Press Release #127 (6/7/12)
For immediate release
June 7, 2012
BOXING: PACQUIAO VS. BRADLEY,
LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS ON CABLE PAY-PER-VIEW, JUNE 9, 2012
Free On Demand Programs Lead up to the Fight, Plus Two-Hour Countdown Show Precedes the PPV Event
Boxing: Pacquiao vs. Bradley will air on cable's Pay-Per-View platform, live on Pay-Per-View (PPV) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 9, 2012. The battle for the WBO Welterweight Championship pits the legendary eight-division world champion Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao against the undefeated two-time unified junior welterweight champion Timothy "Desert Storm" Bradley, Jr. A two-hour countdown show begins at 7PM ET on PPV. Following the countdown, Boxing: Pacquiao vs. Bradley can be seen live at 9PM ET/6PM PT in both SD and HD and in Spanish via SAP.
Content of the two-hour countdown show on June 9 includes (content subject to change):
- HBO Sports' 24/7 Road To Pacquiao/Bradley
- HBO Sports' 24/7 Episode #1: Pacquiao vs. Bradley
- Pacquiao/Bradley weigh-in
- Pacquiao's Greatest Hits
SRP for the fight is $54.99. Price may vary by system. For more information, go to: http://www.indemand.com/product/view/311500
In addition, cable systems around the country are now playing a Free On Demand (FOD) Preview Show. The Weigh-in will be available on FOD starting June 9. These shows are available via most iN DEMAND-affiliated systems. Viewers can find these assets by checking their Video On Demand (VOD) menus under Events on Demand, Free Previews, Special Events, Free Extras or Sports. (Locations differ by system.) Descriptions below:
Boxing: Pacquiao vs. Bradley Preview (Free On Demand Show Available in both English and Spanish.)
The Preview Show includes the history and attributes of each fighter, their strategies for victory on June 9th, interviews with managers, trainers, boxing experts and the fighters themselves, footage of training sessions and from some of their most pivotal fights. Now playing on most cable systems.
Boxing: Pacquiao vs. Bradley Weigh In
Footage of the weigh-in from Friday, June 8 will be available on Saturday, June 9, on Free On Demand.
About the fighters:
Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao, (54-3-2, 38 KOs), has been named the Boxing Writers Association's Fighter of the Year three times and "Fighter of the Decade 2000-2009." The 33 year-old is a national hero in his native Philippines. He is currently the WBO World Welterweight Champion. The 28 year-old Timothy "Desert Storm" Bradley, (28-0), hailing from Palm Springs, California, is the undefeated two-time WBO Jr. Welterweight Champion.
Boxing: Pacquiao vs. Bradley is an HBO Pay-Per-View® Presentation. The promoter is Top Rank. Both the fight and the free content are distributed to most U.S. cable systems by iN DEMAND L.L.C.
About iN DEMAND L.L.C.
iN DEMAND L.L.C. is the pioneer and world leader in providing exciting transactional entertainment delivered through television's most innovative technologies. iN DEMAND creates and delivers programming through cable Pay-Per-View (PPV), Video On Demand (VOD) as well as online. Content is delivered in Standard, High Definition and 3D. PPV programming includes movies, boxing, wrestling and mixed martial arts events and the digital out-of-market subscription professional sports packages for MLB, the NBA, the NHL and MLS. The company also offers a range of VOD products including first-run movies and Howard Stern's Howard TV On Demand. iN DEMAND's owners are Comcast iN DEMAND Holdings, Inc., Cox Communications Holdings, Inc., and Time Warner Entertainment - Advance/Newhouse Partnership. Further information about the company can be found at www.indemand.com.
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