NEW YORK - All leading cable, satellite, and telco providers in the U.S. and Canada will carry the highly anticipated “Triller Presents Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.” live Pay-Per-View event on Saturday, November 28, 2020, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
The announcement comes from iNDEMAND, the leading transactional video-on-demand and pay-per-view (PPV) programming provider in North America, which is serving as the exclusive U.S. and Canadian cable, satellite, and telco PPV distributor for the event.
The evening marks Tyson’s return to the ring against Roy Jones Jr. at 9pm ET/6pm PT. It will also feature a stacked undercard highlighted by a grudge match between YouTube star Jake Paul vs. former NBA player Nate Robinson. The memorable night will also include top-notch musical talent, with multi-song performances by Lil Wayne, French Montana, Wiz Khalifa, and YG. Ne-Yo will be performing the national anthem before the main event.
Fans can order the event for $49.99 through their existing cable, satellite, and telco programming providers, including Xfinity, Spectrum, Contour, DirecTV/U-Verse, Dish, Fios, Optimum, Mediacom, Frontier and others. Canadian boxing fans can order the event through Rogers, Bell, Shaw, Videotron, SaskTel and others.
“Who doesn’t want to see Mike Tyson back in the ring? This is the biggest PPV event of the year,” said Mark Boccardi, In Demand’s SVP, Programming & Marketing. “We’ve partnered with every major cable, satellite, and telco distributor to ensure that viewers in North America have the opportunity to easily and conveniently order the fight through their television providers.”
“My return to the ring after a fifteen-year hiatus will be electrifying. I am looking forward to entering the ring in spectacular fashion next Saturday. It’s going to be a historic and legendary moment and I’m ready to entertain the world,” said Mike Tyson. “I appreciate all the partners that came together to not only make this night happen, but to give people everywhere the opportunity to watch from home!”
The iconic event will be presented by viral entertainment platform Triller and produced by Mike Tyson’s Legends Only League, along with the Emmy Award-Winning Don Mischer Productions (DMP) and Carleen Cappelletti’s Anchor Street Collective. The event can also be ordered through Triller via PPV streaming at www.TysonOnTriller.com.
The Tyson vs. Jones exhibition fight will be scored by the WBC and sanctioned by the California State Athletic Commission, with Ray Corona serving as referee. The PPV fight card includes Tyson vs. Jones Jr., Jake Paul vs. Nate Robinson, Badou Jack vs. Blake McKernan, and Viddal Riley vs. Rashad Coulter. The event will begin at 8pm ET/5pm PT on November 28, with the three-hour main card beginning at 9pm ET/6pm PT.