Rocky & Rocky II Double-Feature Leads into Exciting Night of Fights
ATLANTA (October 28, 2015) – Rocky Balboa and Apollo Creed will be on the undercard of the next Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) – The Next Round on Bounce TV this Friday night, October 30 and current WBC World Heavyweight Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder will help call the action.
A 10-round heavyweight clash between Tony “The Tiger” Thompson (40-5, 27 KOs) and Malik “King” Scott (37-2-1, 13 KOs) will headline PBC – The Next Round on Bounce TV, also streamed live at BounceTV.com, beginning at 9 p.m. (ET) live from The Venue at University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla. Heavyweight champion Wilder will serve as guest on-air analyst joining announcers Fran Charles, Austin “No Doubt” Trout and Kevin Cunningham.
To lead into PBC – The Next Round, Bounce TV has scheduled a Hollywood heavyweight double-feature of Rocky and Rocky II. At 5:00 p.m., it’s Sylvester Stallone’s Academy Award®-winning original that sent the Italian Stallion to his date with destiny. Rocky II – and the epic rematch that neither boxer wanted at the end of their first fight – follows at 7:00 p.m. Carl Weathers, Talia Shire, Burgess Meredith and Burt Young co-star in both motion pictures.
In the co-main event of PBC – The Next Round, undefeated super lightweights Lydell Rhodes (23-0-1, 11 KOs) and Sergey Lipinets (7-0, 6 KOs) will meet in a 10-round bout. PBC – The Next Round begins with two more undefeated prospects as Javontae Starks (13-0, 7 KOs) and Samuel “El Macho” Figueroa (9-0, 4 KOs) square off in eight rounds of welterweight action.
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