WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 1, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Empire Film Group,
Inc. (Pink Sheets:EFGU) has announced their exclusive relationship with National
Golden Gloves as official rights holder to produce and distribute the 2010
Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions. The event will be produced by Empire
Sports Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Empire Film Group.
“Empire Sports Group is now to Golden Gloves what NBC is to the Olympics,” said
Dean Bornstein, C.E.O. of Empire Film Group. The acquisition of the Golden
Gloves television and media rights is one of many projects Empire Sports Group
has secured. The Company expects to be a leader in sports programming and is
actively developing, producing and marketing premier sports projects.
“The Golden Gloves organization is pleased and encouraged with the involvement
of Empire Sports Group,” said Jim Beasley, Executive Director of National Golden
Gloves. “We look forward to the upcoming tournament.”
Golden Gloves has been the premier brand for amateur boxing in the United States
since their first tournament in 1923. Since then, the Golden Gloves program has
led the way in providing opportunities for young boxers to develop personal and
athletic skills in and out of the ring. Former Golden Gloves Champions include
Joe Louis, Sonny Liston, Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, George Foreman, Sugar Ray
Leonard, Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Floyd Mayweather Jr, and Oscar De La
“The Tournament of Champions is a celebration of all the hard work our amateur
boxers have completed over the year,” said Beasley. The 2010 Golden Gloves
Tournament of Champions will take place May 3-8, in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Empire Film Group is proud to be a part of boxing’s strong heritage and bright
future,” said Empire C.E.O. Dean Bornstein.
Empire Film Group, Inc. is a fully-integrated film and television production and
distribution company with distribution capabilities to reach theatrical, video,
television, video-on-demand and international markets through its wholly owned
subsidiary Producers Releasing Organization.
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