NEW YORK–FITE has acquired the exclusive US and Canadian digital rights to carry the highly anticipated Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Pay Per View event on November 28.
As part of the deal, FITE’s battle-tested PPV platform is powering TysonOnTriller.com, the central hub for the event. Fans can buy the digital event via FITE.tv, any of the FITE mobile/OTT/Smart TV platforms, or directly from the TysonOnTriller.com website which will feature fight news, announcements, promotional videos, and coming soon, a digital portal to buy the event.
The entire 4-hour event, which will kick off at 8 p.m. ET with the live PPV Main card starting at 9 p.m. ET, will also feature an exciting undercard of compelling fights in addition to Tyson and Jones Jr.: Badou Jack vs. Blake McKernan, Viddal Riley vs. Rashad Coulter, and YouTuber Jake Paul vs. Nate Robinson. The host will be Emmy-winner Mario Lopez. Details about the live countdown show and the special musical artists to be added to this multimedia event will be announced soon. The fight is the first event of a series of live sporting events produced under Mike Tyson’s Legends Only League, a next-generation sports venture that provides full support and infrastructure to the world’s greatest athletes.
“The Tyson vs. Jones fight is going to be one of those iconic brawls people will be talking about for decades,” said Michael Weber, COO of FITE. “Triller and FITE are the perfect pair to deliver a flawless, no-filler fan experience worthy of this moment.”
“Triller has always been about shaking things up and pursuing our motto, ‘You do you,’” said Triller chairman Bobby Sarnevesht. “No one embodies that motto more than Mike Tyson. We’re thrilled to be working with Tyson and Legends Only League, Jones Jr., this amazing group of athletes, and FITE to present this historic event.”
The boxing and pop culture event, featuring “Iron” Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. is sponsored by Triller, the popular digital app.