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SBD/Issue 25/Sports Media
Published October 17, 2006
EIGHT IS ENOUGH: The top four U.S. PPV distributors -– In Demand, DirecTV, EchoStar and TVN –- on December 2 will offer “Superfighter,” a live, four-hour, elimination event. The winner will earn $5M. The eight fighters scheduled to appear are O’Neill Bell, Calvin Brock, Chris Byrd, Tye Fields, Juan Carlos Gomez, Oliver McCall, Jameel McCline and Samuel Peter (DAILY VARIETY, 10/17).