of the FITE mobile/OTT/Smart TV platforms. Or directly from the TysonOnTriller.com website. It will feature fight news, announcements, promotional videos, and coming soon. A digital portal buys the event.
This important boxing and pop-cultural event, featuring “Iron” Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr., is brought to you by Triller, the wildly popular digital app.
The entire 4-hour event, which will kick off at 8 pm ET with the live PPV Main card starting at 9 pm ET, will also feature an exciting undercard of compelling fights in addition to Tyson and Jones Jr.: Badou Jack vs. Blake McKernan, Viddal Riley vs. Rashad Coulter and a YouTuber vs. Nate Robinson.
The host will be Emmy-winner Mario Lopez. Details about the live countdown show and the special musical artists added to this multimedia event will be announced soon.
The fight is the first event of a series of live sporting events produced under Mike Tyson’s Legends Only League, a next-generation sports venture that provides full support and infrastructure to the world’s greatest athletes.
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“The Tyson vs. Jones fight is going to be one of those iconic brawls people will be talking about for decades,” said Michael Weber, COO of FITE. “Triller and FITE are the perfect pair to deliver a flawless, no-filler fan experience worthy of this moment.”
“Triller has always been about shaking things up and pursuing our motto, ‘You do you,’” said Triller Chairman Bobby Sarnevesht. “No one embodies that motto more than Mike Tyson.
“We’re thrilled to be working with Tyson and Legends Only League, Jones Jr., this amazing group of athletes, and FITE to present this historic event.”
FITE, an international company headquartered in New York, has streamed more than 3,500 events in the last 5 years, including major PPV events from Top Rank, PBC, AEW, UFC, WWE, Impact, GoldenBoy/HBO, and Matchroom Boxing.
This company, which specializes in global digital PPV live streams, will make this event available via all major OTT devices: Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Android TV, XBOX, Chromecast, PlayStation, online at FITE.tv, all iOS and Android mobile apps, Vizio SmartCast TVs and more than 7,000 Smart TV models, as well as via TysonOnTriller.com.
Furthermore, the PPV fight purchase made via any of these FITE platforms will work on the others and include replays.