SOURCE: SUN Sports & Entertainment Inc.

April 12, 2007 09:20 ET

SUN and HDNet to Show Part Two of "Art of War"

More Hard Hitting Action From Inaugural Fight Televised for First Time

DALLAS, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 12, 2007 -- SUN Sports & Entertainment Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SSPE) announced today that part two of the March 9th, 2007 "Art of War" Fight will be aired for the first time on HDNet on Friday, April 13th, 2007 @ 9:30pm EDT.

The "Art of War" - Friday Fight Night returns to the "Big D" for an extreme night of cage fighting when HDNet presents The "Art of War" from Dallas, Texas. Texas MMA legend Carlo Prater takes on undefeated Anthony Lapsley in the main event. Mixed Martial Arts in hi-def! It's as close to being in the cage as you can get, without getting punched in the face!

HDNet is the first national television network broadcasting all of its programming in 1080i HD, the highest-quality format of high-definition television (HDTV). All HDNet programming is broadcast in 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio, and is DVR compatible.

SUN CEO CJ Comu stated, "The quality of the fight and production by HDNet created a phenomenal look and feel with great color commentary, interviews, replays and the sights and sounds of an incredible experience in Dallas, that allows viewers to get a VIP front row seat."

Launched in 2001 by Mark Cuban and General Manager Philip Garvin, HDNet and HDNet Movies are available on Bright House Networks, Charter Communications, DIRECTV, DISH Network, Insight, Mediacom, Time Warner Cable, Verizon and more than 40 NCTC cable affiliate companies. For more information visit www.hd.net.

About SUN:

SUN is a Professional Sports & Entertainment Marketing Company. SUN Production Group is a Certified Texas Combat Sports Promoter and produces World Class Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts. The properties of SUN (www.sunorganization.com), Art of War (www.artofwarlive.com) and International Fighters Association (www.ifapro.com) are pending trademarks.

About HDNet:

HDNet (www.hd.net) provides viewers with the best in original comedy, drama, news, sports and music programming. HDNet is your exclusive, high-definition home for popular, critically acclaimed original programming, including television's only HD news feature programs "HDNet World Report," "NASA on HDNet" (presenting live shuttle launches through 2010), and, "Dan Rather Reports" featuring legendary journalist Dan Rather. HDNet presents championship sports coverage featuring the National Hockey League, Major League Soccer, NASCAR Grand National Division, boxing and Mixed Martial Arts; groundbreaking music programming with the HDNet Concert Series featuring leading artists and bands including U2, Eminem, Gwen Stefani and more, plus original music programs "Sound Off with Matt Pinfield," and True Music w/Katie Daryl"; entertaining interview shows including "Face 2 Face with Roy Firestone" and "Higher Definition," in addition to fun and irreverent lifestyle programming including "Geek to Freak with Dennis Rodman," "Deadline!," "Art Mann Presents," and "Get Out!" HDNet is also the exclusive high-definition home to the critically acclaimed and award-winning programs such as the Emmy Award-winning "Arrested Development," "Star Trek: Enterprise," "Dead Like Me," "Smallville," "Joan of Arcadia," "Boomtown" and "Andy Richter Controls the Universe."

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Contact Information

  • SUN CONTACT:
    CJ Comu
    Chairman/CEO
    SUN Sports & Entertainment Inc.
    15851 Dallas Parkway, Suite 225
    Addison, TX, 75001 USA
    Tel: 972.392.1414
    cj@sunorganization.com

    HD CONTACT:
    Colette Carey
    Director of Media and PR
    HDNet Inc.
    Tel: 303-542-5576
    ccarey@hd.net