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Pursuit Channel, Bounce TV and Acquinity Sports to Broadcast Boxing Championship to TV Homes Nationwide

Featuring WBA Junior Welterweight World Title Match Plus Undercards Live From Florida on Friday, Nov. 30

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 11/07/12 -- Pursuit Channel (www.pursuitchannel.com), a leader in offering hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation TV networks as well as live boxing and rodeo events, Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com), the nation's first-ever broadcast television network for the African-American audience, and south Florida boxing promoter Acquinity Sports will together bring the World Boxing Association (WBA) Junior Welterweight World Title match and undercards live on television Friday, Nov 30 at 7:30 p.m. ET from the BB&T Center near Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The junior welterweight world title match features Dominican boxer Joan Guzman (33-0, 20 KO's) vs. Russian Khabib Allakhverdiev (17-0, eight KO's).

The television coverage will reach Pursuit Channel's approximate 40 million homes on satellite TV providers DirecTV on channel 604 (PRST) and DISH on channel 240 (PRST), as well as Bounce TV's 65 million homes nationwide.

"Pursuit Channel is pleased to once again bring boxing to its nearly 40 million households who enjoy watching a variety of sports and recreational programming on Pursuit," said Rusty Faulk, CEO of Pursuit Channel. "We're pleased to be able to bring such an exciting lineup to our dedicated enthusiasts."

"Bounce TV's rapid growth continues on all fronts as we proudly bring live boxing back to broadcast television," said Bounce TV Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Katz. "Expanding our sports coverage to include championship bouts delivers tremendous value to our viewers, affiliates and advertisers."

The TV broadcast will also feature Detroit's Domonique Dolton (12-0, seven KO's) and Isiah Thomas (11-0, six KO's); Florida's Ed Parades (31-3, 21 KO's); Dominican Republic's Juan Carlos Payano (11-0, six KO's) and Claudio Marrero (13-0, 10 KO's), and Cuban-born Umberto Savigne (9-1, seven KO's).

"Acquinity Sports is a powerhouse of delivering boxing entertainment, and we're pleased to be able to support the broadcast of a nationwide event through Pursuit Channel and Bounce TV," said Garry Jonas, CEO of Acquinity Sports. "Our line-up for the Junior Welterweight World Title Event is competitive as it gets for these rising stars."

Ticketing information is available at www.acquinitysports.com.

About Pursuit Channel

Pursuit Channel is a leader in the hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation television network market as well as live boxing and rodeo events. Based in Luverne, Ala., Pursuit Channel is the most widely distributed, pure hunting and fishing television network in the U.S. and is the only outdoor network delivered in DISH and DIRECTV's basic packages, giving Pursuit Channel a reach of more than 38 million households, including on numerous cable TV operators. Since its launch in April 2008, Pursuit Channel has continued to expand its programming to meet a variety of interests of recreational enthusiasts, including becoming the exclusive home to the PRCA's Wrangler Million Dollar Rodeo Tour. Pursuit Channel will continue to offer more live events, SHOT Show tours and live concert series in the coming months. Visit www.pursuitchannel.com.

About Bounce TV

Bounce TV targets African Americans primarily between the ages of 25-54 with a programming mix of theatrical motion pictures, live sports, documentaries, specials, inspirational faith-based programs, off-net series and now original series. Bounce TV airs twenty four hours a day, seven days a week on the digital signals of local television stations. The network celebrated its first birthday on-the-air on Sept. 26; a year that has been overwhelmingly successful, with accelerated growth and expansion among station groups and distribution, advertisers and viewers alike. Bounce TV's most recent launches include WXYZ-TV, one of the leading ABC affiliates in the country and Detroit's #1 rated television station, and FOX-owned MyNetworkTV sub channels in Phoenix, Minneapolis and Orlando. Bounce TV is also seen in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Philadelphia, Washington. D.C., Houston, Cleveland/Akron, Baltimore, New Orleans, Milwaukee, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Hartford/New Haven and other cities.

About Acquinity Sports

Acquinity Sports in South Florida is a boxing entertainment provider committed to changing traditional boxing promotion by advocating for our fighters' success inside the ring and out, throughout their professional careers and into retirement. We are dedicated to providing a structured environment that develops and maximizes each fighter's potential, ensures maximum exposure to audiences across a range of channels, and encourages a team spirit and a sense of family that is so crucial to success in this highly-competitive arena. Visit www.acquinitysports.com.

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Press Contacts:

Pursuit Channel
Marc Lumpkin
[email protected]
303-378-2366

Bounce TV
Jim Weiss
[email protected]
770-672-6500

Acquinity Sports
Adina Stanley
[email protected]
954-862-5402

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