What happens when two of the undisputed heavy-hitters in mixed martial arts join forces? Fans of the world's fastest growing sport are about to find out!
MMA powerhouse Bodog Fight has signed on to become a Presenting Sponsor of three upcoming Strikeforce promotions, including the first-ever mixed martial arts event to be held at the world-famous Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills, California on Saturday, September 29.
"We are delighted to have Bodog Fight on board as our presenting sponsor," said Scott Coker, CEO of Strikeforce. "This unique collaboration provides a fantastic platform on which to deliver fight fans the absolute best in MMA action."
Bodog Fight Presents: Strikeforce at The Playboy Mansion will feature the return of undefeated World Lightweight Champion "El Nino" Gilbert Melendez (12-0) as well as the Strikeforce debut of middleweight star Joe "Diesel" Riggs (26-9, 1 NC), who will battle fan favorite Eugene "The Wolf" Jackson (15-7-1).
The stacked card also boasts former WWE sensation Daniel Puder (5-0), Josh "The Punk" Thomson (34-2, 1 NC), Adam Lynn (11-7, 1 NC), Bobby Southworth (7-4), and Bodog Fight stars Jorge "Gamebred" Masvidal (11-2), Matt Lee (9-6-1), and Bill "The Butcher" Mahood (15-5-1).
As part of the arrangement, Bodog Fight will sponsor two additional Strikeforce events, scheduled to take place in November and December, respectively.