Des Moines, IA- April 25, 2007- A multiple event agreement was reached last week between Title Fight Championship (TFC), a Des Moines based live event promoter, and Global Spectrum, operator of Des Moines Wells Fargo Arena to produce live professional mixed martial arts (MMA). The 16, 980 seat arena is the largest in Iowa.
TKOMMA IS BACK AT THE BELL CENTRE FEATURING AN INTERNATIONAL MAIN-EVENT! (MONTREAL, CANADA) April 27th 2007 TKO Major League MMA, Canadas premier Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion, returns to the beautiful and historic Montreal Bell Centre on June 1st, 2007 for another spectacular showcase of Canadas very best! The main event will feature local superstar, PATRICK THE PREDATOR CÔTÉ, making his long awaited return to TKO after fighting abroad for the past two years with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in Las Vegas. His opponent, CRAFTON WALLACE, is also a very dangerous UFC veteran.
The Two-Day Premier Showcase of Grappling Competitions Begins May 5 Includes Super Fight Card of Roger Gracie Versus Ricardo Arona (LOS ANGELES) April 27, 2007 ProElite.com, the comprehensive and inclusive online community for MMA fighters, fans and organizations, announced today it will bring the prestigious Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championship to a global Internet audience for the first time May 5 6, 2007.
Popular Dear Don Column Finds TV Home; American Dream Story of Vladimir Matyushenko, Schwarzenegger of Japan Ken Yasuda, Tucson Paramedic, Heavyweight Chad Griggs all featured in this weeks episode
Sportfight XIX Cinco de Mayhem returns for more epic battles, hard hits and non-stop action at the Rose Garden on Saturday, May 5 at 7:30p. Sportfight delivers the best Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting from Oregon, Washington and Idaho as well as conditioned fighters from all over the country.
Las Vegas Hilton to Host its First-ever MMA event; Ken Shamrocks Nevada Lions, led by rising stars John Gunderson, Roy Big Country Nelson and Vernon White to take on Don Fryes Tucson Scorpions led by Mike Whitehead and Chad Griggs; Second matchup to pit Renzo Gracies New York Pitbulls, led by Jamal Patterson and Delson Heleno, against Carlos Newtons Toronto Dragons
Las Vegas, Nevada April 23, 2007 Hall of Fame Boxing Referee Richard Steele, who recently retired as arguably boxings greatest referee, will now take his legacy to the fastest growing sport on the planet, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), with the launch of his new promotional venture, Steele Cage Promotions, LLC (www.steelecage.com),
Steele Cage launches with Fireworks in the Cage July 7th in Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada April 16, 2007 Hall of Fame Boxing Referee Richard Steele, who recently retired as arguably boxings greatest referee, will now move from the ring to the cage with the launch of his new Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotional venture, Steele Cage Promotions, LLC (www.steelecage.com).
Bodog Fight: Costa Rica Combat debuts Tuesday, April 17th at 11 p.m. / 10 p.m. Central on ION Television. The latest series of Bodog Fight promises to be its most impressive effort to date, as Bodog founder Calvin Ayre welcomes mixed martial arts superstars Royce Gracie, Josh Barnett, Phil Baroni and Denis Kang to the beaches of Costa Rica for their insight and analysis.
NEW YORK, April 17, 2007- The International Fight Leagues (OTC.BB: IFLI), Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Gareb Shamus was selected as one of Brandweek Magazines 10 Marketers of the Next Generation, as revealed in the magazines current issue.
April 15, 2007, St. Petersburg, Russia - The Russian Red Devils capitalized on their comrades support to emerge victorious from Russias ICE Palace Arena on Saturday, April 14th in the most anticipated pay-per-view event of the year, BodogFight: Fedor Emelianenko vs Matt Lindland, Clash of the Nations. The star-studded mixed martial arts card lived up to its billing, with Fedor Emelianenko, the #1 ranked heavyweight in the world taking on the #1 ranked middleweight, Matt "The Law" Lindland, in the main event. In the end, the sold out crowd, which included Russian President Vladimir Putin, got what they wanted, as their beloved champion improved to 26-1 after forcing his brave American challenger to tap out in the very first round.
Doubleheader from London and Southern California to Feature Top World MMA Fighters in Including Gary Turner, Bob The Beast Sapp, Ivan Serati, Vitor The Phenom Belfort, Tim Big Perm Persey, Fábio Negão and Takumi Nakayama
On Saturday, May 26th, 2007, history will be made as King of the Cage comes to Chicago for the very first time. The event will be held at the UIC Pavilion, located at 525 South Racine in Chicago. Doors open at 6 pm and fights begin at 7pm. KOTC Lightweight Champion Clay French (9-2) will take on Buddy Clinton (9-3)
Newton's Dragons Move Back Into Playoff Mix; Pitbulls Strengthen Position UNCASVILLE, Conn., April 13, 2007 - The Dragons and Pitbulls made big statements in the push for the International Fight League playoffs, earning victories at the IFL event before 6,131 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
Grassroots events programs and clinics, joint promotional opportunities part of initial focus NEW YORK and COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 12, 2007 The International Fight League (OTC.BB: IFLI), the worlds first team-based professional mixed martial arts league, and USA Wrestling, the National Governing Body for wrestling in the United States, today announced a strategic partnership