GFL.TV AND COMCAST SPORTSNET TEAM UP TO BRING REGIONAL COMBAT SPORTS TO THE FIGHT FAN IN THE NORTHEAST

GFL.TV AND COMCAST SPORTSNET TEAM UP TO BRING REGIONAL COMBAT SPORTS TO THE FIGHT FAN IN THE NORTHEAST


COMCAST SPORTSNET PHILADELPHIA & THE COMCAST NETWORK TO BROADCAST WEEKLY SERIES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY EVENINGS

August 21, 2012  (Philadelphia, Pa): The GFL Combat Sports Network (GFL.tv) and Comcast SportsNet today announced a partnership to launch a weekly combat sports series commencing with its first airing date this Saturday night (Aug. 25, 2012).  In the deal, GFL will provide combat sports content for both The Comcast Network and Comcast SportsNet.

GFL works with promoters and fighters from all fight categories having broadcast over 1700 shows in the past 5 years.  “We are able to offer Comcast SportsNet a diverse programming schedule to include the best MMA, Boxing, Muay Thai, Kickboxing & Professional Wrestling events this region has to offer. This is a great opportunity for fighters to showcase their talents and grow their fan base in their community.  I guarantee our audience 2 things: action packed shows and that many fighters from this series will go on to become world champions,” said GFL CEO and Founder David Klarman.

Starting on August 25, GFL will bring the best in mixed martial arts (MMA), boxing, Muay Thai and professional wrestling to The Comcast Network (TCN) and Comcast SportsNet (CSN) viewers in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, Delaware, New Jersey and even some parts of New York.   Air times will be in primetime from 8-10 PM EST Saturday evenings on TCN-PA and TCN-MA, with replays on Sunday evenings from 8-10 PM EST on Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and 11:30 PM – 1:30 PM EST on Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic.

“We are extremely pleased to embark on a new relationship with Go Fight Live to provide fans with great MMA and boxing matchups as we bolster our Saturday Night Fight Night programming on The Comcast Network,” said Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia Director of Programming Bob Selah.


Our initial Programming schedule is as follows:

8/25 & 26 – Friday Night Fights from Dover Downs Hotel and Casino (Boxing)
9/1 & 2 – Cage Wars XVII (MMA)
9/8 & 9 –
Boxing at Bally’s: Joel Diaz vs Guillermo Sanchez (Boxing)
9/15 & 16 – New Breed Fighters (MMA – Not GFL)
*9/22 & 23 –  Ring of combat XLII – (MMA)
9/29 & 30 – Friday Night Fights from Dover Downs (Boxing)
10/6 & 7 –  IZW (Professional Wrestling)
10/13 & 14 – Battle at Bally’s II -Take On Productions (Muay Thai)
10/20 & 21 – Fight Night from Harrahs, PA (Boxing)
10/27 & 28 – Cage Wars XVIII (MMA)

*After Football Game

About Gofightlive

GFL is a pioneer in Internet Sports Broadcasting.  Over the years GFL has broadcast more than 1700 live events to fans in over 199 countries worldwide and has a video library exceeding 8000 combat sports videos comprising more than 5,000 hours of programming.  GFL is especially proud to have served greater than 5 million public viewers over the years with more than 250 combat sports related website affiliates and 70 Talk Show affiliates in its network.  GFL is also available on Roku, Boxee, Android, IPhone, IPad, as well as other internet ready devices. Check the event page for details. Join us at: www.GFL.tv or https://www.facebook.com/GoFightLive.tv or twitter.com/GFL or youtube.com/Gofightlive or inquiries contact press@gfl.tv

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  1. Here on Thu, 23rd Aug 2012 1:35 pm
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