Multimedia Release -- Televised Amateur MMA League Targets the Olympics
January 22, 2014 --
MIAMI, Jan. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fighters Source® unveiled their 2014 amateur MMA season today, which includes a 14 episode TV series that will be nationally broadcasted as they continue their global campaign for Olympic recognition. Last year Fighters Source®as a promotion company produced the first international amateur MMA team competition "Fighters Source® World Championship" in Borås, Sweden and then "Kings of New York," the first fully sanctioned amateur MMA show to come to Manhattan in over 17 years. "Now that Fighters Source® is a League, we have the flexibility we need. Fighters Source's goal is to touch every part of the country, from the East Coast to West Coast of America," states Anthony Medina, CEO, Fighters Source®, LLC.
On February 15, 2014 Peoria Civic Center, located at 201 S. West Jefferson Ave. Peoria, IL, will host the kick off for the Fighters Source®inaugural season with the hometown team Chicago Havoc vs. Miami Punch. Eight promotions from across the country have emerged, producing a roster of their area's best male fighters at 135lbs, 145lbs, 155lbs, 170lbs, 185lbs, 205lbs and females fighters at 125lbs, 135lbs. These teams will compete in a national circuit where only the winners move on to the MMA World Challenge. "What we are doing is looking for the best amateur promotions groups throughout the country, and their best amateur fighters," remarks Adam Sandoval, Director of Compliance and Licensing, Fighters Source, LLC.
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Six men and two women will earn a chance to represent the USA in their journey as these teams travel the nation competing in 8 major markets, airing in over 100+ million homes due to the Fighters Source®recent signing with United Fight Alliance (UFA) Network.
United Fight Alliance (UFA) Network is a group of four television networks airing in 100+ million homes nationally alone, and a combined 130 million homes, nationally and internationally. This will be the first time ever an amateur sports league will be majorly broadcast into homes and businesses. Fighters Source® plans to produce and broadcast amateur Mixed Martial Arts events from around the country, giving us all an opportunity to watch this major step for amateur fighters as they prepare themselves for the pros. "We have seen Mr. Medina's work in the past and have been impressed not only with his product but also with Fighter's Source's long- term goals and vision," says Jordan "Jay" Adam, CEO, United Fight Alliance (UFA) Network.
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MMA Battle Arena, UK will host the London MMA World Challenge on September 27, 2014 where USA vs. UK and 10 more countries will compete to crown true world champions. Not only will Fighters Source® promotions, fighters and sponsors now have the opportunity to be seen nationally in homes and business across the country, but this brings Fighters Source® one step closer to its goal of bringing Mixed Martial Arts to the Olympics.
This organized movement will also set the bar for other properly sanctioned amateur promotions as far as safety, quality and professionalism.
Check with your local cable and satellite provider for show listings in your area. For more information on Fighters Source® events and to inquire about fighting in our league or for sponsorship information please visit us at www.fighterssource.com or contact us at 305-714-9423 / firstname.lastname@example.org.
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