ROK To Produce And Stream Live Pay-Per-View Boxing Events

Fri 30th Nov 2012

ROK Global PLC, the mobile, web and industrial technology, applications and services company, is pleased to announce its ROK TV Productions subsidiary has reached agreement with Coldwell Boxing to produce and stream a series of live boxing events to a global audience.

The first ROK-produced event will be streamed live from the Bowlers Exhibition Centre in Manchester on the 7th December.  Titled "The Battle of Manchester"  the event will be headlined by Kieran Farrell versus Anthony Crolla who will be fight for the English Lightweight title. Also appearing will be former British champion Derry Mathews, along with a number of quality prospects such as Hosea Burton, Liam Conroy and Liam Hanrahan.

“The Battle of Manchester” will be a 3 hour show and will be priced at just £1.00 for pay-per-view access, available from

Future events will be priced at just £2.50 for pay-per-view access.

Coldwell Boxing, co-founded by former pro boxer turned trainer and promoter Dave Coldwell and business partner Spencer Fearn, stages and promotes boxing events featuring the best local and national talent.

Commenting, Jonathan Kendrick, Chairman of ROK said “We are delighted to have teamed up with Coldwell Boxing to produce and stream a series of live events because we believe the real boxing fan has largely been underserved over recent years with overpriced and overhyped pay-per-view events. Our aim here is to offer the real boxing fan the best of local and national boxing events at an affordable price.”

ROK Global PLC was co-founded by US Billionaire John Paul DeJoria and UK entrepreneur, Jonathan Kendrick.

In addition to being the co-founder of ROK, John Paul DeJoria is Chairman and CEO of John Paul Mitchell Systems, the biggest privately-owned hair care products company in North America and is also co-founder of Patron Tequila, the world’s leading premium tequila brand.

ROK has pioneered many new technologies, products and services in the rapidly-evolving mobile, web and industrial technologies space to include high quality mass-market Mobile TV, which it licenses to mobile operators, as well as mobile security technologies which it licenses to law enforcement agencies along with multi-language text-to-speech technologies, as well as its ‘JP Selects’ e-commerce portal for eco-friendly and sustainable brands and products.

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