Bounce’s Brown Sugar OTT Service to Air Live Boxing Card

Bounce TV’s Brown Sugar OTT service will add boxing to its lineup of classic African-American films when it steams live a June 30 Premier Boxing Champions fight card.

The SVOD service will offer the Robert Easter-Denis Shafkov fight card live, the first time Brown Sugar has offered a live boxing card. Bounce has carried several Premier Boxing Champions events over the past year. 

Brown Sugar, which offers a lineup of classic 1970s and 1980s African-American targeted films, is available on computers, mobile phones and tablets for $3.99 a month.

R. Thomas Umstead

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