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Video Network App Triller Takes Legal Action Against Mike Tyson

Video network app Triller is coming for Mike Tyson’s coins! According to ClutchPoints, after the former heavyweight refused to work with the app for his next exhibition fight, the streaming platform may be seeing him in court. When Tyson went up against Roy Jones, Jr., millions of dollars were allegedly spent on the former heavyweight, according to Triller CEO, Ryan Kavanaugh, who sent a letter detailing the spend. The CEO also claimed that the company had rights to a third fight against Evander Holyfield. “Rather than drop the price or renegotiate the deal, we agreed to keep the economics the same with the understanding that the Holyfield fight would be the next fight, and we pre-agreed to the terms,” wrote Kavanaugh. “No one else but Triller was willing to take $25 million dollars of risk on the initial fight, especially in the middle of Covid. We did. Every penny paid in full and no one has ever claimed we did not every penny in full.” Triller’s @RyanKavanaugh responds to Mike...

Shanique Yates

Jun 29, 2021

Snoop Dogg Partners With Social Video Platform Triller to Launch New Boxing League

After successfully moderating the Mike Tyson-Roy Jones Jr. fight, Snoop Dogg is bringing his talents to boxing — permanently. In an announcement on Tuesday (Dec. 1), the legendary rapper revealed that he will partner with Triller — the entertainment and music platform responsible for putting on Saturday night’s fight — to create a new boxing league called The Fight Club, per ESPN. The new league will have multiple events per year and it’s only right that Snoop Dogg will be the announcer and host. According to a news release, The Fight Club will have five to eight events per year with a similar layout to how Saturday’s Tyson-Jones card was produced with the immersion of boxing and musical acts. Along with performing, Snoop Dogg was the commentator for the pay-per-view event. Other acts included Ne-Yo, Wiz Khalifa, and others. “Up until this weekend, boxing was about the experience of one small group of elite individuals who attended the fight in person,” Ryan Kavanaugh, the...

Shanique Yates

Dec 3, 2020