On Saturday afternoon, Tomasz Adamek will battle Travis Walker for the IBF North American heavyweight championship. That bout plus a full undercard will kick off a strong fall lineup coming to Wealth TV. That event is just the beginning of a strong lineup that Wealth TV will be bringing the fans over the next several months.
On Friday night October 12th, Adonis Stevenson will take on Donovan George in an IBF Super Middleweight elimination bout that will originate from a raucous Bell Centre in Montreal. The very next day, It will be a battle of Olympic medal winners from Great Britain as undefeated top prospect David Price takes on former world title challenger Audley Harrison.
Adamek and Walker will start off the action this Saturday from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Wealth TV and WealthTV.com will carry the fight live starting at 3pm ET/ noon PT.
Adamek (46-2) is now ranked number-four by the IBF and a win on Saturday will put him back in line for a world championship opportunity.
He has to first get by the hungry Walker (39-7). This is a fight that Walker has been longing for and knows that this is a chance to cement his name as one of the top contenders.
On the intriguing undercard, Former two-time Cruiserweight world champion, Steve ÜSS” Cunningham will make his Heavyweight debut when he takes on battle tested Jason Gavern.
On Friday night October 12th, An important Super Middleweight clash between Adonis Stevenson and Donovan George will take place Live at 7 PM Eastern.
George and Stevenson have had this showdown postponed two times with the last scheduled fight was ticketed for August 17th.
The winner of the bout will be in line to face IBF champion Carl Froch.
Stevenson of Montreal has a record of 18-1 with fifteen knockouts and is thought of as being one of the most explosive punchers in the talent-rich Super Middleweight division.
The twenty-seven year old native of Chicago started his career with a record of 20-0-1 which included a win over future world title challenger of Osumanu Adama (17-1).
The very next day at 3 PM eastern, the British and Commonwealth Heavyweight titles will be on the line when 2008 Bronze Medal winner David Price (13-0) will take on 2004 Gold Medal winner and former world title challenger Audley Harrison (28-5).
This bout has importance due to the fact the Price has been mentioned on a short list to face Wladimir Klitschko in 2013 while Harrison is looking for one more opportunity to live up to the lofty expectations that were set upon him when he took home the Gold in the 2004 Olympics games.
“We are prepared to make Wealth TV, a significant player in the boxing industry ”, said Charles Herring, President of Wealth TV.
“Where some networks have shunned away from the Heavyweight division, we believe that there are some great fights to be made and at the end of the day, the Heavyweight championship is the greatest prize in professional sports. With fights featuring Adamek, Tyson Fury and David Price, we are giving the American fans the opportunity to see the stars that will challenge the Klitschko brothers in the next twelve months”
“We at Wealth TV are prepared to bring the best fights from all over the world”, said Thomas Morris, Director of Live Events for Wealth TV
“We have secured the rights to broadcast six shows from Canada with Yvon Michel and six events from England with Hennessy Sports. We want to reach out to all the promoters and want to feature top quality fights on Wealth TV as we anticipate thirty to forty fight dates over the next fifteen months.
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The September 8th Adamek-Walker event is available live at WealthTV.com. WealthTV is available on Verizon FiOS TV (channels 169 and 669 in HD), AT&T U-Verse TV (channels 470 and 1470 in HD), along with over 100 cable systems across the country. Click here for more information.