SOURCE: Blackout Media Corp.

September 18, 2006 09:08 ET

GYM Is a Dandy Fit for The Fight Network Announces Blackout Media Corp.

TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 18, 2006 -- Blackout Media Corp.'s (PINKSHEETS: BKMP) The Fight Network Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed a multi-fight programming deal with Groupe Yvon Michel ("GYM"). The agreement will see The Fight Network air fourteen (14) current boxing events produced by GYM.

"GYM is the most active boxing promotion in the country and we are thrilled to have it on our schedule," said Brian Sobie, VP of Programming for The Fight Network. "It gets monster ratings in Quebec and we expect it to do the same when we bring it to the rest of the country."

GYM events take place at the spectacular Casinos of Montreal and Lac Lamy and feature world-class boxers like Otis Grant, Joachim Alcine, Hermann Ngoudjo, and Patrice L'Heureux.

"GYM has established itself as a world-class boxing promotion. We have great athletes, exciting events and with the help of The Fight Network we look forward to bringing our brand of boxing to fans right across Canada," said GYM president and founder, Yvon Michel.

About The Fight Network:

The Fight Network is a cross-platform media company with brand interest in television, pay-per view, radio, mobile and web. All five of these media are seamlessly integrated to offer fans of combatant sports and related entertainment a true convergence experience. The Fight Network Inc. corporate headquarters is located in Toronto, Canada. The Fight Network's Website is:

About GYM:

Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) is on a mission to popularize Canadian professional boxing by organizing regularly scheduled events held in popular venues, which are presented to a wider audience via television. Founded in July of 2004, GYM has quickly distinguished itself as the most prolific organization in the history of Canadian boxing.

About Blackout Media Corp.:

Blackout Media Corp. is a holding company with an interest in Blackout Communications who is a diversified media and entertainment company conducting operations in digital television, VOD, PPV, radio, the Internet and print under the brand name "The Fight Network." The activities of Blackout Media Corp. are conducted principally in Canada and the United States.

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