SOURCE: Blackout Media Corp.

April 16, 2007 13:54 ET

Top Canadian Wrestling Promotion UWA Lands on the Fight Network

TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 16, 2007 -- - Blackout Media Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BKMP) - The Fight Network, North America's first and only all combatant sports and entertainment channel, is pleased to announce that Ontario-based independent Pro-Wrestling promotion UWA Hardcore Wrestling has signed a 3 year agreement to bring its brand of high flying, hard hitting sports entertainment to the channel.

The UWA is known for booking some of the top wrestling stars from around the world. The organization's roster features TNA stars like Chris Sabin, Sonjay Dutt and Alex Shelley. Japanese legends Jushin Thunder Liger and Ultimo Dragon have also graced the UWA ring. UWA owners Osiris and Joe E Slick are ecstatic about being a part of The Fight Network's programming line-up. "We are very excited to work with our new friends at the Fight Network. In the Fight Network's short existence it has grown immensely and we are very proud to work alongside this amazing company and its staff," they said.

The Fight Network's Vice-President of Programming, Brian Sobie has seen the UWA product live and he thinks fans across Canada will enjoy what they see. "For a small promotion, UWA has built a big reputation for providing area wrestling fans the best bang for their Pro-wrestling buck," he said. "The vociferous fan base makes the shows that much more exciting and that will definitely make for exciting television," he concluded.

UWA Hardcore Wrestling will begin airing on The Fight Network in May of 2007. Check for specific airtimes.

About UWA Hardcore Wrestling

UWA Hardcore Wrestling is an independent professional wrestling organization based out of the Greater Toronto, Ontario area. UWA Hardcore Wrestling boasts an incredible talent roster and the greatest and most ravenous fans in all of professional wrestling. To experience UWA Hardcore Wrestling live is a must for all professional wrestling fans.

UWA Hardcore Wrestling's production value is second to none. We are quickly becoming one of the top independent professional wrestling companies in North America.

UWA Hardcore Wrestling's roster is the who's who of independent professional wrestling. With legends such as Ultimo Dragon & Jerry Lynn, to some of the best wrestlers in the world today like Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley, to young and rising Canadian stars such as Lionel Knight & Christopher Bishop.

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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