Pool legends to appear live on ESPN morning show

Los Angeles, August 11, 2005: Mike Sigel and Loree Jon Jones will face each other in the blockbuster "IPT World 8-Ball Championship" on Saturday, August 20th at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. But first theyÕll appear live on ESPNÕs popular "Cold Pizza" morning show on Monday August 15th.

"Cold Pizza", which airs on ESPN2 and broadcasts live from New York City between 8-10am EST, combines a unique blend of sports, pop culture and lifestyle features--all customized for ESPN viewers. It is currently seen in over 85 million U.S. homes. 9-time World Champion Sigel and Jones, an 8-time World Champion, will join a stellar list of pro athletes and celebrities who have been featured on the show.

The "World 8-Ball Championship" is the premiere event of the International Pool Tour, founded by media mogul Kevin Trudeau. The winner of the match will receive an unprecedented top prize of $150,000, the largest single pay-day in the history of pool. The runner-up will receive $75,000.

The match will be televised nationally in September and promises to be the most widely-seen pool event ever.