Monthly Archives: March 2014

International Esthetics, Cosmetics and Spa Conference at NY Javit Center-2014

International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conferences are the premier spa and wellness events in the country. Taking place in New York, Las Vegas, and Florida, IECSC offers leading education and dynamic show floors. Spa and wellness professionals rely on IECSC for insightful guidance to grow their businesses and keep them at the forefront of their competitive industry.

World Liberty TV, Health and Beauty Channel team was on hand at the IECSC, and also interview some of the Vendors and Exhibitors, see their new products.

Lorena Garcia Speaking about Dura Chi Professional Tools and BioSilk Products for Farouk Systems -2014

Farouk Systems, Inc. is a Houston based company that manufactures high quality professional hair care products with major brands including CHI® and BioSilk®. Farouk Systems was founded in 1986 by Farouk Shami, a hairdresser, with the mission to provide the professional beauty industry with the most advanced American technology based upon ‘Education, Environment and Ethics’. Farouk Systems now has more than 2,000 employees and product distribution in over 100 countries worldwide.

 

“I began Farouk Systems on a mission and a dream,” says Farouk. “My mission and dream was to provide my fellow hair artists with a safer workplace environment free of harsh chemicals, advanced knowledge through education and new professional-only systems that could not be duplicated at home. This is why Farouk Systems’ mission statement has always been and still is: Environment, Education and Ethics.”

 

Code of Ethics

Farouk Systems aspires to conduct its business in accordance with uncompromising ethical standards. Adherence to such standards should never be traded in favor of financial or other business objectives. High ethical standards are necessary to maintain competitive advantage, the pride and confidence of our employees, and the ability to provide quality products to our clients.

 

International Beauty Show at New York Javit Center – 2014

IBS New York is the longest-running professionals-only tradeshow in the nation and draws almost 62,000 salon owners and beauty professionals who are passionate, determined and eager to build their careers and increase their profits. These professionals rely on the beauty authority—IBS New York—to learn the latest trends and techniques from the industry’s leading educators, platform artists and exhibitors.

IBS New York offers beauty professionals access to over 500 exhibitors who provide discounts and special show pricing on thousands of tools and products, unbelievable educational classes, and amazing networking!

Exclusive Interview with Mauricio Sulaiman, World Boxing Council (WBC) President 2014

Mauricio Sulaiman has been elected president of the World Boxing Council, replacing his father who died last month.Sulaiman, 44, was chosen unanimously Tuesday in a vote by the leadership, the World Boxing Council said. Sulaiman becomes the sixth president of the organization.Jose Sulaiman, who died last month at 82, was the long-time head of the WBC. He managed to institute new rules and regulations regarding boxers’ safety and welfare and was considered a friend of his fighters. In a statement, Sulaiman said: “The World Boxing Council will not be the same because Jose Sulaiman is gone, but the WBC has its core and we want to work to follow in the footsteps of my father.”

 World Liberty TV, had the Pleasure of Interviewing Mauricio Sulaiman, World Boxing Council (WBC)  President, see what he had to say about  his father and boxing.

MIGUEL COTTO AND SERGIO MARTÍNEZ WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP NYC Press Conference at MSG 3/11/14

Three-division world champion and the Pride of Puerto Rico MIGUEL COTTO and World Boxing Council (WBC)/The Ring middleweight champion and Argentina’s favorite son SERGIO “Maravilla” MARTÍNEZ, bought  their coast-to-coast media tour to New York with a press conference at Chase Square in Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, March 11, beginning at 11:30 a.m. ET.

Cotto and Martínez   talked  about their eagerly-anticipated World Middleweight Championship collision which will take place on Saturday, June 7, at the “Mecca of Boxing,” Madison Square Garden.  Promoted by Miguel Cotto Promotions, Top Rank®, DiBella Entertainment and Sampson Boxing, in association with Maravilla Box, Tecate and Madison Square Garden, the Cotto – Martínez World Middleweight Championship event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®, beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT.

Interview with Stephen Espinoza, Executive VP /General Manger Sports and Entertainment for Showtime Network- 2014

Stephen Espinoza serves as Executive Vice President, General Manager, Showtime Sports and Event Programming, reporting directly to Showtime Networks Inc. Chairman and CEO Matthew C. Blank.

As head of SHOWTIME Sports, Espinoza is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the sports and event group, including developing and executing the overall strategy of the group and its pay-per-view unit, managing the network’s relationships with distributors, talent and suppliers, and the acquisition and licensing of SHOWTIME and pay-per-view sports and event programming. The network’s current hard-hitting sports programming includes SHOWTIME Championship Boxing®, ShoBox: The New Generation, Jim Rome on SHOWTIME, 60 Minutes Sports, and the Emmy® Award-winning INSIDE THE NFL.

Prior to joining SHOWTIME, Espinoza was a partner in the firm of Ziffren Brittenham LLP. At the firm, he specialized in representing athletes and sports personalities, including professional boxers Oscar De La Hoya and Mike Tyson, who generated a total of over $500 million in pay-per-view revenues under his representation. Espinoza has served as lead counsel for De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions since the formation of the company. Through his representation of Tyson, De La Hoya and Golden Boy Promotions, Espinoza has been directly involved in several of the highest-grossing pay-per-view boxing events in the history of the sport. Other notable former sports clients include former NFL star and current broadcaster Michael Strahan and mixed martial arts fighter Gina Carano.

During his tenure at Ziffren Brittenham, Espinoza also represented a variety of established and emerging performers and filmmakers, including actors Keanu Reeves, James Spader, Vanessa Hudgens and Kevin McHale, musical artists Alicia Keys, Eminem, Shakira and Snoop Dogg, writer/directors Tyler Perry and Matthew Vaughn, director Barry Sonnenfeld, and producers Scott Rudin and Gavin Polone, among many others.

Espinoza has extensive experience in structuring and negotiating distribution, financing, debt and equity arrangements for independent television and motion picture companies. He was personally responsible for closing over $100 million in debt and equity deals from 2009 to 2010. Some of his deals included Tyler Perry Studios in connection with the television series “House of Payne” and “Meet the Browns,” Revolution and Cubevision in connection with the television series “Are We There Yet,” and Everest Entertainment in connection with the motion pictures “127 Hours” and “Win-Win.”

He began his legal career in the entertainment department of Greenberg, Glusker, Fields, Claman & Machtinger, where he was directly responsible for many of the firm’s highest-profile accounts, including Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Joel Silver and Playboy TV International. Espinoza previously worked at the Law Offices of Steinberg & Moorad, one of the nation’s preeminent sports law firms.

Espinoza earned a B.A. in Communication from Stanford University and received his J.D. from UCLA School of Law. An active community volunteer, he previously served as the Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Echo Park Boys and Girls Club, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA).

 He is based in Showtime Networks’ New York offices.

World Liberty TV, Boxing team had the pleasure of interviewing Mr Espinoza, at The NY Press Conference for Boxing Match Between Hopkins VS Shumenov.

Exclusive Interview with Beibut Shumenov, WBA/ IBA World Light Heavyweight Champion from Kazakhstan 2014

Beibut Shumenov, (born 19 August 1983 in Kazakhstan) is a Kazakh professional boxer who fights in the Light Heavyweight division. He is the current WBA (Super) and IBA Light Heavyweight Champion.

Shumenov moved to the United States and based himself in Las Vegas where he turned professional in March 2007. In his debut in North Carolina, Shumenov defeated Walter Edwards with a knockout in the first round. He followed this up with another two knockout wins within 4 months.

In March 2008, Shumenov returned to Kazakhstan to fight American Donnell Wiggins for the vacant WBC Asian and interim PABA light heavyweight titles. Shumenov quickly dispatched the experienced Wiggins with a second round knockout and the next month beat former US national Golden Gloves champion Lavell Finger in the first round to add the vacant WBO Asia Pacific title to his WBC Asian and interim PABA titles.

 In 15 August 2009 and only 8 professional bouts on his record Shumenov received a shot at the WBA belt when he took on the Spaniard Gabriel Campillo. The fight took place in Shumenov’s home country of Kazakhstan and resulted in the first loss of his career when Campillo was declared the winner by majority decision. A rematch took place on 9 January 2010, with the result being reversed this time and Shumenov declared the winner by what was considered an extremely controversial split decision. With this victory Shumenov became the quickest man ever to win a world title in the light heavyweight division, beating the record of 15 fights set by Jeff Harding in 1989.

Shumenov made the first defense of his title on 23 July 2010 when he won a unanimous decision against the previously undefeated Viacheslav Uzelkov. Shumenov then arranged to have a unification fight with the then WBO champion Jürgen Brähmer, the fight was scheduled to take place in Kazakhstan 8 January 2011. However just days before the fight was due to take place Brähmer left Kazakhstan and returned to Germany, citing illness as his reason for dropping out of the fight. In his place former middleweight world champion William Joppy stepped in at short notice, and was knocked out by Shumenov in the 6th round.

He successfully defended his title in Las Vegas on 29 July, 2011 against former Contender star Danny Santiago and again on June 2, 2012 in Las Vegas against Enrique Ornelas.

Hopkins VS Shumenov for The Light Heavyweight Championship Unification -April 2014

Washington, D.C. is known as a city where history is made. On Saturday, April 19, another historic event will take place in the nation’s capital when IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard Hopkins faces WBA World Champion Beibut Shumenov in an attempt, at 49-years-old, to become the oldest fighter in boxing history to unify world titles. The DC Armory, the site of several championship boxing matches in the last year, will host the return of the future Hall of Famer to the capital for the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING.

Boxing’s elder statesman, Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins (54-6-2, 32 KOs) continues to achieve remarkable goals in the world of boxing-and has done just that since turning pro in 1988.   But he has amazed even more with his exploits over the last few years, as he twice became the oldest man to win a major world championship in the ring. Now 49-years-old, the pride of Philadelphia, Pa., had one of his best years yet in 2013, defeating Tavoris Cloud in March to win the IBF Light Heavyweight World Championship, and then successfully defending his title in October with an exciting win over Karo Murat. On April 19, the future Hall of Famer returns in an attempt to unify the 175-pound title. Additionally, as a partner in Golden Boy Promotions, Hopkins has undertaken out-of-the ring promotional duties that further solidify him as one of the most recognized and revered figures in the sport.

 A native of Shymkent, Kazakhstan who now fights out of Las Vegas, 30-year-old Beibut Shumenov(14-1, 9 KOs) made his way to the top of the light heavyweight division with lightning-fast speed, winning his IBA title against Byron Mitchell in 2009, in just his eighth professional fight before adding the WBA title by defeating Gabriel Campillo two fights later in 2010. Since then, Shumenov, a 2004 Olympian for Kazakhstan, has successfully defended his title five times, defeating Vyacheslav Uzelkov, William Joppy, Danny Santiago, Enrique Ornelas and Tamas Kovacs. But this April, Shumenov gets his opportunity to make a name for himself in the history books if he can defeat Bernard Hopkins.

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