UFC FAN EXPO July 10 and 11

UFC Fan Expo is the world’s premier Ultimate Fighting Championship fan event. Thousands of fans will celebrate their passion for America’s fastest growing sport Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11, through participation in exhibitions, fighter autograph and training sessions, fan-inspired special events and competitions. Meet elite fighters and interact with industry icons. Buy your tickets today to be a part of this historic weekend!

 http://www.ufcfanexpo.com/Buy-Tickets/ 

“WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields” Adds Lightweight Main Card Matchup with Jimmy Spicuzza vs. Islam Mamedov

Live NBCSN telecast to feature five bouts, including world championship main event between Rousimar Palhares and Jake Shields

Saturday, Aug. 1 at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (July 1, 2015) – World Series of Fighting’s (WSOF.com) blockbuster event on Saturday, Aug. 1 will now feature five contests on the night’s live NBCSN telecast, with the addition of a lightweight (155 pounds) matchup between four-time promotional veteran Jimmy Spicuzza (6-2) and submission ace Islam Mamedov(11-1).

The lightweight contest joins the night’s main event showdown between reigning WSOF World Welterweight (170 pounds) Champion Rousimar Palhares (17-6) and challenger and two-time world champion Jake Shields (31-7), as well as the co-main event between WSOF World Bantamweight (135 pounds) Champion Marlon Moraes (14-4-1) and undefeated challenger Sheymon Moraes (7-0), and a highly-anticipated, light heavyweight (205 pounds) battle between combat sports phenomTyrone “King of the Ring” Spong (2-0) and gritty veteran Mike “MAK” Kyle(21-12-1).

A fifth bout will be announced shortly, as Magomed Bibulatov (9-0) has been forced to withdraw from a previously announced, inaugural WSOF world flyweight (125 pounds0 championship matchup with fellow undefeated contender Donavon Frelow(4-0), who will now likely fight on the evening’s WSOF.com-streamed preliminary card against a new opponent.

Spicuzza, of Las Vegas, Nev., is a Drysdale Jiu-Jitsu fighter and four-time WSOF veteran. He debuted for the promotion at WSOF 9 on March 29, 2014, and submittedGil Guardado with a  rear-naked choke in the first round (3:14), before returning at WSOF 10 on June 21, 2014, and scoring a unanimous decision win over Justin Jaynes.

At WSOF 12 on Aug. 9,  2014, he suffered a TKO (punches) loss to Lucas Montoya, but bounced back at WSOF 19 on March 28, where he earned a split decision win over Benny Madrid.

Meanwhile, the 25-year-old Mamedov is a Dagestani import who now calls Jersey City, N.J. his home. Competing professionally since 2009, Mamedov suffered a loss in his second professional outing, but has since rattled off 10 consecutive victories, including six by submission and two via TKO.

Mamedov made his WSOF debut on April 10, scoring a devastating first round (4:42) TKO on Leon Davis with a barrage of punches.

The live NBCSN telecast of “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields” begins at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT on Aug. 1.
Priced from $29.99, tickets for the event are on sale at Ticketmaster.com and WSOF.com.

Doors at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will open at 4 p.m. PT, and the first preliminary card bout will begin at 5 p.m. PT.

Additional bouts for the event will be announced soon.

MAIN CARD
WSOF World Welterweight Championship Main Event:
Rousimar Palhares (Champion) vs. Jake Shields (Challenger)

WSOF World Bantamweight Championship Co-Main Event:
Marlon Moraes (Champion) vs. Sheymon Moraes (Challenger)

Light Heavyweight: Tyrone Spong vs. Mike Kyle
Lightweight: Jimmy Spicuzza vs. Islam Mamedov

About “World Series of Fighting” (WSOF)
“World Series of Fighting” (WSOF) is a world wide premier professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight promotion dedicated to delivering the best action-packed fights for fight fans by producing the best possible match-ups between elite fighters from around the world. For more information please visit WSOF.com. Follow “World Series of Fighting” on Twitter @MMAWorldSeries and “World Series of Fighting” President Ray Sefo @SugarRaySefo.

ABOUT NBCSN
NBCSN, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans. Now in more than 85 million homes, the Emmy Award-winning network is the cable television home of the Summer and Winter Olympics, National Hockey League (NHL) – including two games of the Stanley Cup Final — Premier League, Formula One, IndyCar, Tour de France, the 34th America’s Cup, and beginning in 2015, NASCAR. In addition, NBCSN features college football, college basketball, college hockey, cycling, outdoor programming, horse racing surrounding the Triple Crown  and Breeders’ Cup, Fight Night boxing, Ironman, the Dew Tour and USA Sevens Rugby. The network is also home to original programs such as Costas TonightNFL Turning Point, Pro Football Talk, The Dan Patrick Show, and NASCAR America. NBCSN is distributed via cable systems and satellite operators throughout the United States.

UFC® AND REEBOK ELEVATE SPORT OF MMA WITH FIRST-EVER UFC FIGHT KIT

 

Apparel Engineered for Ultimate Performance

June 30, 2015 (New York City, NY): UFC® and Reebok today unveiled the first-ever UFC Fight Kit.

Built for high-performance athleticism, the UFC Fight Kit will be worn by every athlete that steps into the Octagon® and symbolizes UFC’s continuing evolution in the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) with a line of apparel developed with fighters, for fighters by Reebok. The kit will debut for the first time in the Octagon at UFC® 189: ALDO vs. MCGREGOR on July 11.

Built for pride and designed for performance, the official UFC Fight Kit by Reebok features innovations that support strength, speed, and flexibility, while allowing each athlete to prominently display their names and country pride on kit pieces:

§ STRENGTH: Sublimated graphic execution and reinforced double welded seam sealing construction for durability and reduced abrasion.

§ SPEED: Lightweight low-profile construction for weight reduction and streamlining.

§ COMFORT: PlayDry moisture management technology quickens drying time by rapidly moving moisture away from the body, allowing fighters to maintain optimum body temperature in the heat of battle.

§ FLEXIBILITY: 360° multi-directional stretch fabric and laser cut side vents for functional mobility. Anti-slipping technology ensures form fitting for every fighter position.

§ PRIDE: Country specific badging and athlete’s name with iconic on-garment placement.

The UFC Fight Kit has three variations: Champion Kit – featuring black and grey colors with iconic gold trim, worn only by current champions, Country Kit – with country specific colors and badging, and Universal Kit – using black and silver with a global badge, available to all athletes on the roster. The UFC Fight Kit includes the official UFC walkout jersey, variations of the Octagon short, the Octagon skort, the walkout hoodie, and assorted performance tops for women.

“Today is an historic moment for UFC, our athletes, Reebok and the sport of mixed martial arts,” UFC President Dana White said. “We’ve teamed up with an amazing global partner to take this sport to the next level, and we’ve done just that with the UFC Fight Kit. This gear was built and designed specifically for MMA athletes. Not only does it elevate the look of the sport – it revolutionizes the way they train, compete and perform.”

“The UFC Fight Kit is a landmark moment for Reebok’s partnership with the UFC as well as the sport as a whole,’ said Matt O’Toole, Reebok’s President. “UFC athletes represent some of the toughest and most dedicated humans in the world and Reebok is proud to develop the first-ever dedicated kit to support and enable their greatness in the Octagon.”

Beyond the Octagon, Reebok also launches its Reebok Combat collection today. Providing high performance apparel for people who fight for a living and those who want to train like a fighter.

“MMA is an exciting sport that is on the forefront of fitness and conditioning and Reebok Combat offers a full collection of training apparel to support those who like to train like a fighter. Reebok Combat is

part of our holistic commitment to growth and support of MMA at all levels and we are excited to see the reaction to this brand new category from all corners of the world,” said Todd Krinsky, Vice President at Reebok.

The UFC Fight Kit will be available for pre-sale on www.ufcstore.com and www.reebok.com as of June

30. It will officially launch at Sports Authority on July 7 and Reebok FitHubs on July 10, in the US and Canada, as well as being available at the UFC Fan Expo® in Las Vegas July 10-11. International release dates to be announced. The Reebok Combat collection will also be available on www.reebok.com beginning July 1.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ARMWRESTLING LEAGUE GLOBALLY TELEVISED

PROFESSIONAL ARMWRESTLING LEAGUE
—PAL USA—
LAUNCHES GLOBALLY TELEVISED
‘VENDETTA IN VEGAS’
2015 SERIES JULY 12 AT HARD ROCK

The Professional Armwrestling League (PAL), the worldwide leader in the sport, launches its 2015 American campaign with the nationally and internationally televised “Vendetta in Vegas” card Sunday, July 12, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

This is the first in a series of regularly scheduled cards in Las Vegas under the PAL USA banner.

“Vendetta in Vegas” will be broadcast nationally on CBS Sports Network on a tape-delay basis and internationally into 56 countries in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.

PAL USA presents the top open division competitors from more than 40 countries in North America, Europe and Asia, both men and women, in weight categories ranging from bantamweight to super heavyweight.
PAL, which held its first event in the United States during 2009, was founded in 2002 by Igor Mazurenko, a legendary wrestler, trainer and promoter in the sport.  PAL has offices in Gdynia, Poland, and Las Vegas.

“Arm wrestling is a sport most everyone has tried at some time during their life,” said Mazurenko.  “But to see these professionals compete, it’s like night and day.  They bring a ferocity that is seen only, say, in my opinion, among linemen in American football.

“Arm wrestling started as a formally organized and structured sport 38 years ago; but in the past decade it has been gaining considerable popularity in the United States, because fans are discovering and appreciating its fast pace, intensity and excitement.,” said Mazurenko.  “This increased popularity is evidenced by the domestic and international television exposure we have secured.”

For almost 20 years, Mazurenko was a prominent and successful professional athlete throughout Europe, excelling in arm wrestling, power lifting and body building.  He competed at the highest level as an arm wrestler for 16 years, and in 2011 won the world championship in the Masters division as a heavyweight at the Professional World Cup in Poland.

Mazurenko also can be considered a renaissance man among sports figures.  In addition to his PAL duties, Mazurenko is:  A licensed acrobatic pilot, working on his PhD thesis, doing cutting- edge training research on arm wrestling, a manufacturer and distributor of sports equipment, an award-winning producer of arm wrestling films, the publisher of an arm wrestling magazine and  vice president of the amateur European Arm Wrestling Federation.

The four-match “Vendetta in Vegas” card July 12 in the Vinyl at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino:

  • Richard Lupkes of Rushmore, Minn. (315 pounds)

vs.
Andrey Pushkar of the Ukraine (243 pounds)

  • Tim Bresnan of Lisbon, Conn. (286 pounds)

vs.
Eugeni Prudnik of the Ukraine (203 pounds)

  • Janusz Zolcinski of Poland (242 pounds)

vs.
Harold Owens II of Carmel, Ind. (240 pounds)

  • Vazgen Saghoyan of Armenia (165 pounds)

vs.
Chris Gobby of Montreal (165 pounds)

Tickets for “Vendetta in Vegas” are priced at $20 for general admission, $50 for reserved and $100 for VIP.

Tickets are available:

At the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino box office daily from to 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.;
By calling AXS 888-929-7849 or by going to AXS.com

The first bout in the Vinyl starts at 3 p.m. with doors opening at 2.

Each match consists of the traditional best-of-six rounds format.  There is a one-minute break between rounds, regardless of how long the previous session lasted.

Most sessions are over within 15 seconds, but some can last up to one minute.  The record for the longest session in international competition is eight minutes, a never-again-approached duration.

Other top world class arm wrestlers who are scheduled to be in action on upcoming “Vendetta in Vegas” cards include Don “Hollywood” Underwood of Independence, Mo.; Krasimir Kostadinov of Bulgaria; and Zoloev Khadzimurat, Arsen Liliev, Alexey Semerenko and Alexey Voeyvoda from Russia.

Not only is arm wrestling competition explosive, it is universal.  Virtually, every American at some time during their life, usually starting at childhood, has engaged in arm wrestling.

But PAL has taken this most basic of activities, refined it and made it one of the fastest-growing sports in the world.  It is under consideration as an exhibition sport in the 2024 Olympic Games.

These are superb athletes who exhibit strength, technique, stamina and will.  It’s what makes this sport so very dynamic.

Men compete in weight divisions of featherweight (up to 139 pounds), lightweight (155), welterweight (172) middleweight (190), heavyweight (210) and super heavyweight (above 210).

Women compete in weight divisions of featherweight (up to 115 pounds), lightweight (126), welterweight (139), middleweight (155) and super middleweight (above 155).

Age groups include Juniors (less than 18 years of age), Senior Juniors (18 through 20), Seniors (21 through 39), Masters (40 through 49), Grand Masters (50 through 59) and Ultra Grand Masters (60 and more).  Open division professionals can be any age from 21 and older.

Men, women and the physically challenged compete in both right and left-arm arm wrestling matches.

Various factors can play a part in one’s success in arm wrestling. Technique and overall arm strength are the two greatest contributing factors to winning an arm wrestling match. Other factors, such as the length of an arm wrestler’s arm, his/her muscle and arm mass/density, hand grip size, wrist endurance/flexibility and reaction time, can add to the advantages of one arm wrestler over another.

Techniques include:

  • The “top roll,” which emphasizes a roll of the wrist as a wrestler brings down the opponent’s wrist, and;
  • The “hook,” in which the wrist turns into a hooked grip after the referee has started the match, and;
  • The “press” or “push,” in which a wrestler forces an opponent’s palm into a face-up position, then, using chest, shoulder, tricep and forearm strength, pushes down the opponent for the pin, and;
  • “Side pressure,” in which a wrestler keeps his wrist locked and, using shoulder rotation, pushes down the opponent for the pin.

Strict rules apply, and fouls can be called and penalties assessed by the referee for various infractions, including: pushing an opponent’s elbow off the elbow pad, a false or premature start and trying to escape a possible arm pin by intentionally breaking the grip with the opponent or purposefully sliding one’s own elbow off the pad.

And, the sport can be hazardous.  Arm wrestling puts enormous torque/twist on the upper arm’s humerus bone to a degree seen in few other sports.  Most bones are not accustomed to being significantly stressed in this direction, and injuries occasionally occur.  Most common is a diagonal break at or below the midpoint between the shoulder and the elbow.

MMA Fight Radio Thurs June 25

Ryan Bader,  Pat Healy, Randy Steinke Tonya Evinger and Angela Magana

 

MMA Fight Radio airing on NBC Sports Radio Phoenix 1060 AM Thursdays 6-8pm

 

MMA Fight Radio

 

To listen on your cell phone choose the appropriate link:

To listen via Google Play App http://tiny.cc/ail3ux

To listen via IPhone App http://tiny.cc/3ll3ux

Via computer just wait for this page to load and listen live

 

MMA Fight Radio is Arizona’s original expert and best source for MMA. Hosted by Scott Lewis, UFC light heavyweight Ryan Jimmo and Dave Bierstein. With recurring guest co-hosts Efrain Escudero: UFC lightweight and coach of Season 2 TUF Latin America.

Produced by Penny Buffington. Sponsored by the Arizona Event Center.

Show hosts include Scott Lewis and  along with UFC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT Ryan “THE BIG DEAL” Jimmo and Dave Bierstein

News, Reviews and Interviews with today’s hottest national and local fighters, including expert analysis of all things MMA: including the UFC, Bellator, Duel for Domination, Bounded Fist Muay Thai and more.

Connecting listeners to MMA events and fighters with contests, prizes, ticket giveaways and more!

MMA AT IT’S FINEST

  • MMA Fight Radio reaches 28,000 monthly cumulative audience.
  • NBC Sports Radio Phoenix 1060 AM is one of the top sports stations in the Valley with a reach of 4 million people.

 

Ryan Bader is UFC’s ranked #3 Light Heavyweight and The Ultimate Fighter Season 8 winner.

ryan bader phone app screenshot
Ryan Bader

 

 

Titan FC 34 July 18 Main event Lightweight title fight TITAN FC 34

JULY 18, 2015 / MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA

MIKE RICCI 10 – 4 – 0 vs PAT HEALY 31 – 20 – 0

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Duel for Domination July 11 Crank It Up Promotions (Facebook | Twitter)

Duel for Domination XII

Main Event

Randy Steinke Record: (10-7-1) MMA Lab vs Steven Cervantes Record: (4-0-0) Luttrell MMA

Saturday, July 11, 2015  6:00 pm (first fight)

Randy Steinke  Duel for Domination
Randy Steinke Duel for Domination

Arizona Event Center (480) 779-7716

1300 South Country Club Drive

Mesa, Arizona 85210

Event Hash Tag #DuelForDominationXII

DFDJan15LRG

 

INVICTA FC 13 JULY 09, 2015 / THE COSMOPOLITAN, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, UNITED STATES

TONYA EVINGER 15 – 5 – 0 vs IRENE ALDANA 5 – 1 – 0

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THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FINALE AMERICAN TOP TEAM VS. BLACKZILIANS on FOX SPORTS 1

UFC JULY 12, 2015 / MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, UNITED STATES

ANGELA MAGANA 11 – 7 – 0 vs MICHELLE WATERSON 12 – 4 – 0

Angela Magana

You may listen via the internet, or phone app or if local on NBC

Sports Radio Phoenix 1060AM

Produced by Penny Buffington. Sponsored by the Arizona Event Center.

For sponsor / advertising opportunities on MMA FIGHT RADIO SHOW contact Scott Lewis @ cubelewis@gmail.com or 602 770 4480 cell

Listen to Past shows: https://soundcloud.com/mmafightradio

 

To listen on your cell phone choose the appropriate link:

To listen via Google Play App http://tiny.cc/ail3ux

To listen via IPhone App http://tiny.cc/3ll3ux

Via computer just wait for this page to load and listen live

 

MMA Fight Radio Thurs June 18

Glenn Robinson, Mike Ricci, Joe Murphy and Josh Rodda

MMA Fight Radio airing on NBC Sports Radio Phoenix 1060 AM Thursdays 6-8pm

 

MMA Fight Radio

 

To listen on your cell phone choose the appropriate link:

To listen via Google Play App http://tiny.cc/ail3ux

To listen via IPhone App http://tiny.cc/3ll3ux

Via computer just wait for this page to load and listen live

 

MMA Fight Radio is Arizona’s original expert and best source for MMA. Hosted by Scott Lewis, UFC light heavyweight Ryan Jimmo and Dave Bierstein. With recurring guest co-hosts Efrain Escudero: UFC lightweight and coach of Season 2 TUF Latin America.

Produced by Penny Buffington. Sponsored by the Arizona Event Center.

Show hosts include Scott Lewis and  along with UFC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT Ryan “THE BIG DEAL” Jimmo and Dave Bierstein

News, Reviews and Interviews with today’s hottest national and local fighters, including expert analysis of all things MMA: including the UFC, Bellator, Duel for Domination, Bounded Fist Muay Thai and more.

Connecting listeners to MMA events and fighters with contests, prizes, ticket giveaways and more!

MMA AT IT’S FINEST

  • MMA Fight Radio reaches 28,000 monthly cumulative audience.
  • NBC Sports Radio Phoenix 1060 AM is one of the top sports stations in the Valley with a reach of 4 million people.

 

 

Glenn Robinson is the CEO of Authentic Sports Management  A professional team of athletes, The Blackzilians was established in 2011 by Glenn Robinson and other founding members Rashad Evans, Jorge Santiago, Gesias Cavalcante and Danillo and Yuri Villefort. The Blackzilians are a world class group of professional athletes who train together at the JACO Hybrid Training Center in Delray Beach, Florida.

http://www.blackzilians.com/

 

RFA 27 July 03, 2015 / CenturyLink Arena, Boise, Idaho, United States

Jesse Brock 19 – 8 – 0 vs Joe Murphy 8 – 2 – 0

 

RFA 27

 

Titan FC 34 July 18 Main event Lightweight title fight TITAN FC 34

JULY 18, 2015 / MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA

MIKE RICCI 10 – 4 – 0 vs PAT HEALY 31 – 20 – 0

Mike Ricci

 

Duel for Domination July 11 Crank It Up Promotions (Facebook | Twitter)

Duel for Domination XII

 Co Main Event Pro Debut Josh Rodda vs John Rozema (2-2-0)

Saturday, July 11, 2015  6:00 pm (first fight)

Arizona Event Center (480) 779-7716

1300 South Country Club Drive

Mesa, Arizona 85210

Event Hash Tag #DuelForDominationXII

Josh Rodda Duel for Domination
Josh Rodda Duel for Domination

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You may listen via the internet, or phone app or if local on NBC

Sports Radio Phoenix 1060AM

Produced by Penny Buffington. Sponsored by the Arizona Event Center.

For sponsor / advertising opportunities on MMA FIGHT RADIO SHOW contact Scott Lewis @ cubelewis@gmail.com or 602 770 4480 cell

Listen to Past shows: https://soundcloud.com/mmafightradio

 

To listen on your cell phone choose the appropriate link:

To listen via Google Play App http://tiny.cc/ail3ux

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Watch UFC 188 Live at the Movie Theater

 

This Saturday at UFC 188, history will be made as the long awaited heavyweight fight between reigning champion Cain Velasquez and interim titleholder Fabricio Werdum will finally take place. Order UFC 188: Velasquez vs Werdum – live on Pay-Per-View this Saturday at 10pm/9c or watch it live on the big screen at a theater near you! Go to fathomevents.com for participating theaters.

http://www.ufc.com/event/UFC188

MMA Fight Radio June 4

Efrain Escudero, Douglas Lima, Angelo Mullen, Estevan Payan and Brian Moore 

 

MMA Fight Radio airing on NBC Sports Radio Phoenix 1060 AM Thursdays 6-8pm

 

MMA Fight Radio

 

To listen on your cell phone choose the appropriate link:

To listen via Google Play App http://tiny.cc/ail3ux

To listen via IPhone App http://tiny.cc/3ll3ux

Via computer just wait for this page to load and listen live

 

MMA Fight Radio is Arizona’s original expert and best source for MMA. Hosted by Scott Lewis, Jay Pagliaro, Dave Bierstein, and UFC light heavyweight Ryan Jimmo. With recurring guest co-hosts Efrain Escudero: UFC lightweight and coach of Season 2 TUF Latin America.

Produced by Penny Buffington. Sponsored by the Arizona Event Center.

News, Reviews and Interviews with today’s hottest national and local fighters, including expert analysis of all things MMA: including the UFC, Bellator, Duel for Domination, Bounded Fist Muay Thai and more.

Connecting listeners to MMA events and fighters with contests, prizes, ticket giveaways and more!

MMA AT IT’S FINEST

  • MMA Fight Radio reaches 28,000 monthly cumulative audience.
  • NBC Sports Radio Phoenix 1060 AM is one of the top sports stations in the Valley with a reach of 4 million people.

 

UFC 188 June 13, 2015 / Mexico City Arena, Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

Efrain Escudero 23 – 9 – 0 vs Drew Dober 15 – 6 – 0 Efrain Escudero MMA Fight RadioEfrain ElbowEfrain Escudero in studio MMA Fight Radio

We interview Angelo Mullen from Bounded Fist Muay Thai – Event takes place: Jun 13 vs Chris Burgett

Arizona Event Center, LLC.

1300 S Country Club Dr Suite 105, Mesa, Arizona 85210

 

Angelo Mullen vs Chris Burgett Bounded Fist

Douglas Lima defending his Welterweight Title….
Bellator 140 July 17, 2015 / Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut
Douglas Lima 26 – 5 – 0 vs Andrey Koreshkov 17 – 1 – 0

MMA Fight Radio Dhiego Lima, Douglas Lima and Penny Buffington MMA Fight Radio
Dhiego Lima, Douglas Lima and Penny Buffington

 


Rage in the Cage 178  Sat June 6  Estevan Payan vs Ray Robinson

Rage

From Legends of the Cage Brian  Moore

Legends of the Cage

 

You may listen via the internet, or phone app or if local on NBC

Sports Radio Phoenix 1060AM

Show hosts include Scott Lewis and Jay Pagliaro along with UFC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT Ryan “THE BIG DEAL” Jimmo

Produced by Penny Buffington. Sponsored by the Arizona Event Center.

For sponsor / advertising opportunities on MMA FIGHT RADIO SHOW contact Scott Lewis @ cubelewis@gmail.com or 602 770 4480 cell

Listen to Past shows: https://soundcloud.com/mmafightradioDFDJan15LRG

 

To listen on your cell phone choose the appropriate link:

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Fight Network Signs Exclusive Multi-Year Programming Deal with World Series of Fighting

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, today announced an exclusive multi-year programming agreement with Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts organization World Series of Fighting (WSOF.com) to broadcast live events and the existing archive in Canada, and globally in over 30 countries across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

The deal kicks off this weekend with a short tape delay broadcast of WSOF 21: Palmer vs. Horodecki from Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Airing June 6 at Midnight ET, the event is headlined by WSOF featherweight champion Lance Palmer defending against Canada’s own Chris Horodecki, while WSOF heavyweight champion Smealinho Rama, another Canadian, defends the coveted title against Bulgarian powerhouse Blagoi Ivanov.

WSOF 21: Palmer vs. Horodecki will repeat on Saturday, June 6 at 4 p.m. ET and Sunday, June 7 at 2 p.m. ET.

WSOF is led by president Ray Sefo, a six-time world kickboxing champion and two-time Hall of Famer. The promotion has staged 20 events to date, featuring internationally renowned superstars such as Andrei Arlovski, Anthony Johnson, David Branch, Rousimar Palhares, Jake Shields, Yushin Okami and Jon Fitch. .

WSOF has also spawned the careers of the next generation of MMA superstars, including reigning bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes, featherweight champion Palmer, undefeated lightweight champion Justin Gaethje and undefeated light heavyweight Tyrone Spong.

The first event scheduled to air live on Fight Network is the blockbuster WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields world championship card on Aug. 1, 2015 in Las Vegas, headlined by a showcase of elite grapplers as WSOF welterweight championPalhares defends against former Strikeforce champion and UFC title challengerShields.

Also featured at WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields is a bantamweight title bout pitting the champion Moraes against undefeated Brazilian Sheymon Moraes, and a light heavyweight special attraction featuring Spong in the toughest test of his MMA career against heavy-handed veteran Mike Kyle, who makes his third appearance in the WSOF cage.

“WSOF has rapidly become one of the top promotions in North America and we’re thrilled to bring these world-class live events to our viewers,” said Chad Midgley, VP of Content at Fight Network. “Shows feature a great assortment of established names and highly touted prospects, providing a perfect balance of nostalgia for longtime fans while exposing viewers to fresh talent. With regularly scheduled events in Canada, homegrown stars can now be seen nationally across the country.”

“We are thrilled to partner with such a dynamic and robust television platform like Fight Network, and bring our live event programming to the highly passionate combat sports fan base in Canada where we have made a concerted effort to establish WSOF’s footprint,” said WSOF president, six-time world champion and two-time Hall of Famer,Ray Sefo.

For a full listing of Fight Network’s broadcast schedule, please visittv.fightnetwork.com, follow us on Twitter @fightnet, become a fan on Facebook and visit us on Instagram @fightnet.

About Fight Network:

Fight Network (www.fightnetwork.com) is the world’s premier combat sports network dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, including fights, fighters, fight news and fight lifestyle. The channel is available on Cablevision’s Optimum TV and Texas-based Grande Communications in the U.S., all major carriers in Canada, over 30 countries across Europe, Africa and the Middle East, a programming block on Pursuit Channel (www.pursuitchannel.com), on TSN Radio in Canada via its program “Live Audio Wrestling,” and its programming on Sirius XM Channel 167. Fight Network’s parent company Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. launched Fantasy (FNTSY) Sports Network (www.fantasysportsnetwork.com) across North America in March 2014 and also holds a significant ownership interest in Pursuit Channel.

About World Series of Fighting (WSOF):

“World Series of Fighting” (WSOF) is a world wide premier professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight promotion dedicated to delivering the best action-packed fights for fight fans by producing the best possible match-ups between elite fighters from around the world. For more information please visit WSOF.com. Follow “World Series of Fighting” on Twitter @MMAWorldSeries and “World Series of Fighting” President Ray Sefo @SugarRaySefo.

UFC® LAUNCHES ATHLETE MARKETING AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

 

 

Program includes first all-encompassing, independently administered, professional sports organization anti-doping policy, to be administered by USADA

 

New partnerships with Fusionetics and EXOS to provide UFC athletes with key tools to improve performance both inside and outside the Octagon®

 

Las Vegas – UFC® announced today the unveiling of its new, ground-breaking Athlete Marketing and Development program, introduced to provide athletes with programs and tools to help them maximize their careers and succeed long-term, both inside and outside the Octagon®. In coordination with key organizations such as the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), Fusionetics, and EXOS, UFC continues to be at the forefront of athlete development, making a significant investment into the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) and, most importantly, the athletes who step into the Octagon.

 

“Earlier this year, we vowed to take a leadership position on key areas impacting our sport, fighter health and fighter safety,” UFC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Lorenzo Fertitta said. “After months of hard work, and the addition of Jeff Novitzky, we have taken the opportunity to not only launch an elite anti-doping policy, but to invest, develop and deploy a year-round Athlete Marketing and Development program focused on the preparation, performance and education of our athletes.”

 

As UFC continues to evolve as one of the world’s leading sports organizations, it has engaged USADA to run the first all-encompassing, independently administered, anti-doping policy for a professional sports organization. The policy is a central part of UFC’s expanded efforts to protect the health and safety of its athletes, and to protect their right to compete with natural ability on an even playing field.

 

USADA, universally recognized as a premier anti-doping agency, will act as the independent administrator of the anti-doping policy, beginning July 1, 2015. As the policy ramps up, UFC and USADA will provide athletes with multiple levels of education including: written copies of the policy and accompanying materials, in-person presentations, hands-on demonstration of online and mobile applications, and on-line education courses. Jeff Novitzky, UFC Vice President of Athlete Health and Performance, will spearhead the roll out of the anti-doping policy.

 

UFC and USADA will release the finalized policy to the athletes, the media and the public by mid-June.

 

Fusionetics, developed under the leadership of Dr. Micheal A. Clark and a group of scientists, sports medicine professionals, coaches, athletes and business leaders, is a system that was designed and is utilized in the world of professional sports to help athletes improve their performance, speed up their recovery and avoid future injury. The newly announced partnership will allow UFC athletes to access Fusionetics facilities and interact with their staff, providing individualized digital plans that can be utilized on the athletes’ tablets and phones.

 

EXOS, the leaders in training, nutrition and physical therapy for elite athletes, have worked with some of the best professional athletes in sport and will now begin working closely with UFC athletes. The goal is to help UFC athletes maximize performance and minimize injury risk. During the last week of May, middleweight Luke Rockhold, former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans and newly signed middleweight CM Punk became the first UFC athletes to take part in a full week of training at the EXOS facilities in Phoenix learning innovative ways to train, plan and prepare for competition. Phase two of the program will include sending additional athletes to the EXOS facilities, as well as deploying a mobile EXOS team to some of the top gyms in the sport.

 

Lastly, on June 1 and 2, UFC gathered nearly fifty up-an-coming athletes for its Athlete Summit to unveil the new anti-doping policy and deploy its new Athlete Marketing and Development program. The two-day summit offered classes featuring experts in financial planning, nutrition, and health and wellness, press and social media training, and allowed for personal interaction with all three organizations: USADA, Fusionetics and EXOS.

 

This new program, and future initiatives to be developed under its umbrella, reflects UFC’s absolute on-going commitment to the health and well-being of its contracted athletes.

 

For additional information please visit UFC.com, and follow UFC on Twitter @ufc.

 

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