TORONTO (Oct. 22, 2015) — Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents an explosive doubleheader this Friday, Oct. 23, beginning with a live broadcast of Hard Knocks Fighting 46 at 11 p.m. ET, which emanates from Calgary, Canada’s Markin Macphail Centre. Then, at 1 a.m. ET, catch a short tape delayed presentation of Golden Boy Live! from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif., headlined by undefeated featherweight sensation Joseph Diaz Jr. (17-0, 10 KOs) battling Mexican brawler Ruben Tamayo (23-6-4, 15 KOs) over 10 rounds.
Fight Network’s live Hard Knocks Fighting 46 broadcast will air nationwide in Canada, across the U.S. on Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Suddenlink Communications, Grande Communications, Shentel Cable and Armstrong Cable, and globally in over 30 countries across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The Golden Boy Promotions telecast airs on Fight Network exclusively in Canada.
In the Hard Knocks Fighting 46 main event, Jesse Arnett (8-4) and Dimitri Waardenburg (11-6) vie for the promotion’s vacant bantamweight crown. In other featured bouts, Dia Grant (9-12) meets Curtis Demarce (14-13), Valeria Maejia (2-1) tangles with Lindsay Garbatt (2-1), Alexi Argyriou (2-0) looks to extend his perfect run against Mike O’Neill (5-24) and Pat Pytlik (1-0) throws down with Tiago Tavares (2-1).
Headlined by Diaz Jr. vs. Tamayo, Golden Boy Live will also feature Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez (18-0, 13 KOs) against Tijuana, Mexcio’s Jorge “Pantera” Silva (19-9-2, 15 KOs) in a 10-round welterweight affair.
The live action continues on Saturday, Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. ET, as Fight Network presents the live main card for UFC Fight Night™: Poirier vs. Duffy exclusively in Canada.