Triller, Los Angeles-based short video application will host an exclusive, pay-per-view livestream of the historic battle between, Mike Tyson - one of the best heavyweight boxers of all time, and Roy Jones Jr. - former four-division world champion on November 29th, 07:30AM IST, for fans in India.
BookMyShow, India’s leading entertainment destination, will be the exclusive ticketing partner for fans in the region to catch this never-seen-before experience.
In honour of Tyson’s highly anticipated return to the ring, this one of a kind viewing experience will be supported by power-packed performances from megastars Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, Ne-Yo and YG. The fight card also features undercards - Jake Paul vs. Nate Robinson, Badou Jack vs. Blake McKernan, and Viddal Riley vs. Rashad Coulter. The event will be anchored by Emmy-award winning host and boxing enthusiast, Mario Lopez. Airing globally, the 4-hour gig is the first event of a series of sporting events produced under Mike Tyson’s Legends Only League, that gives people a chance to watch their favored sports legends in action.
Fans in India can catch the battle live on BookMyShow Online, BookMyShow’s online streaming platfrom for live entertainment for INR 129, presented by Triller.
Commenting on the announcement, Raj Mishra, Head of Triller opined, “At Triller, community is at the core of everything we do. We strive to consistently innovate and enrich their experience with moments of cultural significance and relevance. Driven by this, we are super pumped to bring Triller Presents: Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. to India, offering fans a unique opportunity to watch legendary boxing figures and music mavens put up an unforgettable escapade. This is only just the beginning, and we can’t wait to explore varied avenues that bring alive sports and music – like never before!”
Abbos Roohparvar, Senior Vice President Global Business, Triller, said, “We are committed to enable and offer borderless experiences to our audiences across regions. Livestreaming Mike Tyson’s revival fight, in India, is an effort towards providing aficionados in the country with a flavor of international games. We look forward to many such thrilling associations in the future.”
Albert Almeida, COO – Live Entertainment, BookMyShow added, “We are glad to partner with Triller to showcase one of the most-anticipated boxing battles and bring together fans from across the country to witness the historical match between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. As the preferred discovery engine for all things entertainment, we are excited to add another compelling offering to our extensive repertoire, as we continue to explore newer formats of entertainment during these extraordinary times, for millions of our users.”