ROBIN KRASNIQI vs. ARTHUR ABRAHAM
WBO Super Middleweight Title Eliminator
Saturday, April 22, 2017 * Congress Center * Ekfurt, Germany
LIVE ON PPV IN NORTH AMERICA
2 pm ET / 11 am PT
TENAFLY, N.J.(April 12, 2017) – A solid pay-per-view undercard has been announced, supporting the potentially explosive World Boxing Organization (WBO) Super Middleweight title eliminator, between two-time world title challenger Robin Krasniqi and three-time, two-division world champion “King” Artur Abraham.
“Krasniqi vs. Abraham”, promoted by SES Promotions, is a presentation of Integrated Sports Media and FITE, airing live in North America from Congress Center in Ekfurt, Germany.
Integrated Sports Media will distribute “Krasniqi vs. Abraham” live in North America, starting at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT, on cable, satellite and internet pay-per-view via iN Demand, Vubiquity, and DISH in the United States, as well as Rogers, Shaw and Sask Tel in Canada, also on the FITE app and website (www.Fite.tv), for a suggested retail price of only $24.95.
Outside of North America, “Krasniqi vs. Abraham” is being licensed by leading boxing television rights distribution firm, Protocol Sports Marketing Ltd.
WBO No. 3-rated Krasniqi (46-4, 17 KOs), who is a former European and WBO International Light Heavyweight Champion, battles WBO No. 2-ranked Abraham (45-5, 30 KOs) in the 12-round main event to determine the mandatory challenger for reigning WBO Super Middleweight World Champion Gilberto Ramirez, of Mexico.
Undefeated German heavyweight prospect Tom Schwarz (18-0, 11 KOs) faces Adnan “Bosnian Lion” Redzovic (17-1, 6 KOs) in the 10-round co-feature for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental Heavyweight Championship. The 22-year-old Schwarz is the reigning WBO Youth heavyweight titlist, while Redzovic is a veteran fighter from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
A pair of unbeaten light heavyweights, Adam Deines (10-0-1, 5 KOs) and Lukasz Golebiewski, square off in a 10-round bout. Deines, fighting out of Germany, is a former German International and German BDB cruiserweight champion. A native of Poland who lives in Bonn, Germany, Golebiewski is the current German GBA light heavyweight title holder.
Additional fights or highlights may be shown, time permitting.
All fights and fighters are subject to change.
Twitter: @IntegratedPPV, @FiteTV, #KrasniqiAbrahamPPV
ABOUT INTEGRATED SPORTS MEDIA: North America’s leading distributor of International Pay-Per-View and Closed Circuit sports events has presented World Championship and world-class boxing matches featuring Ricky Hatton, Christian Mijares, Evander Holyfield, Roy Jones, Jr., Ivan Calderon, Rocky Martinez, Nicolai Valuev, Amir Kahn, Marco Antonio Barrera, Arthur Abraham, David Haye, John Ruiz, and Ruslan Chagaev. In addition, Integrated Sports Media distributed numerous International soccer matches showcasing teams like Club America of Mexico and the National Teams of Argentina, Honduras, El Salvador and the USA, as well as World Championship and world-class mixed martial arts shows featuring Fedor Emelianenko, Tim Sylvia, Bobby Lashley, Bob Sapp, Jeff Monson, and Roy Nelson. For more information on upcoming Integrated Sports events visit www.integratedsportsnet.com.
ABOUT FITE TV: FITE TV (www.fite.tv) is a programming network that brings live and on-demand ring sports programs to MMA, wrestling and boxing fans around the world. With only access to a smartphone and a connected TV, with the FITE app, viewers can watch live events, on-demand programming, interviews and fighting sports related movies and documentaries on the big TV screen.
During the last few months, FITE has tripled the viewing time by user and has become a shared-space for die-hard fight fans to stay connected to their favorite sport every day. As a full-fledged TV programming network, FITE televises live pay-per-views and TV tapings on a weekly schedule.
FITE was launched on February 9th, 2016 as a product of Flipps Media Inc, a company that brings digital entertainment content (movies, news and video) on television with its patented tap-to-stream functionality. Flipps Media Inc. is funded by EarlyBird Venture Capital, Tim Draper and LAUNCHub.
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INTERNATIONAL TV & DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION:
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