Cable & Telecom

The TUESDAY INTERVIEW: The Fight Network president and COO Mike Garrow

HOW COME NO ONE thought of this before? The amount of programming and the number of people involved in “combatant sports” like Karate or Tae Kwon Do, or wrestling or boxing – or even boxing-style exercise training – is big. The number of fans of those sports just swell the ranks of potential viewers and Canada’s love of hockey fights is legendary. We have The Golf Channel, Speed Channel, the Tennis Channel (U.S. only), The NHL Network and NFL Network. Funny how there hasn’t been a boxing or martial arts channel. Until now. Newly minted independent broadcaster The Fight Network...