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Fight Network’s LIVE AUDIO WRESTLING Joins TSN Radio 1050 - Starting this Sunday

Fight Network Staff / October 7, 2011 - 11:20am







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Toronto, ON (October 7, 2011) – Get ready to rumble Toronto! Beginning this Sunday, Oct. 9, the Fight Network’s LIVE AUDIO WRESTLING (LAW) crashes down on TSN Radio 1050’s airwaves every Sunday at 12 midnight ET.

Since its launch in May 1997, the Fight Network’s staple radio show LAW has been the longest running radio program of its kind. Hosts Dan “The Mouth” Lovranski, Jason Agnew and John Pollock take professional wrestling and mixed martial arts fans behind the scenes with weekly special guests, including some of the biggest names in the combat sports industry. Over its near 15-year history, some of the guests featured include Hulk Hogan, The Rock, Steve Austin, Georges St-Pierre and Brock Lesnar.

This marks the first time the show has been on terrestrial radio since 2007.

"We are very excited to bring our radio program back to terrestrial radio and the TSN brand. The LAW will fit perfectly with the great lineup of talent they've assembled on the station" said Chad Midgley, Fight Network's VP of Programming and Production.

LAW is one of the most recognized shows of its kind in the world,” said Robert Gray, Program Director, TSN Radio 1050. “We are thrilled to have their dedicated fan base join us on TSN Radio 1050 every Sunday night.”

About Fight Network

Fight Network is Canada’s only TV channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, including fights, fighters, fight news and fight lifestyle.  The channel is carried nationally on all major cable, satellite and telco systems in Canada.  Fight Network is available on multiple platforms including TV, web, mobile and radio.  Fight Network also operates MMA Expo, Canada’s premier fan experience dedicated to mixed martial arts.

About TSN

TSN is Canada's Sports Leader and Canada’s most-watched specialty network. Delivering more sports coverage in High Definition than any other network in Canada, TSN's comprehensive broadcast schedule features an exciting lineup of sports including NHL, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, the IIHF World Junior Championship, Season of Champions Curling, Golf’s Majors, F1, NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series, Grand Slam Tennis, EURO 2012 and 2016, the Tour de France, NCAA March Madness tournament and Championship Boxing events.  TSN properties include TSN2, TSN MOBILE and the industry-leading sports website TSN.ca.  Official broadcaster of the London 2012 Olympic Games, TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.

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For TSN:

Renee Rouse, (w) 416.384.7599, (c) 416.428.4807, renee.rouse@bellmedia.ca

For Fight Network

Anthony Cicione, (w) 416-987-2129, anthony@fightnetwork.com


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