Triller Announces Crazy Huge Undercard for June 19th!
(June 2nd) Triller Fight Club has announced a twelve-fight line-up for Saturday, June 19 at Miami’s loanDepot Park, home of the Miami Marlins. FiteTV will broadcast the undercard free-of-charge starting at 3:30pm ET with the four-fight pay-per-view starting at 9:00 p.m. ET. The event is headlined by the undisputed world lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez, (16-0, 12 KOs) defending his four world titles against George Kambosos Jr., (19-0, 10 KOs) of Australia. The twelve fights are in addition to three "full-set" concerts by Meek Mill, Myke Towers and Lunay "with more acts to be announced" according to Triller.
Headlining the Fite TV broadcast will be 2016 U.S. Olympian, Charles ‘Bad News’ Conwell, (14-0, 11 KOs), of Cleveland, OH in his toughest test as a pro against Mark ‘The Bazooka’ DeLuca, (27-2, 15 KOs), of Whitman, MA in a ten-round junior middleweight clash. The 23 year-old Conwell has stopped his last two opponents inside the distance, Wendy Toussaint and Madiyar Ashkeyev, both of whom were previously undefeated. The battle-tested southpaw DeLuca returns to action following a first-round knockout of Michi Munoz on February 6, 2021.
In the middleweight division Willie ‘El Mongoose’ Monroe Jr., (24-3, 6 KOs), of Rochester, NY clashes with Juan ‘La Amenaza’ De Angel, (22-13-1, 20 KOs) of Colombia over ten rounds. Currently riding a three-bout winning streak, Monroe's last action was in 2019, a ten-round decision victory over Hugo Centeno Jr. De Angel challenges Monroe Jr. following hard fought loss to undefeated Isaiah Steen on November 6, 2020.
In a battle of giant heavyweights, China's Zhilel ‘Bang Bang’ Zhang, (21-0-1, 17 KOs) battles Daniel ‘The Mountain’ Martz, (20-9-1, 17 KOs) of West Virginia over ten rounds. The 6’6” southpaw Zhang returns to the ring following a hard-fought majority draw with Jerry Forrest in February. Standing 6’7”, Martz looks to stay in the win column following a first-round knockout of Michael Marrone on October 17, 2020.
Heralded 19-year-old junior welterweight Aaron ‘The Alien King’ Aponte, (3-0, 1 KOs), will face fellow undefeated Gerardo Contreras Gonzalez, (2-0, 1 KO) of San Diego in a four-round bout. Standing 6’1”, Aponte compiled an amateur record of 98-18. Last fighting on April 17th, Aponte won a four-round unanimous decision over Javier Martinez. In his last start, the 25 year-old Gonzalez won a four-round unanimous decision over Jesus Sotomea on November 14, 2020.
Fighting in the junior middleweight division in battle of southpaws over eight rounds, Philadelphia's Ray Robinson, (24-3-2, 12 KOs) faces Ramal Amanov, (16-3, 5 KOs) of Azerbaijan. Facing two undefeated, world ranked contenders in back-to-back fights, the long-inactive Robinson will look to break his two-bout streak of majority draws against Josh Kelly and Egidijus Kavaliauskas while Amanov seeks his first win of 2021.
Featherweight Haven Brady Jr., (2-0, 2 KOs) of Albany, GA battles Mexico's Manuel ‘Gansito’ Lara, (2-6) in a scheduled four rounder. A 2019 Junior National Olympic Gold Medalist, the 19 year-old Brady has stopped his first two opponents, most recently knocking out Michael Land on December 12, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV.
In the welterweight division, New York City’s Arnold Gonzalez, (6-0, 2 KOs) battles Texas' Gabriel Gutierrez, (7-9, 5 KOs) in a four-rounder. The 26 year-old Gonzalez heads back to action off a second-round knockout of Jeffrey Quintero on January 30th. Gutierrez has stopped his last two opponents, the latest knockout against Jesus Aceves-Lopez in the fourth round on February 20th.
Junior middleweight Nikoloz Sekhniashvili, (7-0, 5 KOs) of the Republic of Georgia, will see action in a scheduled six rounder against an opponent to be announced. The 27-year-old Sekhniashvili hits the ring following a four-round knockout of Alexis Gaytan on September 4, 2020.
The previously announced pay-per-view bouts include a women’s four-belt world super middlewight unification bout between WBO/WBC champion Franchon Crews-Dezurn, (7-1, 2 KOs) and WBA/IBF champion Erin Cederroos, (8-0, 4 KO) over ten rounds... In a heavyweight clash, Las Vegas Michael ‘The Bounty’ Hunter II, (19-1-1, 3 KOs), will battle Michael ‘White Delight’ Wilson, (21-1, 10 KOs), of Medford, OR in a ten-round WBA title eliminator... and, at super featherweight, Andy ‘El Tiburon’ Vences, (23-2-1, 12 KOs) of San Jose, CA meets Jono ‘King Kong’ Carroll, (19-2-1, 5 KOs), of Dublin, Ireland in a scheduled ten-rounder.
Tickets are on sale at TrillerFightClub.com.
FITE, the world's premier streaming PPV platform for sports and entertainment recently acquired by TrillerNet, will handle worldwide live pay-per-view streaming distribution online for the June 19 event, and via FITE mobile and Smart TV apps, game controllers and all major OTT devices as well as power TrillerFightClub.com.
iNDemand, the leading transactional video-on-demand and PPV programming provider in North America, will serve as the exclusive U.S. and Canadian cable, satellite, and telco PPV provider for the Lopez vs. Kambosos fight. Fans will be able to order the event on PPV through their existing cable, satellite, and telco PPV providers across the U.S. and Canada.
This marks the third time that FITE, iNDemand and Triller will have partnered to bring value-packed, world-class PPV events to boxing, music, and entertainment fans. iNDemand also served as the cable, satellite, and telco PPV distributor for Triller Fight Club's November 2020 Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. event (which landed as the 8th best PPV event of all time), as well as the April 17, 2021 Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren event. FITE handled global digital sales for both events and powered the TysononTriller and TrillerFightClub sites.
Mark Boccardi, iNDemand's SVP Programming & Marketing, said, "Pay Per View remains the king for monetizing premier fighting events. PPV is in the DNA of fight sports, and our alliance with Triller allows us to reach the widest possible audience by incorporating music and entertainment stars into the mix, along with top-notch boxing talent."
The PPV retail price for the event is $49.99 (U.S. & Canada) plus processing fee. Fans outside North America can check the FITE link just (click here).
HOW TO WATCH THE June 19, 2021, TRILLER FIGHT CLUB PPV EVENT
TV: Cable, satellite & telco PPV providers, including Xfinity, Spectrum, Contour, DirecTV, AT&T TV, Dish, Fios, and Optimum (U.S.), as well as Rogers, Bell, Shaw, Videotron, and Sasktel (Canada).
Worldwide Streaming: FITE.TV and all FITE mobile, Smart TV, game controller and OTT apps as well as the event microsite hub: TrillerFightClub.
In addition to being a co-owner, Snoop also provides strategic counsel to Triller Fight Club, helping to select fighters and musical acts for the show-stopping events. An entertainment expert who has successfully maneuvered through a range of projects in a variety of different fields, Snoop secured his spot as a fan favorite during Triller's first sporting event, Tyson vs. Jones.
FITE is the premier global platform for live sports and entertainment offering many of the industry's marquee PPV events and SVOD packages with over 4.4MM registered users. FITE is available worldwide through its iOS and Android mobile apps, Apple TV, Android TV, ROKU, Amazon Fire TV and Huawei apps. In addition, FITE supports Samsung, LG, Cox Contour, Vizio SmartCast™, Foxxum, Chromecast, PS4, XBOX, ZEASN, Netrange, Vidaa/Hisense, VEWD, Netgem TV, Virgin Media, Comcast's Xfinity 1 and Xfinity Flex as well as 7,000 models of Smart TVs. Available online at www.FITE.tv.
iNDemand is an innovative partnership between three of the leading cable companies in the U.S.---Charter Communications, Comcast Cable, and Cox Communications. iNDemand 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. iNDemand delivers great content to more than 80 million homes and has distribution deals with more than 150 companies. For more information, go to indemand.com.
About loanDepot Park:
loanDepot park is a state-of-the-art retractable roof ballpark located in the heart of Miami. Built in 2012 and located fewer than two miles from downtown Miami, loanDepot park's uniqueness and attractiveness, including unobstructed views of Miami's skyline made possible by six operable glass panels, have made the venue a go-to destination for world-class entertainment, hosting a variety of sporting events as well as many business and entertainment events.
FITE and Triller Fight Club are owned by TrillerNet, a first-of-its-kind company consolidating technology and content platforms to lead the move to Internet 3.0. TrillerNet pairs the culture of music with sports, fashion, entertainment and influencers through a 360-degree view of content and technology. TrillerNet---which owns the globally popular Triller app used by musicians, celebrities, athletes, and overall culture setters---has more than 300 million users worldwide. The Triller app---unlike other popular short-video apps it is often compared to, encourages its users to post the content created on the app across other social media platforms and websites. The app uses proprietary AI and Machine Learning technology which is uniquely tied to the content rather than the user. By tracking the content, Triller empowers its tastemakers and users to push their content virally to affiliated and non-affiliated sites and networks reaching hundreds of millions of additional users. Data and insights gleaned from the Triller network, its creators, artists and users (from the app and off network) are used to program longer-form content, connect users across the web with the content, and provide unprecedented opportunities for engagement and monetization. TrillerNet has developed highly successful campaigns that begin with the app and continue throughout the entire content and technology ecosystem with some of the biggest brands in the world, including Pepsi, McDonalds, Weedmaps, DraftKings, L'Oreal, and many others. TrillerNet offers brands a unique content and technology solution, including direct deals with the influencers and celebrities. This branded content journey starts with short-form video and can easily expand into valuable long-form content distributed through the Triller Network, such as live-event boxing and music PPVs, fashion shows, and episodic reality content on TrillerTV. Some of the more than 65 original half-hour TrillerTV shows include The D'Amelios Family's "Ask a DAM Question," Jennifer Lopez In The Morning, Jake Paul: Staying On Top, 2 Chainz Let's Do It, DJ Khaled's Spreading Love, Hype House's Thomas Petrou's Coffee Talks, Josh Richards' Josh Pong, Ur Lov'd: the Noah Beck Show, Fat Joe's Masterclass, The Perez Hilton Show, and Violet Benson's Too Tired To Be Crazy, among others. TrillerNet additionally owns Verzuz, the massive live-stream music platform launched by Swizz Beatz and Timbaland, and Triller Fight Club (www.TrillerFightClub.com), which launched last year with the highly successful Tyson-Jones Fight which shattered digital PPV records. Other holdings include leading AI-powered customer engagement platform Amplify.ai, and FITE, the premier live event and PPV, AVOD, SVOD streaming platform.
Kambosos With Greek City Times!
(June 1st) George Ferocious Kambosos shares with GCT how his hunger, willpower and training regime will earn him the title of undisputed world champion in the lightweight division. Check out our exclusive interview ahead of his upcoming title fight with Teofimo Lopez on 5 June in Miami, Florida.
Teofimo Lopez Media Workout!
(May 26th) Undisputed Lightweight World Champion, Teofimo ‘The Takeover’ Lopez, 16-0, 12Ko’s, held a media workout at the Las Vegas, City Athletic Boxing Gym ahead of his June 19th mandatory challenge against Aussie undefeated, ‘Ferocious’ George Kambosos Jr., 19-0, 10Ko’s at Miami’s loanDepot Park, to be broadcast live on Pay-Per-View.
The four-hour show, which will kick off at 8:00pm EDT with the live PPV main card starting at 9pm EDT, will also feature a WBA World Title Heavyweight Eliminator bout between Michael Hunter (19-1-1) and Mike Wilson (21-1), as well as the WBC International Super Featherweight Silver Championship matchup between Andy Vences (23-2-1) and Ireland's Jono Carroll (19-2-1). Additional fights will be announced in the coming weeks.
López, 23, (16 and 0) is the current undisputed lightweight world champion, having held the IBF title since 2019 and the WBA, WBO, WBC and Ring magazine titles since defeating Vasiliy Lomachenko in 2020. López is considered to be one of, if not the, best active boxers, pound for pound, by ESPN and Boxing Writers Association of America, and The Ring. He is also ranked as the world's best active lightweight by BoxRec, ESPN and the TBRB. The Australian Kambosos has held the IBF Pan Pacific lightweight title since 2017. Kambosos (19-0, 10 KOs) became the IBF mandatory challenger after defeating Lee Selby by split decision in October.
The co-main bout will feature a four-belt undisputed super middleweight championship between WBC/WBO titlist Franchon Crews-Dezurn and Elin Cederroos, who holds the WBA and IBF belts. The winner will become a true women's undisputed champion in the sport.
In a heavyweight clash, Las Vegas, NV resident Michael 'The Bounty' Hunter II will battle Michael 'White Delight' Wilson, of Medford, OR in a ten-round WBA Heavyweight World Title Eliminator.
Competing for the WBC International Super Featherweight Silver Championship, Andy ‘El Tiburon' Vences of San Jose, CA meets Jono ‘King Kong' Carroll of Dublin, Ireland in a scheduled 10-rounder.
Teofimo Lopez Jr. vs George Kambosos Jr.
Triller Fight Club To Make History On June 19th
At Miami's loanDepot Park With First-Ever
Men's & Women's Undisputed Title Bouts On Same Card!
(May 13th) Triller Fight Club today announced that they will again make history by having men's and women's undisputed title fights on the same card for the first time ever, with an elite boxing Pay-Per-View card co-headlined by the title fight between 'The Takeover' Teófimo López and 'Ferocious' George Kambosos Jr., which has four belts on the line—IBF, WBA, WBO, WBC and the prestigious Ring belt, and a four-belt title bout between Franchon 'TheHeavy-Hitting Diva' Crews-Dezurn and Elin Cederroos. The PPV event will be the first-ever boxing event held at loanDepot park in Miami, Florida, home of the Miami Marlins. PPV pre-sales are now underway.
"This is truly a historic moment having both the male and female undisputed title fights on the same card," said Peter Kahn, Chief Boxing Officer, Triller Fight Club. "We are excited to have Franchon and Elin join a night of boxing that already has one of the most anticipated fights of the year, López and Kambosos, along with a strong undercard that will appeal to true boxing fans."
"We're excited to bring boxing's biggest event of the year to loanDepot park," said Adam Jones, Miami Marlins Chief Revenue Officer. "This will be another milestone event for South Florida's jewel venue, as we host one of the most exciting and unique experiences for boxing fans."
Teofimo Lopez vs George Kambosos Jr. Postponed!
(May 6th) It has been announced the WBA/IBF/ WBO World Lightweight title bout between Jonesboro, Arkansas, Teofimo “Takeover” Lopez and Sydney, New South Wales, Australia’s, “Ferocious” George Kambosos Jr. originally set for LoanDepot Park in Miami, will not take place on June 5th will be rescheduled for a date later this summer due to conflicts with the June 6th exhibition bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Logan Paul.
The 23-year-old, Lopez, 16-0, 12Ko’s enters off the biggest win of his young career a twelve round unanimous decision win over Vasyl Lomachenko, October 17th, 2020.
The 27-year-old unbeaten challenger Kambosos Jr. 19-0, 10Ko’s comes in off a controversial twelve round split decision win over Barry, Wales, UK’s former world champion “Lightning” Lee Selby October 31st, 2020 at the SSE Arena in London, England.
Teofimo Lopez vs George Kambosos Jr. Heated Presser!
(April 16th) Teofimo Lopez and George Kambosos Jr. get set for their June 5th match-up in this kick-off press conference for Lopez vs Kambosas and stay tuned for more announcements for this fight card.
The unified lightweight champion, Teofimo Lopez, is all set to defend his titles against George Kambosos Jr. The bout between the two was in talks for a considerable time, and it even went to purse bids. The duo will contend with each other in a 12-round war on June 5th in Miami.