by MMAWeekly.com Staff
The Fight Network Comes out swinging on Rogers Digital Cable
TORONTO, ON — September 23rd, 2005 /CNW/ – The Fight Network is pleased to announce today it will make its debut in Canada on Rogers Digital Cable beginning at 12 noon (EST) on channel number 427 in the provinces of Ontario and New Brunswick.
The Fight Network is the first and only all combatant sports and entertainment channel that delivers the very best in boxing, pro wrestling, mixed martial arts, and other combatant styles, along with top-notch “fight theme” movies, documentaries and news 24 hours a day.
“Rogers Digital Cable subscribers get ready to rumble, as The Fight Network prepares to deliver non-stop action from all corners of the fight world. Viewers will be treated to a unique slate of on-going programming much of which has never been seen before in the Canadian and in some cases The North American marketplace,” said Mike Garrow, President of The Fight Network. “Ring the bell here we come,” added Garrow.
“Rogers continually strives to be at the forefront in identifying and delivering the most innovative and exciting new programming services to its customers,” said David Purdy, Vice-President and General Manager, Television for Rogers Cable. “That is why we are very pleased to announce the addition of The Fight Network to our digital line up and we are confident that this new channel will connect with our customers.” He added.
The Fight Network channel can be ordered for an additional $2.49 (plus taxes) when customers subscribe to Rogers Digital Cable. For a complete list of programming and the latest news from the fight word, please visit www.thefightnetwork.com.
About The Fight Network Inc.:
The Fight Network is a cross-platform media company with brand interest in television, radio and web. All three of these media offerings are seamlessly integrated to offer fans of combatant sports and related entertainment a true convergence experience. The Fight Network Inc. corporate headquartered is located in Toronto, Canada. Additional information on the company can be found at www.thefightnetwork.com.