TrillerVerz II Set For Tuesday Night! World Class Professional Boxing From Hard Rock Live
Fat Joe vs Ja Rule Verzuz Battle From Madison Square Garden
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New York City / Fort Lauderdale, FL (September 13, 2021)--Tomorrow, Tuesday night, September 14, TRILLERVERZ returns with its highly anticipated second event as World Class Professional Boxing will emanate from Hard Rock LIVE at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino and switch to a LIVE Verzuz Battle between hip-hop icons FAT JOE and JA RULE from the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden.
Both events will be broadcast on FITE with the boxing event in Florida starting at 6:00pm ET / 3:00pm PT. Following the boxing event, the second live iconic VERZUZ between Fat Joe and Ja Rule in NYC will commence at 9:00pm ET / 6:00pm PT, created and overseen by world renowned producers SWIZZ BEATZ and TIMBALAND and produced by TRILLER FIGHT CLUB, the company known for pairing world class boxing with iconic music legends.
The record breaking TRILLERVERZ debut on August 3, which sold-out within fifteen minutes of going on sale, featured The LOX and DIPSET and generated over five million viewers, far exceeding every network broadcast or televised sporting event in 2021. With both acts performing in front of a sold-out Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden crowd, accolades included rave reviews from every entertainment media platform and legendary hip hop recording artist FAT JOE calling the event, "One of the Greatest Moments in Hip-Hop History."
World-famous FAT JOE of the Bronx, NY has almost 30 years in the rap game and is best known for popular hits including "Lean Back" and "What's Luv?" featuring Ashanti and Ja Rule. The American rapper raised by Cuban and Puerto Rican parents, began his music career in a hip-hop group before starting his own label ‘Terror Squad' where he signed rappers including Big Pun, DJ Khaled and others.
International rap star JA RULE from Queens, NY made his debut in 1999 with the platinum-selling debut album Venni Vetti Vecci and has not stopped since. He has sold over 30 million records worldwide, topping music charts with multiple albums and hit songs. He's been nominated for two American Music Awards and four Grammy Awards while collaborating with a who's who list of musicians earning him mainstream acclaim.
Headlining the boxing action in a junior welterweight classic Mexico vs. Puerto Rico ten-round battle between heavy-handed combatants, popular Mexican warrior PABLO CESAR CANO, (33-7-1, 23 KOs), of Atizapan de Zaragoza, Mexico clashes with undefeated Puerto Rican contender DANIELITO ‘EL ZORRO ZORRILLA, (15-0, 11 KOs), of Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. A fifteen-year professional and among the most popular active fighters from Mexico, Cano is riding a three-fight winning streak including a blistering first-round knockout of three-division world champion Jorge Linares in January 2019. Fighting in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico on March 4, 2021, Zorrilla was awarded a technical decision victory due to multiple fouls by Ruslan Madiyev in a bout broadcast on NBC Sports Network. The bout will be contested for the vacant WBO / NABO Junior Welterweight Title.
Co-featured over ten rounds in the junior welterweight division, MICHAEL ‘THE WEST TEXAS WARRIOR' DUTCHOVER (15-1, 10 KOs), of Santa Fe Springs, CA clashing with NAHIR ‘WOO' ALBRIGHT, (13-1, 6 KOs), of Sicklerville, NJ. The 23-year-old Dutchover has won two in a row most recently defeating Ivan Benitez over eight rounds on June 6, 2021. The 25-year-old Albright has won 13 fights in a row since losing his pro debut. He hits the ring following an eight-round decision over Jeremy Hill on July 23, 2021.
Also featured in a ten-round junior welterweight battle MIGUEL ANGEL MADUENO ‘EXPLOSIVO' ANGULO, (24-0-0, 22 KOs), of Orange, CA faces off against Toledo, Ohio's SONNY FREDRICKSON, (21-4, 14 KOs). The 22-year-old heavy-handed Angulo has knocked out his last ten opponents all within the first two rounds. Fighting twice in 2021, the Sinaloa, Mexico native has scored first round knockouts over Manuel Martinez and Bergman Aguilar. The highly regarded Fredrickson looks to bounce back into the win column following a hotly contested eight-round war with Jesus Antonio Rubio on May 1, 2021, in Ensenada, Mexico.
Fighting in the cruiserweight division, YUNIESKI ‘THE MONSTER' GONZALEZ, (20-3, 16 KOs), of Miami, FL clashes with TOMMY ‘KRYPTONITE' KARPENCY, (30-7-1, 19 KOS), of Adah, PA. The heavy-handed Gonzalez looks to stay in the win column, scoring first round knockouts in his last two fights over Alex Theran and Guillermo Romero. A professional for fifteen years, Karpency has battled numerous world champions and top contenders including Adonis Stevenson, Oleksandr Gvozdyk, Gilbero Ramirez, Nathan Cleverly and Andrzej Fonfara. He also holds a victory over former world champion Chad Dawson.
In a four-round light heavyweight bout, BRYCE HENRY, (4-0, 3 KOs), of Miami FL faces JUAN DE ANGEL, (22-13-1, 20 KOs), of Barranquilla, Colombia.
About TrillerNet:FITE and Triller Fight Club are owned by TrillerNet, a first-of-its-kind company consolidating technology and content platforms to lead the move to Internet 3.0. TrillerNet pairs the culture of music with sports, fashion, entertainment and influencers through a 360-degree view of content and technology. TrillerNet—which owns the globally popular Triller app used by musicians, celebrities, athletes, and overall culture setters—has more than 300 million users worldwide. The Triller app—unlike other popular short-video apps it is often compared to, encourages its users to post the content created on the app across other social media platforms and websites. The app uses proprietary AI and Machine Learning technology which is uniquely tied to the content rather than the user. By tracking the content, Triller empowers its tastemakers and users to push their content virally to affiliated and non-affiliated sites and networks reaching hundreds of millions of additional users. Data and insights gleaned from the Triller network, its creators, artists and users (from the app and off network) are used to program longer-form content, connect users across the web with the content, and provide unprecedented opportunities for engagement and monetization. TrillerNet has developed highly successful campaigns that begin with the app and continue throughout the entire content and technology ecosystem with some of the biggest brands in the world, including Pepsi, McDonalds, Weedmaps, DraftKings, L'Oreal, and many others. TrillerNet offers brands a unique content and technology solution, including direct deals with the influencers and celebrities. This branded content journey starts with short-form video and can easily expand into valuable long-form content distributed through the Triller Network, such as live-event boxing and music PPVs, fashion shows, and episodic reality content on TrillerTV. Some of the more than 65 original half-hour TrillerTV shows include The D'Amelios Family's "Ask a DAM Question," Jennifer Lopez In The Morning, Jake Paul: Staying On Top, 2 Chainz Let's Do It, DJ Khaled's Spreading Love, Hype House's Thomas Petrou's Coffee Talks, Josh Richards' Josh Pong, Ur Lov'd: the Noah Beck Show, Fat Joe's Masterclass, The Perez Hilton Show, and Violet Benson's Too Tired To Be Crazy, among others. TrillerNet additionally owns Verzuz, the massive live-stream music platform launched by Swizz Beatz and Timbaland, and Triller Fight Club (www.TrillerFightClub.com), which launched last year with the highly successful Tyson-Jones Fight which shattered digital PPV records. Other holdings include leading AI-powered customer engagement platform Amplify.ai, and FITE, the premier live event and PPV, AVOD, SVOD streaming platform.
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Media Contacts for Verzuz
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