Elite Fighting Championship* Brings Mixed Martial Arts to the Centre in Vancouver for the Performing Arts On March 18th, 2006. The card features such fighters as Travis Wiuff, Marvin Eastman, Ben Greer, Ian Loveland and many, many more. Elite formally announced today that it will hold its first-
Elite Fighting Championship* Brings Mixed Martial Arts to the Centre in Vancouver for the Performing Arts On March 18th, 2006, the fast growing, most dynamic and explosive sport on the planet is coming to Vancouver, BC
Vancouver, BC: February 19, 2006: Elite Fighting Championship* (* a division of 0735957 B.C. Ltd.) formally announced today that it will hold its first-ever Elite Fighting Mixed Martial Arts event in Vancouver, BC, when it presents its Elite Fighting Experience, live from the Center in Vancouver for the Performing Arts on March 18th, 2006.
After years of waiting, the Elite Fighting Championship is finally offering an opportunity for athletes, audiences, networks, and sponsors to experience an authentic and entertaining mixed martial arts event, said Rob Harris, President of the Elite Fighting. Long in the planning, we are pleased to be able to play host to the highest form of evolution in MMA competition.
The Elite Fighting Championship is devoted to the promotion and marketing of the MMA sport, the events which showcase them, and the sponsors who make it possible. To match the high caliber nature of this event, they have selected the Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts to host the Elite Fighting Experience. Designed by acclaimed Canadian architect Moshe Safdie, The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts is the premiere performing arts facility in Western Canada.
Martial arts as a form of self-defense and personal fitness has been appreciated and accepted around the world for centuries. True fighters have adopted and perfected this art in the form of many disciplines, Now, the next evolution in sports entertainment has gone mainstream with Mixed Martial Arts. We are proud to endorse this form of combat by showcasing it in our mainstream events, while raising the awareness of this event as an Elite art form, versus a renegade sport.
More details on this event, including the official fight card, will be announced over the coming weeks. Tickets for the Elite Fighting Experience went on sale on February 14th, 2006 at all Ticketmaster outlets across Canada, or online at www.elitefights.tv. Ticket prices will range between $30.00 and $150.00.
About Elite Fighting Championship*
Teams of very successful and enthusiastic business and martial arts professionals with over 12 years experience in fight promotions have come together to form the Elite Fighting Championship. They have developed a business and spectator opportunity and assembled an accomplished league, governing body, board of referees, and stringent rules and guidelines to add structure to what is often and unfairly considered a renegade sport. Their endeavor will instill spiritualism and fairness of play in Mixed Martial Arts through the hosting, marketing and promotion of the Elite Fighting Experience.
The Full card looks to be as follows
Travis Wuiff vs. Marvin Eastman
Chris Wilson vs. Derek Downey
Ben Greer vs. Ian Loveland
Marcus Vinicius vs. Maverick Harvey
Garett Davis vs. Mike Gates
Tim Thurston vs. Jaimie Hendry
Dave Scholton vs. Cory Rhodes
Tyler Jackson vs. Bobby Merrill
George Kassimatis vs. Jerin Valel
Cesar Narita vs. Tarry Salloum
Costa Rojas vs. Sonny Taylor
Paul Derrick vs. Chase Dagenhardt
Shane Lightlevs. Darcy Spence
Hardeep Singh vs. Jeff Sutherland
Myles Merola vs. Sal Ram
Other possible fighters include: Bill Mahood, J.D Braud, Darren Cave and Joe Ramirez
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