iBN Sports announced that its Al Bernstein Boxing Channel (ABBC) will provide “up to the minute” weigh-in along with pre and post fight coverage of the May 2nd event, Manny Pacquiao vs Ricky Hatton, which will be broadcast from the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. iBN Sports will be on hand for weigh-ins, interviews, and Post Fight Coverage as two of boxing’s biggest sluggers collide in what could be one of the years biggest events. Five-division World Champion Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao and Ring Magazine and IBO World Junior Welterweight champion Ricky “The Hitman” Hatton, the consensus fighters of the year three of the last four years, rumble for Hattons World Junior Welterweight Championships..
Al Bernstein and the iBN Sports team will be on hand to cover the weigh-in on May 1st, will also do interviews before the match on May 2nd and provide full coverage of the post fight press conference. All of this can be seen at www.ibnsports.com.
The Pacquaio/ Hatton coverage represents the ongoing series of up to the minute pre and post coverage of premiere matches that the ABBC will offer to fans throughout 2009. All broadcasts can be viewed live at www.ibnsports.com for free as well as seen on-demand on the channel.
Al Bernstein said, "This is a true mega-match that deserves full coverage from the media. We look forward to being on hand, as we are for all major boxing matches, to tell all the interesting stories surrounding this match." He added,"The international appeal of this fight makes it very special,"
Al Bernstein Boxing Channel to offer Pacquiao-Hatton: One For The Fans
iBN Sports, a premier Internet-based broadcast sports television network announced that its Al Bernstein Boxing Channel (ABBC) is now showing Pacquiao-Hatton: One For The Fans. A special show previewing the biggest fight in boxing. In the program, legendary boxing announcer Al Bernstein, talks to both fighters and their trainers and offers his own insights into the keys to victory for each boxer. The show also includes expert and celebrity predictions on the outcome of the match. The program can be seen at www.ibnsports.com and right here on eastsideboxing.com
“"For this match we felt the need to do what we did for the Oscar DeLaHoya-Manny Pacquiao match, do a long form program to preview the fight. The IBN team worked hard to create what we feel is s special show for the ABBC." Bernstein said. He added, “In 2009 the ABBC will be doing more of these specials on big matches to continue to provide boxing fans with the programming they deserve.”
The ABBC will also provide full up to the minute coverage of the Pacquiao Hatton match including the May 1st weigh-in and May 2nd post fight press conference, all from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The Al Bernstein Boxing Channel is the only channel anywhere covering only the sport of boxing. The ABBC includes coverage of major matches, previews of big boxing cards, interviews with Boxing’s biggest names and classic highlights from Boxing’s past.
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