SwigLive Adds Karate Combat: Olympus Live from Athens, Greece, July 28th

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The live streaming provider is set to stream the new full-contact professional karate league’s fight live from the Zappeion Courtyard, the site of the 1896 Olympics

SwigLive announced it will stream Karate Combat: Olympus live from Athens, Greece on July 28, 2018 at 2:30 pm ET / 11:30 am PT / International: 9:30 pm EEST (Athens local time UTC+3). Karate Combat: Olympus events are available on http://www.Karate.com, the iOS and Android Karate Combat mobile apps, and other platforms including http://www.Swig.TV & Apps. SwigLive provides live streaming in 4K, 2K, 3D & VR in pristine quality for all connected screens. Following live streaming, the event will be available OnDemand at https://karate-combat.swigit.com/liveevent/karate-combat-olympus.

Karate Combat's distinctive rules and patented slope-sided fighting pit are optimized for action and the superior production values and its innovative Heads-Up Display feature make for engaging viewing on all connected screens. The fight will stream live in the evening local time from the historic Zappeion Courtyard, just steps from the Parthenon and the site of combat events at the first modern Olympics in 1896.

The card features the UK's 4x national champion Jerome Brown vs European Champion and 11x French national champion Davy Dona, and a co-main event with heavyweight World Champion finalists Achraf Ouchen of Morocco vs. Franklin Mina of Ecuador. Fighters from Greece, Turkey, Italy, Spain, Dominican Republic, and Brazil will compete. (Full planned card below). UFC champion Bas Rutten and veteran combat sports commentator Sean Wheelock are set to announce.

"This location for our League's second event of the season has me awestruck," said Michael DePietro, CEO of Karate Combat. "I am proud to launch the live European Karate Combat debut from this hallowed ground. ”Emmy-winning sports television veteran Jon Gerstel, veteran of Olympics coverage for CBS and award-winning program for ESPN, will executive produce the event.

“Karate Combat events feature lighting fast action,” said Ivan Gulas, CEO of Swig Media. “That creates an ideal showcase for our peerless streaming quality, low latency and zero issues with the video quality degradation common with fast action on all other CDN streaming platforms.”

Over a million people have viewed Karate Combat: Inception, which also streamed by SwigLive, took place in Miami on April 26. The launch of Karate Combat and its first fight were covered by CNN, BBC Worldwide, CBS, USA Today, Sports Illustrated, Vice, and many other news outlets.

For more information about Karate Combat: Olympus please contact pr(at)karate(dot)com.

About SwigLive:

SwigLive provides live streaming in 4K, 2K, 3D & VR in pristine quality and lowest latency. Streaming destinations include; Live to Theaters, Cable and Satellite Networks, Telcos, Sports Venues, OTT, Headsets & every connected screen (http://www.SwigLive.com & http://www.swigmedia.com). For further information, please contact: info@SwigLive.com

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