Salita Promotions continues to expand its free, online library of fights by acquiring license rights to the boxing video libraries of former prominent boxing promotions firms Cedric Kushner Promotions (CKP) and America Presents. The flicensed fights will be added to Salita' Promotions YouTube Channel. The massive CKP library, contains more than 1000 hours of premium bouts previously aired on the world's leading television networks, including HBO, ESPN, and EuroSport. In his hall-of-fame career as a manager and then promoter, Kushner worked with a lineup of well-known heavyweight champions and contenders including Hasim Rahman, Shannon Briggs, Oleg Maskaev, Chris Byrd, Corrie Sanders, Ike Ibeabuchi and David Tua.
"Cedric was a wonderful individual and in my opinion a hall-of-fame boxing promoter,” said Steven Heid, Vice President of the library’s keepers, ACH Services. “It is an honor and a great pleasure to be able to bring many historic fights back to the public for their viewing pleasure, especially during these tough times.”
The America Presents collection, from the archives of the company formerly run by late hall-of-famer Dan Goossen, covera a time period from the mid-1990s to 2002. America Presents has more than 300 hours of exciting action featuring the likes of Joel Casamayor, Hector Camacho, Wayne McCullough, David Reid and David Tua, among others.
The extensive collection comes in addition to the Salita Promotions library and previously announced Warriors Boxing fights already available on the Salita Promotions YouTube Channel featuring former heavyweight champions Wladimir Klitschko, Evander Holyfield, Michael Moorer, Sultan Ibragimov, Samuel Peter, and Shannon Briggs and Ray Mercer. Other stars represented on the channel include Hector “Macho” Camacho, Joel Casamayor, Kelly Pavlik, Vic Darchinyan, Edison Miranda, Juan Urango, Celestino Caballero, Andrzej Fonfara and Tomoki Kameda, plus women’s superstar Claressa Shields and many of today’s most exciting up-and-comers.
“I am excited about giving boxing fans historic fights and fighters from decades past,” said Dmitriy Salita. “ Fight fans can relive some of the best moments in boxing history on our YouTube Channel available to all around the world.”