Kwese Sports to broadcast middleweight fight of the year

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Kwesé TV, Africa’s newest premium sports and entertainment destination has secured broadcast rights to the showdown between Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin and Danny ‘Miracle Man’ Jacobs for the World Championship Middleweight title. GGG and Miracle Man will face-off on Sunday 19 March 2017 and Kwesé TV will broadcast the blow by blow action live from the mecca of boxing, Madison Square Garden in New York City at 03h00am CAT.

The reigning ‘knockout king’ of boxing, Golovkin (36-0, 33 KO), brings tremendous punching power to the ring as he seeks to defend his WBC, WBA Super, IBF, and IBO World Middleweight Championship Belts against the dangerous Jacobs who has won 15 straight fights by stoppage.

Miracle Man Jacobs (32-1, 29 KO) will look to put himself into contention for the title of best fighter in the world by unseating the Goliath that is GGG. Golovkin v Jacobs contains all the intrigue of being one of the most anticipated fights in the world containing fighter styles that guarantee this will be an action packed match-up between two of the best fighters in the world.

“Boxing is one of the continent’s best-loved sports which has historically had limited accessibility to African audiences. We’re excited to bring this epic fight to our viewers live on Kwesé Sports 1. We will continue to bring fans the best sports programming as we cement our place as every fans number one destination for their favourite sports coverage” expressed President and Group CEO of Econet Media, Joseph Hundah.

Fight fans all over the globe are clamouring to watch the Golovkin-Jacobs fight live and Kwesé is proud to deliver this not-to-be-missed sporting event to sports fans in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Viewers in Ghana, Zambia and Rwanda can watch all the action unfold LIVE on Kwesé Sports 1, channel 300 on the Kwesé TV bouquet at 03h00 CAT. Viewers outside these markets can also enjoy LIVE blow-by- blow action on the Kwesé App which will house an exclusive pop-up channel for the fight. Kwesé Free Sports will broadcast the repeat at 20h00 CAT.

To find out how to subscribe to Kwesé visit or download the app available on the App Store or Google Play.

The fight is exclusive to Kwesé Sports, SA viewers can watch the fight on the Kwesé App.

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