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Ortsbo's "Live & Global" Presents World Championship Boxing Press Conference From BrooklynFirst Brooklyn World Championship Boxing Event In Over 80 Years To Be Headlined By Unified Super Lightweight World Championship Fight Between Danny "Swift" Garcia And Erik "El Terrible" Morales (October 16, 2012)
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK -- (Marketwire) -- 10/16/12 -- Ortsbo, the world's leading real-time experiential communications platform, will live stream the Thursday, October 18 final press conference for the world championship boxing quadruple-header extravaganza at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., which takes place on Saturday, October 20, 2012. The event will feature four world championship fights, the first title bouts in the borough in more than 80 years, headlined by Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny "Swift" Garcia facing former Four-Division World Champion and future Hall of Famer Erik "El Terrible" Morales. Ensuring no one misses this momentous occasion, Ortsbo will be bringing the final press conference to fans all over the world in 66 languages. The live stream will be hosted by Barclays Center TV (BCTV) host Alyonka Larionov.
This unprecedented event will give a global audience a close-up view of the tense moments leading up to the championship fights. Additional fighters will include local Brooklyn hero Paulie "Magic Man" Malignaggi, rugged Mexican Pablo Cesar Cano, France's WBO Middleweight World Champion Hassan N'Dam, New York's undefeated Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, former Two-Time World Champion Devon Alexander, IBF Welterweight World Champion Randall Bailey and many more.
"I'm going to bring unrivaled domination to this fight and Morales will not be ready for what I am going to deliver," said Danny Garcia. "The international live stream will help everyone hear what we all have to say, in any language, before we get in the ring on Saturday night."
Using Ortsbo's proprietary, live subtitling technology on the Live & Global platform, viewers both locally and internationally can witness the behind the scenes action of world championship boxing's return to Brooklyn. Fans and media can register for the event in advance or join live. Access details are as follows:
Ortsbo Live & Global: World Championship Boxing Pre-Fight Press Conference New York Marriott At The Brooklyn Bridge Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT Link: www.barclayscenter.com
"We are proud to help bring the return of world championship boxing to Brooklyn to the masses in 66 languages with our latest 'Ortsbo Live & Global' event," said David Lucatch, CEO of Ortsbo. "Broadcasting the final press conference to fans all over the world will globalize the audience for this hallmark fight card and these world-class fighters' fan bases."
Ortsbo has hosted numerous successful Live & Global sessions, including Marvel's recent worldwide premiere of "The Avengers," the Cannes Film Festival 2012 in Cannes, France, and KISS FM's Wango-Tango in Carson, Calif. Other broadcasts have featured Gene Simmons interviewing the legendary Stan Lee at the Sundance Film Festival, the Banff World Media Festival, a Steven Spielberg global event and Variety Magazine's coverage of the BAFTA Awards red carpet, a conversation with the legendary Andretti IndyCar racing family and the Classic Rock Awards at London's Roundhouse.
With over 212 million unique users in over 170 countries and territories, Ortsbo (www.ortsbo.com) enables real-time conversational translation for more than 65 languages. Ortsbo's flagship product for social media supports global communications with instant translation capability and real-time, multi-lingual social media chat. Ortsbo's technologies support major social platforms including MSN, Google, Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo!, as well as all major desktop and mobile operating systems, browsers and devices. Ortsbo, based in Toronto and with offices in Los Angeles and New York, is a subsidiary of Intertainment Media (www.intertainmentmedia.com).
About Intertainment Media Inc.
Intertainment is one of Canada's leading technology incubators and is focused on developing, nurturing and investing in both North American and global technologies and companies that provide technology solutions for brands and consumers alike. Intertainment also owns and operates a number of key properties including Ad Taffy, itiBiti, Ortsbo, Deal Frenzy, The Sweet Card and Magnum, with investments in leading edge technologies and social media platforms including theaudience.com. For more information on Intertainment and its properties, please visit www.intertainmentmedia.com.
Intertainment is headquartered in the Toronto, Canada region, with offices in New York, Los Angeles and San Mateo, CA and is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "INT" (TSXV:INT) and in the US on the OTCQX Market under the symbol "ITMTF". Intertainment is also traded in Europe on the unofficial market of the Frankfurt Exchange through the XETRA trading platform under the symbol "I4T".
ABOUT "GARCIA VS. MORALES":
World championship boxing returns to Brooklyn with an inaugural night of fights at the new Barclays Center on October 20 headlined by Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny "Swift" Garcia against future Hall of Famer Erik "El Terrible" Morales presented by Golden Boy Promotions and supported by Golden Boy Promotions sponsors Corona, DeWalt Tools and AT&T. In the co-featured attractions, Brooklyn's own Paulie "Magic Man" Malignaggi puts his WBA Welterweight World Championship on the line against hard-hitting Pablo Cesar "El Demoledor" Cano, undefeated number one rated WBO middleweight contender Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin of Manhattan takes on unbeaten Hassan N'Dam for N'Dam's WBO Middleweight World Championship and Devon Alexander "The Great" faces Randall Bailey for Bailey's IBF Welterweight World Championship in a bout presented in association with DiBella Entertainment. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast begins live at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast). Preliminary fights will air live on SHOWTIME EXTREME beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).
The undercard is loaded with many of New York's top fighters, including Brooklyn's hot middleweight prospect Daniel "The Golden Child" Jacobs, former World Champion Luis Collazo, the Bronx's rising star Eddie Gomez, former world title contender Dmitriy Salita and Brooklyn prospect Boyd Melson.
Tickets priced at $300, $200, $100 and $50 are available for purchase at www.barclayscenter.com, www.ticketmaster.com, the Barclays Center box office, all Ticketmaster locations or by calling 800-745-3000.
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