Action to Offer Womens Boxing


Los Angeles -- BET Holdings Inc.'s Action Pay-Per-View
will distribute a live women's professional-boxing card May 10.

The card will feature International Female Boxing
Association lightweight champion Tracy Byrd and junior lightweight contender Fredia
"The Cheetah" Gibbs, along with four undercard bouts, the network said. The
suggested retail price for the event is $19.95. The show is part of a series of PPV
women's-boxing events distributed by Los Angeles-based Event Entertainment.

In a related ring-event deal, the network will distribute a
live June 27 World Championship Kickboxing event. The show, which will retail for $14.95,
will feature a bout for the light heavyweight Muay Thi world championship, the network