Leading boxing television rights distributor and sports marketing firm Octapixx LIVE is pleased to announce that the September 6 IBF Super Bantamweight Championship match between Carl Frampton (18-0, 13 KO) and Kiko Martinez (31-4, 23 KO) will be accessible by television audiences all over the world, as Octapixx has licensed the telecast to broadcasters in North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
The event, which will see the IBF champion Martinez try to avenge his loss in 2013 at the hands of rising star Frampton, will be held at the historic Titantic Quarter in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, and is promoted by Cyclone Promotions in association with Gary Shaw Productions, Sampson Boxing and Maravilla Box. The Titanic Showdown is supported by the Northern Ireland Executive and the Belfast City Council with its title sponsor, CWM FX.
The telecast, which features at least five fights, four of which will feature championship belts on the line, will unfold for audiences across the globe on major platforms such as BoxNation in the United Kingdom, CCTV in China, Box Nation in the UK, beIN Sport across the Middle East, EsporteInterativo in Brazil, L’Equipe in France and in several more markets around in the world including but not limited to Canada, Japan, Scandinavia, Central America, Russia, Romania, Hungary, Turkey, and many more.
“To have Russia, the Middle East, North America, Central America and South America, as well as terrestrial television in China and Japan taking, the fight is a major boost for us and Carl. It really means that Carl is headlining on a global stage like never before so his profile across the world can really soar. It’s going to be a special night in a special setting at the Titanic Quarter” commented Jake McGuigan, Company Director of Cyclone Promotions.
“Not only will the winner walk away with the IBF belt and major fights in the pipeline, but they will enter the ring knowing that this is an opportunity to showcase their talent to the world,” says Octapixx LIVE Vice President Lowell Conn. “Cyclone Promotions and its associated promoters have put together a very meaningful event in Frampton-Martinez, and we’re delighted to be presenting it to viewers all over the world.”