POWER COUPLE SINGER/SONGWRITER BRYNN MARIE AND PROFESSIONAL BOXER JOSH “HANDSOME HITMAN” HIMES CONTINUE MOMENTUM OF FIGHT 2 FIGHT MOVEMENT WITH NATIONAL TV EXPOSURE
HUSBAND/WIFE TEAM TO COMPETE IN THE INAUGURAL SEASON OF
THE LIVE ACTION GAME SHOW CANDY CRUSH ON CBS HOSTED BY MARIO LOPEZ; PREMIERING JULY 9
Nashville, TN (May 19, 2017) - Brynn Marie and Josh “Handsome Hitman” Himes are both successful in their own rights but together they are a force to be reckoned with. The husband/ wife team joined forces in early 2017 to create Fight 2 Fight (F2F), a movement where music and boxing collide to empower and encourage “everyday fighters.” Since launching the movement in January, they have impacted thousands of people and will continue to grow the movement as they compete in the live action game show Candy Crush this summer. The show, created and executed produced by Matt Kuntz of Wipeout and Fear Factor, features teams of two using their wits and physical agility to compete on enormous interactive game boards that feature next-generation technology, as they conquer Candy Crush and are crowned champions. The game show will be produced by Lionsgate, where Kunitz is under an overall deal,and Candy Crush creator King. CBS Television Distribution will distribute the series domestically, while Lionsgate will handle international. Candy Crush will be produced by Pulse Creative, Lionsgate Television, King and CBS Television Studios. Kunitz, Lionsgate interactive ventures and games president Peter Levin, King licensing agent of Striker Entertainment Russell Binder, King vp brand Nicki Sheard and King chief creative officer/co-founder and Candy Crush Saga creator Sebastian Knutsson will executive produce.
“Competing on Candy Crush was such an exhilarating and challenging experience,” says Josh. “And even more amazing that we got to wear our Team Himes shirts.”
“We’re so grateful to CBS for giving us the opportunity to connect with millions of new ‘fighters’ and spread the word of F2F,” adds Brynn Marie.
The series will premiere on July 9. The air date for Brynn and Josh’s episode is TBA.
Brynn Marie’s new single “Phoenix,” the anthem song for F2F, is slated for release soon with a music video release following shortly. Josh is fighting on June 24th at the West Virginia State Penitentiary for the UBF All Americas Title Belt. Tickets are available at www.joshhimes.com.
For more information or to get involved with the movement, visit www.fight2fight.com.
About Fight 2 Fight
Fight 2 Fight (F2F) is a worldwide movement created by husband and wife team singer/ songwriter Brynn Marie and professional boxer Josh “The Handsome Hitman” Himes. Through the launch of F2F, Brynn and Josh are committed to using their platforms of music and sports collectively as a catalyst to inspire “everyday” fighters. F2F believes that everyone is a fighter, whether you are fighting for health, faith, fitness, career, freedom or against addiction. Every day we stand face to face with a fight. F2F is encouraging everyone to come together in support of each other’s daily battles. Everybody is a FIGHTER, let's fight together!
About Brynn Marie
Singer/songwriter and touring artist Brynn Marie’s new single “Phoenix,” the fight anthem theme song for F2F, is slated for release soon along with the music video shot in Pittsburgh. She has been playing music for the past decade and has shared her music with troops in the Middle East, in music venues across the country, and for throngs of fans when touring with rock legends Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Cheap Trick and Heart.
About Josh “Handsome Hitman” Himes
Josh “Handsome Hitman” Himes is the current ABA cruiserweight boxing champion and has a record of 10 - 2. A lifelong athlete, Himes played numerous sports as a young adult and continued his sports career through amateur boxing where he garnered national rankings and held the "Pennsylvania Golden Gloves" state championship, WPO and Valley Sportsfest Championship titles. He transitioned into professional boxing in 2014 and started training at the World Famous 5th Street Gym in Miami, home gym of the boxing legend Muhammad Ali. He also trains at Unanimous Boxing in Chicago and Music City Boxing in Nashville. When Himes isn't training for a fight, he spends his days building America as a union ironworker. For more information, visit www.joshhimes.com