JumpTV brings boxing to Net

Internet television pioneer JumpTV will provide the only live broadcast of the heavyweight title bout for the USBA, NABA and NABO world championships between Shannon Briggs (46-4-1, 40 KOs) and Chris Koval (23-2, 18 KOs) on Wednesday, May 24, at 7:30 PM (EDT).

“Traditionally, title fights are shown live either on cable, closed- circuit or satellite television. JumpTV offered Gotham Boxing a unique broadcast medium to reach a massive international audience,” said Cedric Kushner, the fight’s promoter and president of Gotham Boxing.

JumpTV’s General Manager of Marketing, Rodger Wells added, “JumpTV is always looking to partner with and broadcast the best in international- oriented television on the Internet. Boxing is one of the few, truly international sports, and a match-up like this draws fans from all over the world.”

JumpTV’s global Internet television network streams live, high-quality international television signals via its website from stations in more than 60 countries. Subscribers can access their favorite channels from any Internet- enabled device including home computers, laptops, Internet-enabled televisions, mobile phones and video game consoles.