SOURCE: Blackout Media Corp.

April 18, 2007 10:30 ET

The Fight Network Becomes Exclusive Distributor of Fairtex Products in Canada

TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 18, 2007 -- Blackout Media Corp.'s (PINKSHEETS: BKMP) The Fight Network, North America's first and only all combatant sports and entertainment channel, is pleased to announce that it has signed a distribution agreement with Fairtex of Thailand to be the exclusive distributor of the complete line of Fairtex equipment in Canada.

Fairtex is recognized as the premium brand of Muay Thai and Kickboxing equipment makers in the world and many of the great fighters over the years in these two disciplines have used Fairtex equipment.

"Having the ability to become the exclusive Canadian distributor of the Fairtex line of superior Muay Thai and Kickboxing equipment is a natural extension of our merchandising and adds another dimension to our store as well as to our wholesale line-up," stated Mitch Cone, Vice-President of The Fight Network Merchandising and Licensing. He added, "Because we are the source in Canada for all Fight related news, programming and information we should be the source for all Fight related merchandise as well and Fairtex is the recognized world leader in their category."

About Fairtex

Under Fairtex's leadership and support from our distributors and loyal customers, Fairtex has become one of the "HOTTEST" brands in the combat sports equipment industry with over 25 distributors worldwide; recognized as the leader and innovator for high impact sports equipment; and the leading authority in Muay Thai to have produced over 30 champions with titles such as Rajadamnern, Lumpinee, ISKA and other world championship titles.

Fairtex products are endorsed and used by world champions, trainers, promoters and organizations worldwide with the like names of K-1, ISKA, XFC, IAMTF, Cage Warriors, and many others. Fairtex has been seen on ESPN2, Pay-Per-View, Sky Sports, Fox Sports, EuroSport, Canals Plus, NatGeo, Discovery, BBC and various other media channels worldwide.

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 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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